Care Assistants - Days & Nights

Recruiter
Avery Healthcare Ltd
Location
Solihull
Posted
11 Oct 2017
Closes
21 Nov 2017
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time

Full and Part-Time opportunities available - £Competitive per hour

Our Knowle Gate Care Home, located in Knowle, is currently seeking dedicated, empathetic and caring team players to join us as Care Assistants. Knowle Gate delivers compassionate residential, dementia, nursing and respite care in a high-quality and well-supported environment.

To join us as Care Assistant, it is desirable that you hold a Level 2 qualification in Health & Social Care (or equivalent), alongside experience of a similar role. It is equally important that you can demonstrate the right behaviours and attitude for working in an adult social care environment. A full induction programme will be provided, alongside formal training opportunities.

The role will require you to work shifts on a rota.

The key responsibilities of our Care Assistants include:

  • Provide person-centred care and personal care to residents in all aspects of their daily living.
  • Supporting residents at meal times, in accordance with their individual needs.
  • Ensure the environment is maintained to a high standard including shared areas; ensure areas are decorated as rooms become vacant and that the whole environment is checked regularly to achieve the desired standards.
  • Contribute fully to team working, responding positively to colleagues and undertaking all reasonable work instructions promptly.
  • Take reasonable care of equipment used to carry out tasks, including general cleanliness and advising on any faults or the need for maintenance or replacement.
  • Practice safe systems of work across the range of tasks and in particular moving and handling of loads, by assessing risk and having due regard for personal safety and the safety of residents, visitors and staff.
  • Understand personal responsibilities with regard to Health and Safety at Work legislation, particularly in relation to moving and handling of residents and fire safety and evacuation procedures.
  • Take an active interest in your personal and professional development by contributing to supervision and appraisal meetings, attending team meetings, and participating in training sessions.
  • Adhere to all company and local policies/procedures.
  • Develop positive professional relationships with residents, visitors and colleagues.

When joining Avery Healthcare, we will offer you:

  • 5.6 weeks annual holiday per annum (including public holidays), pro rata
  • Career development pathways and formal training opportunities
  • Free uniform

Avery Healthcare is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults. This post will require an Enhanced DBS Disclosure the cost of which is met by Avery Healthcare.

Proof of eligibility to work in the UK is essential.

Avery Healthcare is an award-winning national care home provider, committed to delivering the highest standards of person-centred care.We are always seeking high-quality people to join our enthusiastic and dedicated teams across the UK.The design of our homes and our carefully selected staff, when combined with our diligent approach to care, enables us to provide our residents with an enriching life and the opportunity to flourish.


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