Day/Night Care Assistant

14 Jun 2018
11 Jul 2018
Contract Type
We are looking for a committed Care Assistant to join our friendly care team at Highbarrow Residential Care Home to support our elderly clients, who have a range of care needs.
We have flexible hours available with both full time and part time positions available for care assistance working either day shifts or night shifts.
Our Care Assistants need to have a caring nature, are flexible and are able to work well within a team as well as on your own initiative.
The responsibility of our care assistants:
  • To maintain our high standards of care according to service users individualised care plans
  • Provide daily care and support in maintaining independence of our service users
  • Assist to carry out activities of daily living and to support service users when required with washing, toileting, dressing, undressing and all other aspects of daily living
  • Answering call bell systems and assisting as required.
  • Answering the door and telephone and passing messages on promptly.
  • Ensure that service users are treated with privacy, dignity and respect at all times.
Experience and Benefits:
  • Experience is preferred but not essential as training will be provided
  • NVQ Level 2 in Care is desirable but not essential as training is provided and opportunity to work towards this
  • Opportunity to further progress through NVQ levels
  • 5.6 weeks holiday per year pro-rata
  • Subsidised meals
  • Free Uniform
This post is subject to a satisfactory DBS check at candidates own cost