Care Assistant

Recruiter
Exemplar Health Care
Location
Wincobank, Sheffield
Salary
£7.20/hour £7.20 per hour
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Care Assistant
Willowbeck - Sheffield

As one of the core members of our care/nursing team you will have a huge impact on the quality of life for all our Service Users. Willowbeck is an 82 bed specialist nursing home for young adults with complex physical disabilities and mental health illnesses. You will be placed onto one of 4 active units, supporting upto 20 service users on the unit.

Your enthusiasm, warmth and compassion is a fundamental part in helping our Service Users to feel respected, included and cared for. You will promote the core values of care, help maintain independence, dignity, assist with personal care and ensure the physical and emotional needs of our Service Users are met.

On a typical day, you can expect to:
Assist with personal hygiene
Provide refreshments, snacks and assist at meal times
Take part in individual or group activities
Provide accompaniment on outings or even just a walk to the shop
Make beds and general housekeeping duties
Promote mobility and independence
Assist nursing staff with clinical duties
Promote good relationships with Service Users, relatives, visitors and the care team
Assist with the training of new care team members
Communicate effectively with the nursing team
Assist with on-going assessments of Service Users, reporting any changes
Maintain up to date documentation, care plans, charts etc
Ensure confidentiality at all times
Promote the reputation of the home

What do you get?
A company that believes in its staff
Job satisfaction
Competitive rates of pay
Comprehensive Induction, on-going training and development
Staff benefit scheme - online shopping, discounts and vouchers
Job security

Like what you see and would like to make a difference? Then why not apply today