Care Assistant in Barry

Randstad Care
£7.97 - £11.95/hour
15 Jun 2017
15 Jul 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
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Recruiting for a 32 bed Residential care home in Barry specialising in looking after residents with Dementia. We are looking for an enthusiastic Carer with a proactive approach to the role. The role will be 4/5 shifts a week on a rotating basis dependant on the hours you require.

Randstad supply staff to a large number of Care homes within the Vale of Glamorgan area. Within the care home, residents enjoy a number of activities including bingo, gardening and arts and crafts.

Randstad Benefits:

- Free training available to update qualifications and training modules.
- Ongoing support from dedicated consultant specialising in social work
- Out of hours service
- Master Vendor for 10 local authorities throughout South and West Wales

This is an excellent opportunity to join a progressive care provider in the area. Our client prides themselves on developing their people and providing fantastic training opportunities. The care home has on-site car parking for staff as well as being located close to transport routes and shops.

Other benefits include:

* Competitive salary
* Accrued Holiday pay
* On site Parking
* Flexible working hours
* Dedicated consultant to help guide you through the recruitment process

Responsibilities: In addition to being passionate and enthusiastic about providing care for the elderly, other duties will include:

* Dressing, Bathing and general personal care.
* Administering medicine.
* To assist and support residents with daily life tasks and recreational and social activities.
* Deliver a professional service that meets physical and mental needs to elderly residents.
* To assist, support and encourage residents to maintain existing relationships and develop new ones and to provide assistance where necessary to visitors, friends and relatives to support this aim.

You will have at least 6 months to a years experience of working within a residential setting for the elderly with dementia in the last two years. Other requirements include:

* An online DBS or happy to complete a Randstad DBS
* All Wales Manual handling and Basic Life Support / First Aid training - If you do not hold these you will need to attend our courses on 21st and 22nd June and 4th July.
* 6 Months + Dementia Experience in a health and social care role with a flexible approach to working hours
* A good understanding of each resident's individual needs and requirements.

Randstad Care are the UK's largest specialist Health and Social care recruitment provider. We have over 60 years of experience in helping care professionals find their roles. You will have a dedicated consultant to guide you through the recruitment process and ensure this is the best role to fit you. If you are successful a consultant will contact you within 48 hours to discuss your experience and arrange an interview.

If you are interested in this really exciting opportunity and are keen to progress your career this could be the ideal post for you.

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing