Care Assistants & Support Workers

Recruiter
David Wyld and Co Solicitors
Location
Derby
Salary
£7.50/hour plus extra pay for travel time and mileage
Posted
18 Jun 2017
Closes
17 Jul 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Opportunities have arisen for Care Assistants and Support Workers to join a multiple award-winning community based care and support provider that provides exceptional standards of quality care and support for vulnerable children and adults across England and Wales. Based in Derby, the successful Care Assistants and Support Workers will join the company`s welcoming and friendly team to earn an hourly rate from £7.50 and higher rates for weekend and bank holidays. In addition, you will also receive pay for travel time and mileage. Please note that positions are also available for part-time work.

The company`s staff work as part of a team, meeting the personal care and practical needs of service users in a way that respects the dignity of the individual promoting person centred careplans whilst maintaining their independence. The successful candidates will be mainly responsible for providing care to people within their own homes. Your main duties and responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to:

- Assisting service users` with personal care including getting up in the morning, dressing, undressing, washing, bathing and the toilet where necessary
- Medication administration
- Assisting service users with mobility
- Companionship
- Social calls
- Domestic duties including making and changing beds, tidying rooms and doing light cleaning
- Making yourself available on a regular basis at an agreed, appointed time to assess and review your personal and professional progress
- Maintaining accurate service user records

If you have a caring nature and are looking for a rewarding job with fantastic career prospects then this is the perfect role for you. To be considered for the Care Assistants and Support Workers role you must possess the following attributes and qualities:

- Flexible, reliable and punctual
- Caring nature
- Strong organisational skills
- Sensitivity towards the needs of vulnerable people
- Active and cooperative team player
- Ability to work without direct supervision
- Excellent communication skills
- Full training and support including Diploma qualifications will be provided
- Full driving license, car and mobile phone are essential
- NVQ, QCF and Diplomas in relevant course – not essential but will attract a higher salary

If you`re interested in the opportunity to become a Care Assistant or Support Worker in Derby, and join a well-established and award-winning company, please apply by submitting your CV and cover letter detailing your skills and suitability for the role.

Additional information: Package includes competitive rates of pay plus extra pay for travel time and mileage. Flexible shift patterns are available