Care Assistant

Recruiter
Brook Street UK
Location
Southport
Salary
£7.50 - £8.50/hour holiday pay, incentives
Posted
10 Jul 2017
Closes
08 Aug 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Interim
Hours
Full Time
We are recruiting for passionate Care Assistants on a temporary basis to work for a large national charity in Southport which provides respite care and short breaks for disabled people.

You would be working for a national charity which provides residential respite care for people with physical and learning disabilities. With 50 years experience this charity runs holiday centres for people with various disabilities and carers, offering around 5,000 breaks over the year. The environment is friendly and relaxed to capture the ultimate holiday-style environment.

As a Care Assistant you will play an essential part in ensuring that the stay is as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. You will responsible for providing companionship and assistance for guests, supporting with personal care, general care needs and activities including accessing the heated indoor hydrotherapy pool, zumba classes, arts and craft activities as well as day trips to local cities.

Ideally you will want to work with disabled people and be passionate about providing help and support to these people. Ideal candidates will be flexible, willing to get involved and willing to do personal care. Shifts could include day/ night or waking night shifts.

Suitable candidates will require a minimum of 1 year's relevant experience or 6 months experience with a relevant qualification. Ideally you will have previous experience in a similar setting; NVQ Level 2 is preferable along with mandatory training qualifications such as Safeguarding, First Aid, Health and Safety etc.

We offer competitive hourly rates, plus holiday entitlement, training opportunities and ongoing incentives.

Please call Hannah at BS Social Care today on (Apply online only) or apply directly to (url removed)