Care Assistant

Recruiter
Cordant Care South Hub
Location
Braintree
Salary
£9 - £9.50/hour Holiday, Sick, Mat/Pat Pay & Reward Scheme
Posted
10 Jul 2017
Closes
08 Aug 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for someone that is enthusiastic, positive and who is adaptable to this clients needs. Must have a positive attitude and are able to take hints from body language and facial expressions. Interested candidates should have previous health care experience and be passionate about providing high quality care services.

Excellent communication skills are essential.

This is supporting a gentleman who had a stroke 4 years ago and that affected his right hand side and speech. Personal Care is involved as well oral suctioning and cough assist.

Shift times are Monday-Sunday (Apply online only) 2:1 Days

Monday-Sunday (Apply online only) 1:1 Nights

* You will need to be able to demonstrate a genuine interest in rehabilitation. Be able to work effectively, professionally and with consideration alongside another worker.

* The ideal candidate is self-motivated and calm, able to deal competently with any challenges that arise when working within a care team in the home.

* You will be expected to maintain professional boundaries within the home and be able to work well with a multi disciplinary team.

A can do attitude and ability to work collaboratively with existing and new team members, you will be expected to not just participate but also be able to lead when the time comes (when new carers are introduced).

Requirements of the Care Assistant

* Previous experience preferred
* Full employment history and 3 years of reference history
* Reliable, punctual and flexible
* Well rounded verbal and written communication skills
* Eligibility documents to work in the UK
* DBS registered on is preferred. If not another DBS will have to be applied for.

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Cordant is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy