Care Assistant

3 days left

Recruiter
Essex Personnel Recruitment Ltd
Location
Canterbury
Salary
£7.50 - £10/hour Weekly pay
Posted
21 Jul 2017
Closes
20 Aug 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A Vacancy has become available as part of our Agency staff team. As a residential Care Assistant your typical clients a will be adults with physical or mental illnesses, addiction issues or other emotional or social needs.

As a Care Assistant you will provide support, information and guidance to service users and their carers helping to maintain their independence, improving their sense of well-being, and putting them in more control of their lives.

You'll carry out tasks which a caring relative might normally carry out. To respond to the physical, personal, emotional religious, cultural and spiritual needs of the person.

Your day-to-day tasks would vary according to the client group you work with, but might include:
* checking each resident's needs and progress
* creating a safe and positive living environment
* setting rules for service user's behaviour
* providing one-to-one counselling or group therapy sessions
* teaching daily living skills such as budgeting, shopping and claiming benefits
* providing leisure and creative activities in a safe and supportive setting
* helping residents to deal with problems and become independent
* liaising with residents' families and arranging family and home visits
* working with other health and care professionals
* acting as a learning support assistant

Successful Applicant will have:
* Experience in the healthcare sector
* Mandatory Training's (In-house training centre that potential candidates can take a 1 day course in)
*Enhanced DBS check

The following is desirable, but not essential:
*NVQ Level 2/3 in Health and Social Care

If you have any questions regarding this vacancy contact Dominic at
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