Care Assistant

Recruiter
Exemplar Health Care
Location
Bournville, City and Borough of Birmingham
Salary
£7.50/hour £7.50 an hour
Posted
23 Jul 2017
Closes
22 Aug 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Care Assistant

Otterburn, Birmingham

Otterburn is a 30 bedded Physical and Mental Disability Care Home. We provide care for service users between 18 to 65 years old, we provide every service user the highest possible individualised care having regard to their privacy, choice and respect and giving them the opportunity to develop, grow and reach their full potential irrespective of health or ability.

As one of the core members of our care/nursing team you will have a huge impact on the quality of life for all our Service Users.

Your enthusiasm, warmth and compassion is a fundamental part in helping our Service Users to feel respected, included and cared for. You will promote the core values of care, help maintain independence, dignity, assist with personal care and ensure the physical and emotional needs of our Service Users are met.

On a typical day, you can expect to:

Assist with personal hygiene
Provide refreshments, snacks and assist at meal times
Take part in individual or group activities
Provide accompaniment on outings or even just a walk to the shop
Make beds and general housekeeping duties
Promote mobility and independence
Assist nursing staff with clinical duties
Promote good relationships with Service Users, relatives, visitors and the care team
Assist with the training of new care team members
Communicate effectively with the nursing team
Assist with on-going assessments of Service Users, reporting any changes
Maintain up to date documentation, care plans, charts etc.
Ensure confidentiality at all times
Promote the reputation of the home
What do you get?

A company that believes in its staff
Job satisfaction
Competitive rates of pay
Comprehensive Induction, on-going training and development
Staff benefit scheme - online shopping, discounts and vouchers
Job security
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