Care Assistant within a Nursing Home

Recruiter
DMS
Location
Bedford
Salary
£8 - £10/hour circa £8/hour
Posted
23 Jul 2017
Closes
22 Aug 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Care Assistant within a Nursing Home

Responsible to: Home Manager/Head of Care/Nurse in charge

Job Specification: To provide care for the service users under the guidance and supervision of the Home Manager, trained nursing staff and senior care assistants; to undertake other activities to assist in the running of the Home, as required. Flexible to work 36 hours per week - weekdays and weekends rotating shift - pay £8 per hour

Essential:

1) Genuine interest in working within a caring environment
2) Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
3) Team Player
4) Willingness to participate in vocational training programmes
5) Satisfactorily pass police check and check against the ISA list (where applicable)
Basic understanding of the Health and Safety at Work Act
Basic understanding of Infection Control

Desirable:

1)Previous experience of working in a care setting
2)Relevant Vocational Qualification (achieved or working towards)
3)Evidence of having undertaken relevant training (i.e. lifting and handling, health and safety, food hygiene etc.)