Care Assistant - Dumfries

Recruiter
Embrace
Location
Dumfries
Salary
£0.00 - £8.45/Hour
Posted
02 Dec 2017
Closes
08 Dec 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
£8.45 per hour + Company BenefitsWe currently have opportunities for Care Assistants to join our team at Allanbank based in Dumfries providing personalised care for people predominantly over the age of 65 with varied and sometimes complex care needs. This is a Full or Part Time position working on rotational day and night shifts.There are multiple positions available.The Allanbank Facility comprises of 4 separate units which specialise in supporting people with a range of both mental and physical health problems. The team at Allanbank provide a holistic approach to care that involves the individual and supports them to be as independent as far as possible.Responsibilities:Providing daily care support to help maintain and improve, where possible, independence and mobilityAssist service users to carry out their activities of living e.g., dressing, eating and bathingSet the dining room, serve and clear meals to a high standard Provide in-between nourishment as instructed, including the service of tea/coffee etc. to visitorsAssist residents to choose from the daily menu and report any comments on food and requests for particular dishesTo keep all rooms clean and tidy at all-times ensuring a safe environmentEnsure service users are treated with privacy, dignity and respect at all timesBenefits:28 days annual leave inc BH (pro rata)Child Care VouchersEye Care VouchersRetail Discount SchemeCost of PVG CheckOn-going Training & DevelopmentEmployee Assistance Programme (EAP)QCF / NVQ Level 2/3 or equivalent - desirablePassion for delivering high quality careAble to work as part of a team delivering high quality support services in accordance with an agreed planDemonstrate positive values in line with equal opportunities legislationAble to promote and maintain independence, choice and respect throughout all aspects of the serviceAbility to work to a high standard on your own initiative and as part of a larger teamMaintain confidentiality in all aspects of your workOur positions are subject to PVG disclosures which will be completed upon successful application. All applications will be dealt with on an individual basis in accordance with our policy and organisational requirements.We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.