Care Assistant

Reside Care Homes
10 Jan 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
We are passionate about delivering great individual care with compassion and we are looking for people who share our vision and ethos! Here at Reside Care Homes we are currently recruiting for a Care Assistant to join our team, who are keen to develop their career within the care sector! We pride ourselves on employee care and career development; as such we offer in house training, flexible working hours, a family friendly policy, Pension & Staff welfare scheme! About the Role Reside Care Homes operates two homes based in Christchurch and Southbourne, Dorset. The staff within our homes specialize in providing care and support for individuals with varying degrees of dementia and providing them with a ‘home away from home’ environment. This role will involve ensuring that resident’s needs are met and catered to at all times, assisting the Senior Care Team with the smooth running of the home. You will deliver a fantastic service that meets the physical, social and emotional needs of each individual resident. Some key duties will include: · Observe each residents Care plan and update these as necessary · Support with planning and implementing activities that are suitable for residents and partaking in these · Answer emergency bells for residents and greet visitors that come to the home · Keep Residents Company when required and read to them, talk to them and ensure they are feeling positive. · Assist on trips out with the residents and ensure they have a fun and enjoyable time · Assist in some personal care with the residents where necessary i.e. assisting to the toilet, bathing, assist changing clothes etc. · Assist with meal times and ensure all residents enjoy their meal and eat well About You This role would suit someone who can be patient, understanding and caring, and someone who can accept and learn about how to care for people in the various stages of Dementia. We are looking for someone who wants to develop their career and has a real passion and enthusiasm for working within the Care sector. You must be a kind and passionate individual, who really has a strong sense of empathy and consideration for not only residents but other staff members with the same ethos. For this role you must already hold or be willing to work towards a Level 2 in Adult Care or equivalent (dependant on eligibility we can help you with this!). You must be prepared to undertake career development and progression and be open to undertaking relevant tasks/courses to help you achieve this. Full training will be provided upon successful appointment. The Benefits of working at Reside Care Homes Here at Reside, employee care is very close to our heart and we treat our staff as though they are family….because they are! We have many benefits we offer our employees because we want them to feel appreciated and be looked after, these include: · 28 days annual holiday entitlement (pro rata) · Annual pay review · Staff Welfare scheme · Company pension · Up to 40% discount for Childcare within Tops Day Nurseries · Great career progression · Regular supervisions · Continuous in-house and external training opportunities · Uniform Provided To see how this role could progress your career, please click here.