Care Assistant

Recruiter
Exemplar Health Care
Location
Lancashire
Posted
09 Jan 2018
Closes
09 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Care Assistant Thames House Rochdale. Greater Manchester Thames House is a twenty bedded specialist home working with adult service users who present with complex mental and physical health needs. The home specialises in Huntington's Disease, and Acquired Brain Injury and is split in to 2x 10 bedded units. 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 Like what you see and would like to make a difference? Then why not apply today?