Care Assistant – For Days Portsmouth £7.50ph Care Assistants at Alexandra Rose residential care home make a real and positive impact to the lives of older people who have a range of care needs as well as life experiences and personalities that makes every day varied and interesting. If you have a caring nature, a natural interest in people and want to make a difference then this might be just the job for you. The Role Full time and Part time hours available Alternate weekends are required. Main Duties: • To act as a key worker for a number of service users. Ensuring that you greet any service users, for whom you are a key worker, on admission to the home and assist them to settle in. • To assist the service users in personal care including washing, bathing, dressing and toilet needs. • To report any accidents or unexplained injuries immediately to the senior in charge. • To ensure that service users are socially presentable in appearance at all times. • To ensure that service users have any aids e.g. - Dentures, Hearing Aids, Spectacles etc fitted, cleaned and in working order. • To assist the service users in rehabilitation activities under the guidance and supervision of the Home Manager and deputy and duty senior/team leader staff. • To assist in the cleaning of the Home as the need arises, particularly dining areas after meals and to support infection control e.g. cleaning up spills immediately. The Candidate As a Care Assistant you will have the following skills and attributes: Essential: • Minimum of 1 years’ experience in care required. • Genuine interest in working within a caring environment • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels. • Team Player Willingness to participate in vocational training programmes • Satisfactory police check and check against the ISA list (where applicable) Desirable: • NVQ 2 in health and social care Care Assistant Benefits • 28 days pro rata paid leave per year • Increased rates of pay for bank holiday work • Paid breaks • Training fully paid • Pension • Modern facilities • Friendly working environment If you feel you are suitable for our Care Assistant position, please apply now. Keywords: Care Assistant, Carer, Care Worker, Support Worker, Care Coordinator.