Care Assistants and Senior Care Assistants
LOCATION: Dewsbury, West Yorkshire JOB TITLE: Care Assistants and Senior Care Assistants SALARY & BENEFITS: Salary depending on experience Other benefits / incentives to include: Ongoing training Career development opportunities Refer a friend scheme Comprehensive Induction Free Uniform Pension Scheme WORKING HOURS: Full time and part time hours available (Days & Nights) THE COMPANY: Our client is a is a three-storey, 66-bed purpose built home, designed to provide specialist residential and dementia care to older people based in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire. THE ROLE: The role of the Care Assistant and Senior Care Assistant will be to assist with all aspects of care within the home supporting the residents to live as independently as possible. Key Responsibilities of a Care Assistant / Senior Care Assistant to include:- To support residents with managing their daily living tasks Personal care Supporting emotional needs Record keeping Supporting the residents at meal times THE CANDIDATE: Our client is looking for highly motivated, kind, caring and compassionate people to help care for their residents. This specific Care Home is a welcoming environment where the emphasis is on first class care and quality of life. Our client truly believes in a person-centred approach to care, and their team are handpicked for their experience, cheerful attitude, and genuine wish to work in the care sector. In return they support them with an excellent benefits package, including continuous training and a good career plan. Behind every successful care home are hardworking staff members working day and night to make sure their residents live in a happy environment, and with dignity and independence. Key experience for the role of Care Assistant / Senior Assistant based in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire: Must live within a commutable distance of Dewsbury, West Yorkshire To be considered for the Senior Care Assistant role you will need at least 1 years’ experience in a care environment The ideal Care Assistant will have previous experience in a care environment although full training can be given to the right candidate. Any qualifications i.e. QCF/NVQ Level 2/3 in Health & Social care will be highly advantageous but not essentials. All positions are subject to a DBS check. Our client’s essential values and commitment: Our client is looking for people who genuinely want to help others, and to deliver their care with dignity and respect Our carers are warm, friendly and supportive of resident’s needs, and able to communicate with older people and be interested in them as a person They provide the highest levels of personal care, such as support with bathing and toileting, in line with each resident’s own care plan Our homes are busy environments, where everyone works as a team and carers help to serve meals and make sure the home is clean, pleasant and welcoming We look for carers who understand the importance of care plans and worksheets, and can carry out good record keeping Our carers are keen to complete all training relevant to their roles, including QCF/NVQ level two if they do not already hold those qualifications Does this sound like you? If yes and you would like to apply for either the Care Assistants or the Senior Assistants position then please hit the apply now button. You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps.