Care Assistant - Houghton le Spring
£7.50 per hour + Company BenefitsWe are looking for Care Assistants to join our team at The Pavilion based in Houghton le Spring, Tyne & Wear. This is a Full Time position working 33 hours per week on day and night shifts.The Pavillion Care Centre is a purpose-built home that provides residential, nursing and dementia care for older people.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 DBS CheckOn-going Training & DevelopmentEmployee Assistance Programme (EAP)QCF / NVQ Level 2/3 in Care 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 Enhanced DBS 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.