Care Assistant

Exemplar Health Care
10 Mar 2018
15 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Care Assistant

Willowbeck - Sheffield

£7.50 per hour plus benefits (Rising to £7.83 from 16th April 2018)

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. Willowbeck is an 82 bed specialist nursing home for young adults with complex physical disabilities and mental health illnesses. You will be placed onto one of 4 active units, supporting upto 20 service users on the unit.

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?

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