Senior Carer and Care Assistant

A & C Recruitment Ltd
£7.50 - £8.30 per hour + dependant on experience and qualifications
20 Apr 2017
20 May 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Carer - Day and Night - Kirkby in Ashfield (NG17)

Situated in the heart of the market town of Kirkby in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, and with easy access to road and rail, our clients care home is surrounded by green spaces, with a conservation area close by. The home offers residential and dementia care. The 42 rooms give generous space for residents, who are encouraged to personalise their environment with familiar pictures and photographs from home. The decoration was updated in 2015 and is light and bright throughout, with modern furnishings and fittings.

Job Description: To work within the registered home providing the needs of the service users with minimal supervision, and to contribute effectively to the provision of a service designed to ensure safety, maintain health, and encourage realistic independence for the service users.

You need:

  • To be flexible with shift changes
  • To be able to pick up extra hours where possible
  • Medication trained is preferred
  • Experience in the care sector is desired but not essential
  • To support Service Users will all aspects of their agreed Care Plan

Pay is £7.50 per hour

Senior Care Assistant - Kirkby in Ashfield (NG17)

We are recruiting for Senior Care Assistants to join our clients' home.

Job Description:

  • To assist in the formulation of care plans for new residents and the review of care plans for established residents.
  • To assist, when authorised by the person in charge, with the administration and issue of medications for which the home has taken responsibility and to maintain the necessary records.
  • To care for residents by assisting with personal care as required.
  • Assisting with toileting requirements when required.
  • Assisting residents with their mobility using the mobility aids provided for their use.
  • Participate in the development of activities and day care programme for residents.
  • Reporting observations of changes in behaviour and physical conditions.
  • Recording and monitoring care charts.
  • To act as key worker to a number of residents and be responsible for the care of their rooms, clothing, emotional needs etc.
  • To be fully involved in the social activities and outings with residents.
  • To attend and participate in training and staff development programmes.
  • To participate in other duties which may be required from time to time.

You need:

  • Experience in caring for the elderly in a care home setting
  • NVQ Level 3 or above, or be willing to train towards this
  • Happy, hardworking and compassionate
  • Must be able to work using own initiative
  • Keen to learn

Pay is £8.30 per hour

A&C Recruitment Ltd currently specialise in searching and resourcing within the Child care sector. The business was set up to help our clients avoid high recruitment fees and instead charge affordable one off payments to undertake the necessary advertising and candidate searches.

We have a team of experienced account managers, who oversee the day to day running of a client's account, by sending them updates on potential candidates that have been sourced through our recruitment team's searches, or applications to adverts we post online.

If you would like to know more, or are applying for a job through us. Please do not hesitate to contact A&C Recruitment on 01775 729321 and quote AC1388