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Care Assistant

Athona Ltd
Closing date
7 Jul 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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Care Assistant


Salary: £11 per hour (rates inclusive of non-contractual market supplement).

The role

We have a fantastic opportunity in Chelmsford for someone to join us in the position of Care Assistant.
You will be assisting our residents with their daily personal care needs whilst promoting their dignity and individuality
You will help our residents with their hygiene, mobility, and physical comfort
You will make sure that our residents eating and drinking needs are met
You will report to our dedicated nurse team regarding any illness, accident or event incurred by our residents, colleagues, or visitors
You will undertake observations of our residents and document this as necessary in their care plans
You will offer ongoing comfort to our residents who may be ill or requiring care at the end of their life, whilst making sure that their religious or cultural needs are fulfilled

What you will need to succeed

We are looking for someone who believes in working together as part of a team, who shares our values and who is positive and friendly.

The successful candidate will:

You will have a genuine interest in caring for vulnerable people
You will have personal or professional experience of caring for others
You'll be eager and willing to undertake further necessary training
Having an NVQ level 2 in Health and Social Care would be great, but it isn't essential The offer

Our benefits offer you an array of perks designed with your wellbeing in mind.
Your holidays are important to us. Take up to 20 days annual leave
Lean travel. Spread the cost of your commute with a season ticket loans and our Cycle2Work scheme, open to all colleagues
Get paid to do good. We offer you two days off on full pay each year to volunteer in our communities.
Well done! With our colleague recognition programme, you will know when you've done a #greatjob
Learning never stops. Our innovative, in-house learning and development offering is designed to help you take your career to the next level.
We're here for you. Our employee assistance programme offers counselling and support for you and your family 24/7.
Stay book-smart. Take up to five paid days off per year to study toward a relevant qualification.
Experience new things. We offer you a career break after 3 years' continuous service

Athona Recruitment's nursing division is an award-winning, on-framework agency that specialises in finding permanent and temporary employment for nurses. We have a dedicated team of consultants that help recruit nurses into NHS hospitals, care homes, private hospitals and clinics across the country. Whether you're based in the UK or overseas, we can help you find a nursing position that's right for you
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