Care Assistant

Recruiter
Remedicare Staffing Limited
Location
Henley-on-Thames
Posted
08 Nov 2018
Closes
10 Dec 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client in the Reading area is a childrens home that iindependently run and promotes the highest standards of care. They have an exciting opportunity for a care assistant to join their passionate team of HCA's and senior support workers.

We are looking for a care assistant who has a passion and desire to care for others and work alongside a team of care assistants to promote dignity and independence for all residents within the nursing/residential home.

Training and support will be provided to care assistants from senior care assistants who have little or no previous experience within a childrens home

Main duties for care assistants are as follows:

  • Providing personal care such as toileting, washing and dressing
  • Keeping residents comfortable and assisting in manual handling
  • Checking and reporting any change in residents conditions to a senior support worker
  • Practical Support - Making beds, preparing food & laundry
  • Medical support - Taking temperatures, pulse etc
  • Liaise with visiting family and friends

Desirable:

Care assistants with previous experience within a care home and NVQ's within health and social care.

Hours:

37.5 hours per week (alternate weekends)

Candidates must has a drivers licence and a car as this home is not accessible via public transport.

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