Care Assistant - Loughborough

15 Oct 2016
14 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Site or Unit :Westroyd Care HomeAddress :Tickow Lane Shepshed Leicester Leicestershire LE12 9LYContracted Weekly Hours : various hoursWestroyd is a 57 bed residential dementia/mental health care home which is split into the house and lodge. We provide care for older people with physical care needs and older people with Dementia. Many of our residents are from the local area and we work very closely with the local community. Westroyd Care Home is close to town centre of Shepshed and on a bus route.As a Care Assistant you will show warmth and support to our residents and their families; helping to promote independence and dignity and positively enhancing the lives of individuals in our care. So as a Care Assistant what do you need to do to make this happen? Communicate professionally and warmly with all visitors to the home including family and friends Act as a key worker to a number of residents, providing friendship and supporting their needs. Take part in social activities both within and externally to the home When required, accompany residents to appointments outside the home Assist residents with personal hygiene needs Work as part of a team Attend training as required