Care Assistant (Day & Night)

Recruiter
A & C Recruitment Ltd
Location
Leamington Spa
Salary
£8.60 - £9.36 per hour + Depending on experience & qualifications
Posted
30 Sep 2016
Closes
20 Oct 2016
Sector
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Care Assistants Our clients based in Leamington Spa, are looking for committed, professional, hardworking carers for their setting. Our clients are dedicated to ensuring that their service users are cared for with the upmost respect. Our clients generally care for adults of all age who suffer from complex and long-term mental illness'. No qualifications are essential, only preferred. The salary for this role is £8.60 ph weekday and £9.36 ph on weekends and will depend on experience and qualification. Job Purpose: To be a key member of the care team and to show commitment and a genuine interest in the care of the residents, whilst ensuring a high standard of service is provided to all users. SOME KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: (NIGHT) To assist day staff in preparing residents for bed, as required. To help residents with problems of mobility and other physical disabilities (e.g. incontinence), helping with the use of disability aids and caring for the same, where appropriate. To receive and act upon instructions from Senior Care Staff regarding specific tasks to be carried out during the night. To carry out regular checks on residents throughout the night, according to intervals set by Senior Care Staff and with due regard to residents' individual wishes. SOME KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: (DAY) To assist in the daily care of the residents, helping with dressing / undressing, washing, bathing and personal hygiene where necessary. To help residents with problems of mobility and other physical disabilities (e.g. incontinence), helping with the use of disability aids and caring for the same, where appropriate. To help with the organisation of social activities, and to participate in them to help promote residents' esteem and physical and mental well-being. To accompany residents on community visits where required and as duty rotas permit. To help with the setting up of the dining room / meal trays in readiness for meal-times. Details/ Requirements: Flexibility Caring Ability to work as a team Experience in caring preferred Willingness to learn and grow Full time role A&C Recruitment Ltd currently specialise in searching and resourcing within the 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. We currently use online advertising sites such as Reed.co.uk and Totaljobs, to ensure our adverts get maximum exposure, by subsequently being posted on up to 200 job boards 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 767859 This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66762822