Care Assistant

Bristol (City Centre)
From £9 to £11 per hour plus mileage + paid holidays + free training +
06 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Caremark Bristol is specialist home care company providing care to people in their own home in City of Bristol. We have multiple vacancies for Care Assistant's role. Requirements: · Flexible. · Caring & sensitive to the needs of others. · Ability to communicate in English effectively – verbal as well as written · Full Driving Licence and access to your own transport · Be subject to 2 professional/personal reference, and a full Enhanced DBS check Salary & Benefit ·Salary - £9 to £11 per hour mileage · Flexible hours to suit your availability · Four weeks pro rata annual leave entitlement · Accredited Care Certificate training · Support to complete QCF Levels in Health & Social Care · Working within your local area to reduce travel time. · Free Uniforms · CPD (Continuous Professional Development) Summary of role To share with other staff in meeting the personal care and support needs of customers in a way that respects the dignity of the individual and promotes their independence. The care and support provided by Care and Support Workers is expected to include support that would reasonably be given by members of the customer’s family and is not to include tasks that would normally be undertaken by a trained nurse. Principal responsibilities · To care for customers and encourage the independence of customers wherever possible. · To assist customers who need help getting up and going to bed in the morning and evenings, including dressing and undressing, washing, bathing and going to the toilet. · To help customers with their mobility and with any physical disabilities, including incontinence and use of personal aids and equipment. · To care for customers who are temporarily sick and need bed nursing and help with feeding etc. · To provide care and support for customers who are terminally ill. · To help in the promotion of mental and physical activities of customers through talking, outings, reading, writing, hobbies and recreations. · To make and change beds, light cleaning, emptying commodes and general tidying. · To inspect, launder and mend customers’ clothes. · To set tables and trays, prepare and serve light meals, clearing away and washing up. · To read and write reports and be involved in customers’ reviews and training activities. · To adhere to all Caremark’s policies and procedures at all times. This job was originally posted as