Care Assistant

Cordant Care
£8 - £10 per annum
07 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Fantastic care opportunity available in Bedford supporting a lady with Fredreichs Ataxia which is an inherited disease that causes progressive damage to the nervous system. Supporting them with day to day activities such as housework, personal care, dressing and undressing, manual handling to and from the bed and toilet, preparing and cooking meals, feeding and able to work with a dog in the house. Carers should be positive, energetic and able to communicate effectively with this client who is non-verbal. We need someone to start immediately for all the day shifts. Shifts available: Monday to Sunday Day: 0730-1430 0800-1100 1330 - 1430 (Mon, Wed, Fri & Sat ) and 1230-1330 (Tue, Thur & Sun ) 1730-1830 1730-2200 Monday to Sunday Night: 2100-0730 Full/Part time hours Must be able to work weekends Competitive pay Driver preferably and able to drive a mobility car (Drivers must have a Clean Licence) Care Assistant Benefits: Free Mandatory and Specialist training Weekly pay Pension Scheme Paid Holiday/Sick/Maternity and Paternity Flexible working hours to suit you and your individual needs An office team who pride themselves in being supportive to each individual carer's needs What do we look for from you? Flexibility Punctuality Caring and Polite Able to fill out Daily Care Logs, Medication Charts and other forms. Able to liaise with professionals such as GP's, District Nurses, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist. Any family members and the office. Knowledgeable in the care industry including Fredreichs Ataxia but not essential. Good communication skills Previous experience Please note that all applicants need to be able to provide us with: Eligibility documents to work in the UK Full employment history 3 years reference history If you have any questions, or would like to find out more about what we can offer you, pleasevisit our website or call our office on 01923 801 818. You can also keep up to date with the latest developments in care by liking and following our Facebook and Twitter pages. Cordant is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. This job was originally posted as

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