Care Assistants and Senior Care Asisstants
Our client in the Temple Ewell area, just outside of Dover is a beautiful 40 bed Nursing Home that is part of an organisation that promotes the highest standards of care. They now have an exciting opportunity for Healthcare Assistants and Senior Care Assistants to join their passionate team.
Ref No. PK43492
The home specialises in elderly and dementia care and is only a short walk from Kearsney train station.
Both Days and Nights are available for both role and these are full time, permanent positions. (33 or 44 hours per week contracts + optional overtime) Some part time hours are available.
For Care Assistants the rate is £8.92 per hour and the Senior rate is £9.02 per hour.
We are looking for individuals who have 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 residential home.
Training and support will be provided to care assistants from senior care assistants who have little or no previous experience within a care 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 care assistant
Practical Support - Making beds, preparing food & laundry
Medical support - Taking temperatures, pulse etc
Liaise with visiting family and friends
Care Assistants with previous experience within a care home and NVQ's within health and social care are highly desirable.
For the Senior Care Assistant role NVQ Level 3 is preferred but candidates with NVQ Level 2 may be considered
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