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Care Assistant

Salary: £9.20 - £13.55/hour
Location: Chippenham
Contract Type: Temporary
Sector:
REF: 536GH
Job Published: 10 days ago
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Job Description

Are you looking to expand your care experience? We provide training to ensure you get regular updates!

You will be joining our friendly, caring team who provide residential and specialist dementia support with a person centred approach. This role is about giving residents the encouragement and support, so they can live as independently as possible and have the freedom to make their own choices.

 

Responsibilities may include:

  • Support the residents to the highest standard and in line with their support plan, cultural needs and wishes
  • Carry out all aspects of personal care when required including; nutritional and hygiene support, personal hygiene needs, etc.
  • Assist and encourage residents to engage in everyday home, social, leisure and work activities, according to the individual’s choice
  • Build good relationships with residents to gain trust and create a comfortable living environment
  • General support of residents to help achieve and maintain independence, promoting privacy and dignity
  • Support residents with their health needs as required, e.g. administering medication
  • Keep up to date and accurate records
 

About you:

  • Minimum of three months experience within a care setting
  • Be flexible to work a variety of shifts including long days, weekends, nights etc.
  • Honest, trustworthy and polite, reliable, committed and responsible
  • Be able to work independently when required
  • Display a caring, compassionate, and empathetic nature
  • Ability to communicate own needs and to recognise and communicate when unsure of other’s needs
  • Be able to cope under pressure, remain calm and composed when faced with challenging situations

 

Benefits: 

24-7 Staffing offer:

  • 24-7 on-call service for emergencies
  • ASAP start
  • Free on-site parking
  • Pension scheme
  • Weekly pay
  • Free uniform
  • Referral scheme
  • Excellent rates of pay (including holiday pay)
  • Mileage allowance
  • Possibilities of permanent job offers
  • Free refresher training & induction

For more details on this vacancy please give us a call on 01249 447247 or send your CV to healthcare@24-7staffing.co.uk and we will contact you.