Care Assistant

Please note that this position is open to UK applicants only

Job Description

Immediate starts available with weekly pay
Role Overview:
You’ll be working within a residential setting where residents have their own flats within the building.
Our care provider offers a unique “community service within the building” approach.
The residents are semi-independent, and your role will involve providing personalized care similar to community care.
You’ll administer medication as needed, assist with meal preparation, handle domestic duties, and accompany residents on local shopping trips.
Some residents require assistance with moving using hoists and other aids.
The site operates scheduled service calls and ad-hoc visits based on residents’ needs.
What We’re Looking For:
Experienced care assistants who are compassionate, reliable, and dedicated.
Individuals who respect residents’ dignity, cultural backgrounds, and independence.
Excellent communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with other staff members.
A commitment to maintaining clear records, following regulations, and ensuring confidentiality.
Willingness to work in partnership with residents’ family members and friends.
A focus on promoting individual well-being and independence.
Essential Responsibilities:
Assist residents with daily living activities (e.g., dressing, bathing, toileting).
Help overcome mobility challenges and physical disabilities, including aid and equipment usage.
Ensure residents’ comfort by making beds, tidying rooms, and handling light cleaning.
Support eating and drinking, prepare meals, and provide assistance as needed.
Contribute to specialized care plans (e.g., dementia care, re-enablement, continence management).
Administer prescribed medications according to care plans.
Assist temporarily sick residents with minor dressings, bed nursing, and

Key Information

Posted: July 04, 2024
Location: Clay Cross, Chesterfield
Reference: 156559
Duration: Ongoing weekly work
Hourly Rate: Rate of pay is £11.44 per hour with pay increasing to £15.25 after 7pm
Working Hours: Shifts available Monday to Sunday, shift patterns are 0600-1400 or 1400-2200
Closing Date: 20240731

Experience & Qualifications

To be suitable for this position you must have:

– An Enhanced DBS Certificate that is registered on the update service
– Up to date mandatory training certificates
– Full up-to-date CV
– At least 2 professional references covering a minimum of 2 years working within formal care settings or community care.