Care Assistant

£9.50 - £9.50 Per Hour
24 Nov 2021
22 Dec 2021
NFP People
Contract Type

Care Assistant

An excellent opportunity for a Care Assistant Support to join our client’s friendly and dedicated team.

We have a number of full and part time Care Assistant opportunities available, working with people with sight loss and dementia available, at one of the oldest and largest local charities in Leicestershire.

Location: Leicester Forest East LE3 and Rushey Mead LE4

Salary: £9.50 per hour

Hours: Full and part-time opportunities available

Benefits: Full training for the role, paid enhanced DBS certificate, investment in your personal growth with continuous training, 30 days annual leave, inclusive of bank holidays, excellent health benefits, wellbeing - access to an independent and confidential Employee Assistance Programme.

About the Role

As Care Assistant you will be responsible for providing a high quality of emotional, physical and social support to people who live in the Home, respecting and upholding the rights and wishes of each individual, according to individual support plans. This will include your ability to demonstrate compassion, adaptability and integrity.

This Roles are based at their New Wycliffe or Kathleen Rutland residential homes, you will be supporting people who have sight loss and dementia.

As Care Assistant you will support individuals with:

  • Physical and personal care according to individual support plans.
  • Support with communication needs and ensure that they are fully met at all times.
  • To make choices in all aspects of their life.
  • With their meals and drinks responding to needs and wishes of each person as required.
  • To go shopping, on outings or on holiday as required.

About you

Do you thrive knowing you’ve made a difference in someone’s life? We are looking for proactive, reliable, resilient and passionate support staff with a ‘can do’ attitude.

You should have the following skills and experience:

  • Level 2 qualification in Health & Social Care or a willingness to work towards it
  • Able to work as part of a team to deliver an excellent service to the people supported
  • Ability to communicate effectively using different methods according to people's needs

Although not essential, previous experience of working with people in a residential or health setting would be desirable.

Please note; it is a requirement of the role that you will need to have been vaccinated against Covid19, unless clinically exempt.

In return

Our client is committed to their staff, offering comprehensive training and development support from day one with the opportunity to gain a recognised vocational qualification.

What their employees say about working at this residential home: “I’m absolutely passionate about my job – I love the feeling of accomplishing something and the fact that you create an environment here for everyone involved – we are one big family”.

If you are interested in joining this first class team, please apply today!

In accordance with CQC regulations, appointment to this position will be subject to satisfactory DBS, reference and medical checks.

The charity welcomes applications from all candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic and are an equal opportunity employer. All candidates will be treated equally, and decisions on appointments will be based on the merits of the candidates.

Although full training will be provided we very much welcome previous experience working as: Support Worker, Home Carer, Care Worker, Health Care Assistant, Support Worker, Nurses, Social Care Worker, Care Assistant, Mental Health Care Worker, Voluntary Worker, Night Carer, Night Support Worker, HCA etc.

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