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Care Assistant

Job Description


£8.20 - £9.50 PER HOUR


I am looking to recruit several Care Assistants for a specialist residential and nursing home supporting 80 people based in the Alton area.

Your main duties and responsibilities will include:

* Provide personal care to residents that is person centred and respects individual choices. Providing additional care and support as required when a resident is unwell or towards end of life.
* Act as Key Worker to a number of residents, Using personal knowledge and experience of working with those individuals to support the nursing team in writing and reviewing care plans.
* Provide support and advice to resident's family and friends, keeping them informed at an appropriate level with due regard to the constraints of confidentiality.
* Work with the Activities Coordinator to identify and deliver group and one-to-one activities that engage and entertain the resident
* Liaise with other agencies as required in the interests of the resident, for example GP, Social Services, Occupational Therapist, etc.
* Facilitate communication between the resident and other departments, for example the Catering Team to request a favourite meal or the Housekeeping Team to inform of resident's preferences in respect of laundry.
In return you will receive:
* 28 days holiday, increasing to 30 after five years service
* Full training including the opportunity to undertake NVQ/QCF
* Free uniform
* Free DBS check
* Paid breaks
* Free meals whilst on duty
Experience is not absolutely essential as long as you have the right attitude to be a Care Assistant, including dedication, resolve, resilience, personal approach.
If you are interested in this position, please call Abby in the Crawley branch of click apply to send your CV.

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