Care Assistant + Senior Care Assistant

Guildford, Surrey, England
Pay
£ 9.00 - 11.00 Per hour
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Studying / Unqualified
Posted
9 Sep 2019
Closes
7 Oct 2019

Job Description

Our client in the South Guildford area is a beautiful 35 bed residential care 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.

The home specialises in elderly and dementia care and is only a short journey from Guildford Town Centre and the train station.

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

Desirable:

Care assistants with previous experience within a care home and NVQ's within health and social care.

For the Senior Care Assistant role a minimum of NVQ Level 3 is preferred but candidates with NVQ Level 2 and medication training may be considered.

Key details:

36 hours per week + optional overtime (alternate weekends)

Both day and night positions are available for both roles and shifts are 8-8.

Care Assistants

For candidates with no NVQs the pay rate offered is £9.00 per hour and with Level 2 or above the rate is £9.50 per hour.

Senior Care Assistant

For Senior Care Assistants the rate of pay is £10.50-11.00 per hour (Depending oin experience)

Candidates will need to hold Level 3 and be medication trained.

Ref: SB40095

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