Care Assistant + Senior Care Assistant
Guildford, Surrey, England
- £ 9.00 - 11.00 Per hour
- Full time
- Job level
- Studying / Unqualified
- 9 Sep 2019
- 7 Oct 2019
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
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.
36 hours per week + optional overtime (alternate weekends)
Both day and night positions are available for both roles and shifts are 8-8.
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.