Folkestone, Kent, England
- £ 8.21 - 9.00 Per hour
- Full time
- Job level
- Qualified (non-manager)
- 28 Oct 2019
- 25 Nov 2019
We are exclusively seeking passionate and professional care assistants who go all-out to provide the very best care for one of our fantastic care providers in the Folkestone area.
Reference Number: PK40513
About the role:
Our client in Hawkinge, near Folkestone is seeking full-time care assistants for their large nursing home. The home specialises in elderly and dementia care is a part of a well-established care company with multiple homes.
There is a bus stop conveniently located just outside the home with regular transport links from Folkestone and plenty of onsite parking.
For candidates with NVQ Level 3 the pay rate is £9.00 per hour
With no NVQs or NVQ Level 2 the hourly rate is £8.21.
Both Days and Nights are available and these rae full time permanent positions (36 hours per week + optional overtime) Some part time roles are available.
Care Assistant Main Duties:
Supporting the HCA's and SHCA's in delivering the highest quality of care
Following residents specific care plans
Support residents with personal care (toileting, washing and dressing)
Maintain residents dignity and independence
Monitoring residents conditions by taking temperatures, pulse etc.
Manual handling - Lifting and helping residents move around
Practical support - Making beds, preparing food & Laundry
Care Assistant Skills Needed:
The ideal care assistant will have a positive and caring attitude with good communication skills. Reliability and a strong team/work ethic are essential within this role.
Care Assistant Skills Desired:
NVQ Level 2 or 3 in Health and Social is desirable although not essential. Previous experience of working within a care home/home care/hospital setting is desirable and sometimes essential for our clients.
Our clients are willing to develop their care assistants through the necessary qualifications to help them fulfil their job role and progress their careers further into senior care assistants and team leaders.