Care Assistants

Folkestone, Kent, England
Pay
£ 8.21 - 9.00 Per hour
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
28 Oct 2019
Closes
25 Nov 2019

Job Description

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.

Pay rates

  • 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.

Ref: PK40513

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