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A fantastic opportunity has arisen for passionate and dedicated Care Assistants to join a reputable company with a reputation for providing quality care.
About the role:
Our client in Bedford is seeking full time care assistants for their 55 bedded nursing home. The home specialises in elderly and dementia care with the most current CQC report is GOOD in all areas.
Both Day and Night positions are available and the shifts are 8-8.
The current pay rate is £8.15 per hour but this is increasing to £8.50 per hour in April.
Due to the location of the home it would be advantagous if candidates drove or had their own means of transport.
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.