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02 Oct 2018

Care Assistant + Team Leader

Chichester, UK

£8.00 - £9.20


£8.00 - £9.20 per hour





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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.

About the role:

Our client in Fishbourne, just west of Chichester, is seeking full time care assistants for their 28 bedded Nursing Home. The home specialises in elderly care with the most current CQC report is "GOOD" in all areas.

The home is well served by public transport: a 10 minute walk away from Fishbourne train station and a 3 minute walk from the nearest bus stop.

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.

Care Assistants

Both day and night positions are available paying £8.00-8.50 per hour (Depending on experience and qualifications)

There is also a £1.30 per hour weekend enhancement)

Team Leader

There is also a Team Leader position available paying £8.70-9.20 per hour. There is a £1.30 per hour weekend enhancement)

For this position the successful candidate will ideally possess NVQ Level 3 and have previous experience of being a Senior Care Assistant. NVQ Level 2 and medication trained may be considered.

These are full-time permanent positions (36 hours/week + optional overtime)