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17 Oct 2018

Care Assistant

Swindon, UK

£7.83 - £8.50

Salary

£7.83 - £8.50 per hour

Currency

GBP

Type

Permanent

Ref No

PK37323_1539776249

Date Posted

17-Oct-18

Our client in the Swindon area is a 60 bedded nursing home that is independently run and promotes the highest standards of care. The latest CQC report is rated "Good" in all areas. They have an exciting opportunity for a care assistant to join their passionate team of HCA's and SHCA's.

We are looking for care assistants 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 nursing 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:

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Providing personal care such as toileting, washing and dressing
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Keeping residents comfortable and assisting in manual handling
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Checking and reporting any change in residents conditions to a senior care assistant
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Practical Support - Making beds, preparing food & laundry
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Medical support - Taking temperatures, pulse etc
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Liaise with visiting family and friends

Desirable:

Care assistants with previous experience within a care home and NVQ's within health and social care.

Hours:

36 - 48 hours per week (alternate weekends) (Both days and nights are available)



The pay is £7.83-8.50 per hour depedning on experience and qualifications.