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25 Oct 2018

Care Assistant

Shrewsbury, UK

£7.85 - £8.22

Salary

£7.85 - £8.22 per hour

Currency

GBP

Type

Permanent

Ref No

PK38018_1540477411

Date Posted

25-Oct-18

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 Shelton is seeking full time care assistants for their 55 bedded nursing home. The home specialises in dementia and elderly care and some younger adults with the most current CQC report is "GOOD" in all areas.

Care Assistant Main Duties:

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Supporting the HCA's and SHCA's in delivering the highest quality of care
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Following residents specific care plans
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Support residents with personal care (toileting, washing and dressing)
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Maintain residents dignity and independence
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Monitoring residents conditions by taking temperatures, pulse etc.
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Manual handling - Lifting and helping residents move around
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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.



Day positions are available paying £7.85 initially and then £7.95 after successfully passsing probation.

For Candidates with Health & Social Care Level 2 the rate is £8.22 per hour.



There are both full and part time positions available.