08 Jan 2019
£7.83 - £8.50 per hour
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.
These positions pay varying pay rates depending on qualifications in care.
- £8.00 per hour for candidates with no NVQs
- £8.20 per hour with NVQ Level 2
- £8.50 per hour with NVQ Level 3
Main duties for care assistants are as follows:
Providing personal care such as toileting, washing and dressing
Keeping residents comfortable and assisting in manual handling
Checking and reporting any change in residents conditions to a senior care assistant
Practical Support - Making beds, preparing food & laundry
Medical support - Taking temperatures, pulse etc
Liaise with visiting family and friends
Care assistants with previous experience within a care home and NVQ's within health and social care.
36 - 48 hours per week (alternate weekends) (Day + Night positions)