Location: Andover
Salary: £9.75 - £12.75 per hour
Posted: 15 days ago
Contract Type: Temporary or Contract
Industry: Health & Social Care
Contact Name: Jade Dale

Care Assistant

Job Description

Care Assistant

Andover, Hampshire
Salary: £9.75 - £12.75 per hour
Job type: Temporary

Hours: Full time (days and nights available on rota basis)
Start date: Immediate start subject to satisfactory References and DBS

Barker Ross Health and Social Care are currently recruiting for a Care assistant on behalf of a client based near Andover in Hampshire. This will involve supporting and caring for young adults and older people with dementia, physical disabilities and some challenging behaviours. Supporting residents in a residential and nursing home.

Job details:

  • Providing high quality care and support to service users, identifying needs and preferences for each individual and providing personal care to young adults and older people with dementia, physical disabilities and some challenging behaviours
  • Assist in the safe lifting, transferring, repositioning and movement of clients
  • Encourage good community relationships and liaising with other healthcare professionals
  • Accurately report, record and maintain records as required and reading over care plans for each service user
  • Assist with all aspects of catering and domestic duties as and when required and providing personal care to residents
  • Report any deficiencies in the service of whatever nature to the home manager or senior staff on site
  • Identifying priorities and managing time effectively
  • Actively listening and showing understanding of others
  • Continually updating own knowledge and actively pursuing own personal development
  • Demonstrating a positive attitude in all dealings with people and acting as a positive role model
  • Being prompt, punctual, prepared and maintaining a high standard of personal appearance at all times
  • Understanding professional boundaries of both clients and co-workers
  • Being passionate about ensuring that residents are receiving care in a dignified and respectful manner
  • Understanding that working as part of a passionate and committed team is key
  • Various hours of work available on working rota including day and night shifts

Must have 6 months experience within healthcare

Current enhanced DBS

If this is a role you are interested in, please contact Jade at Barker Ross Health and Social Care on 0115 9418131 or apply online to this advert.

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