Senior Care Assistant

Location
BS15 4AA, Kingswood
Posted
26 Jan 2018
Closes
27 Mar 2018
Sector
Carers
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Sunday job
Caring Comes 1st Ltd is now recruiting for full & part time Senior Health Care Assistants to join our team in Bristol and South Gloucestershire.

We are looking for caring and compassionate people, who are passionate about making a genuine difference to people’s lives, to providing person centred care and support to our elderly and disabled clients, within the comfort of their own home.

We currently have a variety of contract hours available, with various shift patterns between 7am and 11pm, Monday to Sunday.

We cover the following areas: Kingswood, Emersons Green, Downend, Warmley, Mangotsfield, Cadbury Heath, Oldland Common, Hanham, Stockwood, Keynsham, Saltford, Wick, Pucklechurch, Filton.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Undertake care calls:
oAssist with personal hygiene and bathing
oSupport with shopping, meal planning and preparation
oLight domestic tasks and general household duties
oAssist with prescribed medication
oSupport clients with accessing the community and provide companionship
•Complete spot checks
•Shadow training of new Carers
•Participating in our on call rota system
•Communicate regularly with Service Managers/Registered Manager providing feedback on all Service Users and staff matters

SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:
•Driving licence and own vehicle essential
•Minimum 1 years’ experience working in a care environment
•Level 3 Diploma in Health & Social Care – Completed or working towards
•Effective written and verbal communication skills
•Be able to prioritise your workload and work independently using your own initiative
•Demonstrates good judgment, problem solving and decision making skills
•Ability to react calmly in emergency situations and be considerate
•Excellent interpersonal skills
•Caring and compassionate nature
•Patient and empathetic
•Reliable, committed and professional
•Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends as required
•Demonstration of proficiency in computer skills

BENEFITS INCLUDE:
•Competitive pay rates:
7am – 4pm: Weekdays £9. Weekends £10.50
4pm until finish: Weekdays £9.50. Weekends £11.50
•Guaranteed contracted hours
•Paid mileage at 40p p/m
•Enhanced Bank Holidays pay (double pay)
•28 days paid holiday (pro rata)
•Full, on-going support
•Company mobile phone
•DBS charges refunded after 1 month service
•Free uniform and P.P.E
•Full induction and on-going training arranged
•Career progression opportunities

BENEFIT SCHEMES INCLUDING:
•Discounted on high street shopping, cinema vouchers, gym membership and more
•‘Carer of the Month’ employee recognition scheme
•Recommend a friend up to £250 per successful referral

ABOUT CARING COMES 1ST LTD:
Caring Comes 1st Ltd is a domiciliary care provider who specialise in home care for elderly and disabled clients. We are a family run, client focused company. We provide excellent support to help people maintain and retain their independence and dignity in their own home.

HOW TO APPLY:
If you think this role is for you, please click on ‘Apply for this job’ to submit your application.


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