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2018-02-10 Care Homes Job Title: Care Assistant (Days)
Job Setting: Care Home / Nursing Home
Job Role: Carer / Care Assistant / Care Support Worker
Date Posted: 11 Jan 2018
Job Location: Thirsk , North Yorkshire
Company: Hambleton Grange
Salary: £8.31 per hour
Hours: Full Time
Contact Name: Chris Hassall
Hambleton Grange, state-of-the-art Residential Care Home in Thirsk, are looking to recruit a Care Assistant working on average 38.50 hours per week, 8.00am - 8.00pm 3 days on 3 days off.
Our Care Assistants are the primary carers for our residents. They become part of the care home family, responsible for ensuring our residents are well cared-for and enabling them to live full and enriched lives. From providing intimate personal care through to life-enhancing activities and excursions, the person-centred care you provide makes our homes a great place to live and work.
Through the training and support offered by Ideal Carehomes, your skills will be developed to help you become an outstanding carer. Whether it is your first time working in care, or you are a seasoned carer, you will find the opportunities for development, benefits and guidance Ideal Carehomes offers to be sector-leading in what we offer our staff.
Our Ideal Candidate
We are looking for individuals who are passionate about the care they provide to join our team. All levels of experience are welcome to apply as we offer full induction training and support our carers to progress through their NVQs all the way to the highest levels of care.
·Numeracy and literacy skills
·Personable and professional communication skills
·Ability to work well in a team
·Reliability and punctuality
·Willingness to develop new skills
Salary dependent on NVQ qualification and attendance.
Being a Care Assistant means your core focus is ensuring residents are well cared-for socially, emotionally and physically at all times. Depending on your residents and their needs, it is a varied and rewarding role. Your core responsibilities would include:
·Assisting residents with their intimate and personal care needs, according to their individual care plan whilst protecting privacy and dignity at all times.
·Making sure residents are well-presented to the standards of personal appearance he or she holds for themselves.
·Ensuring our residents feel well cared for by developing caring relationships, understanding their likes and dislikes and getting to know them as individuals.
·Taking part in events and activities within the home, creating positive memories and experiences for our residents.
·Reporting and recording any changes in a resident’s behaviour, condition or needs and escalating to senior staff where appropriate to ensure we offer the best care possible for each resident.
·Maintaining a clean and happy environment for residents by making beds and (with their permission) tidying bedrooms and assisting with the cleaning of the Home when necessary.
·Working well as part of a dynamic team to ensure that each aspect of a resident’s care needs is met, enabling their personal choice to be reflected throughout their care journey.