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Care Assistant

  • Location:

    Buckley

  • Sector:

    Vetro Education

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £8.90 - £10 per hour

  • Contact:

    Cassandra Summerton

  • Contact email:

    cassandra@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    02921 660 880

  • Job ref:

    J617

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    ongoing

  • Expiry date:

    2020-06-25

  • Startdate:

    2020-05-27

  • Consultant:

    Cassandra Summerton

Vetro Education, North Wales is currently working with a residential home based in either Mold, Buckley, or Deeside who requires a care assistant to support adults with additional learning needs.

As a care assistant, you will be required to support individual clients with day to day living, this will include cooking meals, tidying the home, organising activities, and going on outings. Applicants should have experience working with vulnerable adults and be comfortable with personal care, toileting, and manual handling. 


Salary and Hours

Hourly pay rate - £8.90 - £10 dependant on experience and qualifications

Hours of work are flexible, usually on a 12-hour rota, choose between either home on days, waking nights or sleep in’s.


Responsibilities
  • To support venerable adults in their home
  • Provide care and support in a person-centered way, to give the individuals the opportunity to maintain their independence 
  • Ensure any challenging behaviours can be supported
  • Personal care, toileting, dressing
  • Cooking, tidying, organising activities and going on outings

Requirements
  • Experience of working in a similar residential setting is essential
  • Experience working with adults who have challenging behaviour’s
  • NVQ in Social Care or similar would be ideal but not essential
  • Experience and or training in epilepsy, not essential as training can be provided
  • Experience in manual handling, personal care
  • Adult DBS on the update service or willing to apply for a new DBS
  • Driving license ideal but not essential