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Care Assistant


Salary: £8.00 – £8.20
City: Greater London

Employment Type: Full-Time
Job Description: Care Assistant

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Care Assistant / Support Worker

We are currently recruiting for experience careers to join our expanding team, delivering care and support in service user’s homes.

We offer an extensive training programme, ongoing professional development and great rates of pay.

Job Description

You will provide home care to elderly people to help them live life independently. The service provided will include the following (as needed):

  • Personal care.
  • Dressing and undressing / preparing the service users for the day.
  • Washing / bathing / showering / shaving and oral hygiene.
  • Toileting and all aspects of personal hygiene.
  • Continence management.
  • Care of pressure sores (under appropriate nursing supervision).
  • Getting in and out of bed.
  • Assisting with use of aids to daily living.
  • Day/Evening sitting services, as required.
  • Preparation of snacks and meals.
  • Assisting with feeding as required.
  • Domestic / household services.
  • General cleaning duties
  • Bed making.
  • Laundering / hand washing / Ironing.
  • Shopping and the preparation of shopping lists.
  • Recording and reporting each visit and recording medication taken by service users.

Job Requirements

  • Naturally compassionate with a caring disposition
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Good level of English (Essential)
  • Right to work in the UK
  • 1-year care/support worker experience
  • Experience preferred but not essential
  • NVQ 2 in Health and Social Care desirable or a willingness to undertake the qualification
  • Medication administration training and/or a willingness to undertake training if required
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Enhanced DBS required (Preferably registered with the online service checker)
  • Driving Licence Desirable
  • At least 18 years of age

Job Benefits

  • Free Training, including online e-learning center
  • Flexible hours and variety of work – work where you want when you want
  • Excellent pay
  • Weekly pay
  • Continuing support and development
  • Opportunity to grow with an amazing new company and to gain new skills
  • Cost of DBS refunded (conditions apply)
  • Cost of uniform refunded (conditions apply)