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Care Assistant

Job Summary

  • Location Brighton, East Sussex
  • Salary £9.00 - £10.50 per hour + PENSION, HOLIDAY PAY, WEEKLY PAY
  • Contract Type Temporary/Contract
  • Sector Health & Social Care
  • Date Posted 03 December 2021
  • Ref CA-BTN1_1638520341

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Job Description

If you're an experienced Care Assistant looking for a rewarding and inspiring new job opportunity, where you'll play a vital role in delivering excellent care and companionship whilst positively impacting the lives of many residents, then this is the role for you!

You will be working inside Residential Care Homes predominantly based in Brighton.

We work with a fantastic list of Care Homes that confidently pride themselves on providing a safe, supportive and welcoming environment for both their residents and our team. You will be working alongside a strong team of Care Assistants where you will be supporting elderly residents who may suffer from Dementia, Physical Disabilities, Sensory Impairments as well as other health conditions.

Are you looking to work during the week? Maybe only on weekends or every other week? What about only during holidays? No problem! We want you to have full control of how little or much you want to work which is why we will offer you earlies, late, long days and wake nights across the entire week to ensure that you have full flexibility and a great work-life balance!

Your responsibilities will typically include assisting with resident's morning or evening routines, this might include assisting with meal times and preparing for the day ahead or getting ready for the night. You will be required to support their personal care needs which can include helping residents to dress, wash and maintain overall hygiene. You will support staff on medication rounds, assist residents with mobility problems such as those with other aids like wheelchairs or in need of hoists. You will attend staff handover meetings, complete light household cleaning tasks and ensure logbooks are correctly updated with resident observations. You will participate in daily activities with residents always ensuring to promote independence where possible, assist residents on outings into the community or appointments and support their emotional well-being as well as social needs. You will work confidently in a team as well as on your own where needed, provide guidance where required and complete any additional tasks given by management whilst on the shift.

We are extremely proud of all our dedicated team, which is why we ensure to provide each of our Care Assistants with a fantastic bundle of employee benefits. You will receive weekly pay, accruable holiday entitlement, a free Enhanced Child & Adult Workforce DBS scheme*, option to be added onto a pension scheme, online training if required with certificates given to keep, excellent pay rates, a friendly team of consultants to support you and much more!

You will be able to use your previous experience as a Care Assistant to successfully manage and deescalate any challenging behaviors that might occur, you will have knowledge regarding a Residential Care Home environment and obtain skills such as the ability to be patient, empathetic and resilient.

A minimum of six months paid experience within the care sector is required to be considered for the position.

The ability to drive is not essential for this position.

Don't wait any longer, click that "APPLY" button now to be contacted by one of our consultants!

FPR Group is acting as an Employment Business in regards to this role.

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