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Care Assistant

Job details
Posting date: 18 May 2019
Salary: £8.7 per hour
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 17 June 2019
Location: Hitchin, SG5 4JH
Company: Reed Talent Solutions
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: OHG00162-9702

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About Us:

We are excited to announce the launch of a brand new Luxury Care Home and Senior Village Brand, Baycroft, which will be opening its first service in the Summer of 2019. The brand, which is a part of One Housing, has been launched with the aim of developing homes and villages that are attuned to the individual needs of each resident, and a place where they are proud to call home. This flagship service will be a 75 bedded luxury home offering the highest levels of support to its residents through personalised Nursing and Dementia care. This is a unique opportunity that will allow you to take the lead and become involved in the early stages of this exciting new brand.

About the role:

Location: Fairfield Park, Hitchin

Pay rate: £8.70 per hour

Hours/shifts: Full Time / Part Time / Bank

You will be required to provide high quality care to all residents as directed and under the supervision of the Senior Carer and registered nurse. You will be assisting residents who are independent and only need a little help, to those residents with more complex needs. Providing personal care to all residents whilst promoting their individuality and dignity at all times. You will ensure their hygiene, mobility, physical comfort, eating and drinking needs are met when needed. Regularly undertaking observations of residents as determined in their care plans, as this will need to be followed at all times.

Skills Required:

  • Caring and compassionate
  • Good level of IT skills and literacy
  • Be highly organised and able to work to conflicting and challenging deadlines
  • Able to demonstrate specific knowledge of clinical care
  • Care home or caring experience
  • Level 2 NVQ in Health and Social Care – desirable

Whats in it for you?

  • 28 days annual leave
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Refer a friend scheme - up to £300
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Season Ticket Loans
  • Study Leave
  • Career Break after 3 years service
  • Pension
  • Medicash Scheme
  • Eyecare Vouchers
  • Paid DBS
  • Ongoing Training and Development

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