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Care Assistant - Thirsk

Job details
Posting date: 19 April 2021
Salary: £9.50 per hour
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 19 May 2021
Location: Thirsk, North Yorkshire
Company: North Yorkshire County Council
Job type: Permanent
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Summary

Mobile Care Assistant - HC4U (Thirsk)
Full and Part-time hours available
£9.50p/h + mileage

At Holistic Care 4U people are at the centre of what we do, be they service users or our staff. We recognise that it’s the people that make a difference.

We are looking for full-time Carers and Support Workers within Thirsk and surrounding areas.

We offer:

 Competitive rate of pay – £9.50 per hour
 Opportunity to work close to home
 Flexible hours to suit your commitments
 An opportunity to be part of an exceptional team
 24/7 Support
 Free uniforms
 Employee pension scheme
 Free ongoing training
 A job in which every day makes a difference


Requirements:

• Must be eligible to work in the UK
• A car and full UK Driving license essential
• Care experience is an added advantage but not essential. We employ for attitude and train for competence.


Responsibilities:

As a Holistic Care 4U Carer you are responsible for looking after people (Service Users) who need help due to disability, age, illness or frailty. You work with both young and old adults meeting various needs in their day to day life. These include:

· Helping with personal care such as support with showering or washing, dressing and changing pads

· Supporting Service Users with medication, making meals, eating and drinking, laundry and cleaning.

· Supporting Service Users with social and physical activities

· Implementing the care plan and looking for opportunities to improve and personalise it



Skills

· A desire to help people

· Ability to work on own initiative and prioritise workload

· Good listening and communication skills

· Ability to understand and follow policies and procedures

· Being patient and tactful.

· Able to deal with people from different backgrounds / good interpersonal skills.

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