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Personal Support Assistant Level 2

Job details
Posting date: 24 September 2021
Salary: £9.00 to £9.29 per hour
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 24 October 2021
Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear
Company: EveryDay
Job type: Permanent
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Summary

Personal Support Assistants / Care Workers

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EveryDay is a wholly owned, social enterprise of Age UK North Tyneside, we are looking for people to work in the community and extra care schemes who aspire to have a career in care.


As a Personal Support Assistant your goal is to promote and enable individuals with cognitive impairments live well and independently. Roles involve assisting with bathing, washing and dressing, assisting tenants in and out of bed/wheelchair, with hoist if necessary, assisting and feeding tenants where necessary, and assisting/preparing meals and drinks as authorised in care plans and supporting with medication in strict accordance to care plans and medication assessments.



Position Information

This is a permenant,16 hour base contract, however we do have excess hours on this role, if you would like more information on the hours and shifts please email us HRTeam@ageuknorthtyneside.org.uk



Requirements

NVQ 2 in Health and Social Care - Desirable

Experience in Care - Desirable


What we offer our Personal Support Assistants / Care Workers


As well as fantastic rates of pay, we also provide our care assistants with a range of employee benefits:

• Paid training and induction

• Paid mileage

• Paid DBS check

• EveryDay care assistant uniform

• 4 weeks paid holiday – separate to hourly rate

• 8 days paid bank holidays

• Double time for Christmas Day and New Year’s Day

• Staff engagement forum representing group employees

• Annual Pay Review

• Health and Wellbeing Events

• Loyalty bonus paid after two years’ service

• Refer a Friend Scheme £200 payment

• Pensions Scheme

• Career Progression Opportunities

What we look for in a Care Assistant

We require you to have:

• Right to work in the UK

• A Clean Driving Licence (Desirable)

• A caring nature and to be passionate about making a difference as a care assistant

• Experience working in care

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