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Care Assistant - Elderly - Dementia

Posted 5 February by Vetro recruitment Ended

We are currently recruiting for full time, permanent Care Assistants to work in a Nursing and residential home in Calne, Wiltshire.

You would be working with adults aged 50+ with Dementia, providing person-centred care to all residents and their families.

Salary: £7.80 per hour.


Mixture of earlies, lates and long days available.

Shifts are flexible - full time and 36 hours+ a week.

You would be expected to work Public Holidays, including Christmas and New Year.

About the Company:

A medium sized nursing and residential home providing a person-centred approach to care for residents and their families. A family run business that provides a personal approach to care and support. Fantastic facilities are available for the residents including hydro-therapy pool and Jacuzzi and also laptops and skype for them to be able to have more regular contact with their families.

Requirements of a Care Assistant:

Experience is preferred but not essential as full training will be provided.

You must be a passionate and caring person who desires to work in the care sector.

A good communicator - written and verbally.

A team player.

Happy to carry out personal care and domestic tasks.

Must be a car driver.

Role of a Care Assistant:

Provide excellent standards of care with a person-centred approach.

Meeting the physical and emotional needs of the service users.

Providing day to day support for the residents including help with meals and personal care.

Reporting to the nurse in charge/following instructions.

Work as part of a team.

Following instructions on care plans and updating them accordingly.

Reporting any concerns or changes in conditions of the service users.

Support service users to participate in family visits.

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Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

At Vetro Recruitment, we have over 25 years experience helping people plan their career path, navigate the job market and find their ideal role. We pride ourselves on the service we offer our candidates. We will work alongside you at all stages of the job application process and help you identify, apply for and secure your ideal role. Whether you are looking for a permanent or temporary position we're here to help.

Vetro Recruitment acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Vetro Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Required skills

  • Dementia
  • Elderly
  • Care Assistant

Reference: 34393811

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