Care Assistant LS9 JA/27

Posted 23 January by Search Consultancy

Care Assistant - Leeds LS9

West Yorkshire

£7.50 - £9.00 Per Hour Dependent on shift

Various shifts to fit in with your life

Where will your be working

Search medical is recruiting Care Assistants to work in one of our client's group homes. A 60 bedded care home close to local amenities in the Leeds 9 area

This is a not for profit service provider who support and care for over 55's. Independence and positive empowerment are they key to their success

This residential home has a CQC rating of Good.

Managed by a strong team who pride themselves on care given and excellent links in the community

Location

20 minutes out of Leeds centre excellent bus links up to 23.00 when on lates

What you can expect from Search

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Free DBS
  • Free induction training
  • Free uniform
  • Flexible working hours to suit, working a varied shift pattern over 7 days including sleep in's
  • Paid holiday
  • Weekly pay
  • Possible temp to perm post for the right person
  • Support from professional and knowledgeable consultants

The Role:

Care Assistants make a real and positive impact to the lives of older people who have a range of care needs as well as life experiences and personalities that makes every day varied and interesting. If you have a caring nature, a natural interest in people and want to make a difference then this might be just the job for you.

  • Excellent understanding of working with Elderly including Dementia and End of Life Care
  • Personal Care
  • Moving Handling and Hoist
  • Engaging in activities with clients
  • Good understanding of care plans and changes in care for clients
  • Working alongside senior staff
  • Meal preparation and assisting feeding clients
  • Observations and charts
  • Keeping home and clients room clean and tidy

Personal Qualities for the role

  • Experienced as HCA or Care Assistants to
  • Good understanding of care of elderly and changes in health and well being
  • Caring and compassionate
  • NVQ's advantageous
  • 6 months paid UK experience
  • Be proactive and caring
  • Supportive of other s including family and care staff
  • Good knowledge of policy procedures
  • Team Player

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.

Required skills

  • Care Assistant Elderly Older Persons Care Home Nursing Homes Residential Homes

Application questions

Minimum of 6 months current uk paid experience in a care setting ?
Able to provide 3 years references from previous employers 1 must be from a care setting?
Able to provide certificated evidence of training and qualifications ?
Able to work flexible shifts and short notice?
Have either Enhanced DBS on update service or willing to undergo DBS checks ?

Reference: 34303381

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