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Care Assistant/Support Worker

Posted 8 March by Exemplar Health Care Featured Ended

Care Assistant/Support Worker

Care Assistant/ Support Worker

Full and Part Time Hours Available

Maypole Grove - Kingsheath, Birmingham

£7.50 per hour plus benefits (Rising to £7.83 from 16th April 2018)

Exemplar Health Care provide nurse-led care for younger adults with acute physical, mental and learning disabilities in 25 purpose-built homes across the Midlands, Yorkshire, Humberside and the North West.

Located in Maypole Grove in the King’s Heath area of Birmingham, this well-equipped 30-bedded unit will provide care for adults with acute physical and mental disabilities.

As one of the core members of our care/nursing team you will have a huge impact on the quality of life for all our Service Users.

Your enthusiasm, warmth and compassion is a fundamental part in helping our Service Users to feel respected, included and cared for. You will promote the core values of care, help maintain independence, dignity, assist with personal care and ensure the physical and emotional needs of our Service Users are met.

On a typical day, you can expect to:

  • Assist with personal hygiene
  • Provide refreshments, snacks and assist at meal times
  • Take part in individual or group activities
  • Provide accompaniment on outings or even just a walk to the shop
  • Make beds and general housekeeping duties
  • Promote mobility and independence
  • Assist nursing staff with clinical duties
  • Promote good relationships with Service Users, relatives, visitors and the care team
  • Assist with the training of new care team members
  • Communicate effectively with the nursing team
  • Assist with on-going assessments of Service Users, reporting any changes
  • Maintain up to date documentation, care plans, charts etc.
  • Ensure confidentiality at all times
  • Promote the reputation of the home

What do you get?

  • A company that believes in its staff
  • Job satisfaction
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Comprehensive Induction, on-going training and development
  • Staff benefit scheme - online shopping, discounts and vouchers
  • Job security

Required skills

  • Clinical
  • Health Care
  • Nursing

Reference: 34641982

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