Care Assistant

Posted 6 March by Exemplar Health Care Featured

Lakeview - Leigh, Greater Manchester

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


Lakeview is Exemplar Health Care’s newest nurse-led care home, due to open in May 2018. It is a 30 bed service for adults with complex needs, divided into three 10-bed units (including two specialist bariatric bedroom suites). With expertise across a range of neuro-disabilities, mental ill-health, brain injury, stroke and early-onset dementia, at Lakeview the focus is on what matters to people. Our approach is about making sure people are at the centre of their care whilst involving other people who make a difference in the person’s life - family, friends and the community.

We are looking for a person who is enthusiastic, warm and compassionate and is motivated to provide quality care to our Service Users enabling them 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
  • Visitors

Reference: 34621848

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