Care Assistant

Posted 22 October by Vista
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We are looking for a Care Assistant to join our team at our New Wycliffe Residential Home, based in Rushey Mead, Leicester, which provides high quality residential care to older people with sensory impairments.

In this role you will support individuals;

  • As needed with their physical and personal care according to their support plan.
  • With their communication needs and ensure that they are fully met at all times.
  • To make choices in all aspects of their life.
  • With their meals and drinks responding to needs and wishes of each person as required.
  • To go shopping, on outings or on holiday as required.

You will be required to work 16 hours per week (2 x 8 hour shifts) flexibly Monday - Sunday, including weekends and bank holidays, on a shift pattern between the hours of 7.00am - 9.30pm with the ability to cover for sickness and holidays when required. You will also be required to attend any prescheduled training days.

Previous experience of working with people in a residential or health setting is desirable but not essential as full training will be provided.

When rostered to work weekends and bank holidays you will be paid, at an enhanced hourly rate.

In return you will receive a competitive salary in line with the Health & social care sector, and a generous benefits package and investment in your personal growth with continuous training.

Working for Vista means you will be working for one of the oldest and largest local charities in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, working with people with sight loss and their families.

Closing date: Monday, 2nd November 2020 - Noon

Interviews: To Be Confirmed

If you do not hear from us within three weeks of the closing date, please assume you have regrettably not been selected for interview on this occasion.

Vista Reserves the right to withdraw this advert in the event of high volumes of applications received.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS.

Required skills

  • Care Plans
  • Personal Care
  • Residential Care

Reference: 41230922

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