Care Assistant

  • Full Time
  • Antrim BT41, UK
  • Post Date: June 19, 2018
  • Apply Before: July 19, 2018
Job Detail
  • Salary 14000--15000
  • Company Website www.premierepeople-ni.com
  • Job Title Care Assistant
  • Job Location Antrim BT41, UK
  • Company Name Premiere People NI
Job Description

Care Assistant

We are urgently seeking Care Assistants to work with our client based in County Antrim. This is a great opportunity to join a well known company and further your career.

JOB PURPOSE: Care Assistant

  • To assist in the provision of care and work as part of a team to achieve required standards.
  • To provide care services to elderly and disabled Clients, living in the community.
  • To ensure Clients retain their dignity and individuality.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES for care assistant

  • Ensure the highest possible levels of care are maintained by Supporting/assisting Clients, when required, with washing, toileting, dressing, undressing, and all other aspects of daily living.
  • Assist Clients in all aspects of their care needs (e.g. physical, emotional and spiritual). Provide attention when needed, whilst ensuring Clients retain their comfort and dignity.
  • Pay particular attention to assisting Clients who have limited mobility, or physical/learning difficulties, making the best use of aids provided.
  • Closely monitor Clients who may be confused and / or who have behavioural problems.
  • Assist in the promotion of continence.
  • Assist in the delivery of care for Clients who are dying or who have a progressive illness.
  • Observe care planning needs for Clients and complete written daily records as instructed and in line with the Company’s policies and procedures.
  • Carry out regular checks on Clients at intervals determined by senior
  • Assist Clients who need help during meal times (be aware of swallowing difficulties, dietary requirements etc). Assist with serving of food / drinks as requested / required. Wash up as requested / required
  • Escort Clients travelling to and from home e.g. shopping, on social outings / hospital visits etc, as and when required.

SKILLS for Care Assistant

  • Genuine interest in working within a caring environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Teamwork
  • Willingness to participate in Vocational Training Programmes
  • Satisfactory checks with Access NI
  • Current Driving licence

Desired:

  • Working towards NVQ2
  • Experience of working within a caring environment

Salary will depend on experience and will be from £7.65 p/h with additional company benefits
To apply please submit your CV via the link or email stephen.holmes@premiere-agency.com