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Care assistant

First city permanent recruitment team have the pleasure in looking for a care assistant to join our clients medium sized, homely and welcoming nursing home in Gloucester.
Day time Care assistant
Job requirements

  • To work at all times in ways which demonstrate an active understanding of the principles of the job as described above, and with appropriate guidance from senior staff.

  • To ensure, at all times that information about individuals is treated with respect and confidentiality, when: receiving, giving, storing, and retrieving information.

  • To provide physical and personal care when needed.

  • To contribute to the overall quality of the service delivery, by working closely with other members of the staff team

  • To take part in regular supervision meetings and in activities to meet agreed learning and development needs associated with the job.

  • To work at all times in accordance with all Service policies and procedures

  • To report immediately any incident of a serious nature such as abuse
    Skills and Qualification

  • A knowledge or understanding of giving personal care to adults in a Residential Setting/Day Care Centre/ Community Setting

  • Respect for the individual's privacy, dignity and confidentiality.

  • Have an awareness, understanding and willingness to meet the needs of people from different religious and cultural backgrounds.

  • Able to provide sensitive and appropriate personal care to men and women.

  • Be able to provide a service in a non-judgmental way to all service users.

  • Ability to communicate clearly both verbal and written.
    Personal attributes:

  • Willingness to undergo training..

  • Acceptable attendance record

  • Ability to work in a team.

  • Ability to work on own initiative.