Waking Night Care Assistant

Safehands Recruitment are recruiting for an charitable organisation specialising in Elderly Residential care based in Cirencester town centre.

Situated in a beautiful picturesque building with free parking on site, with all necessary moving and handling equipment.

Working for an organisation that promotes the highest standards of care and support staff members to progress their knowledge and experience to be able to move forwards with their career.

Recruiting for 2 Waking Night Care Assistants to work 3 waking nights shifts per week, this would be a permanent contract 30 hours per week paying between £7.40 per hour- £9.04 per hour dependant on experience.

Responsibilities of Waking Night Care Assistant:

• Assisting residents with moving and handling including using the aid of hoists and wheelchairs
• Assisting residents with personal care including bathing, showering and incontinence care
• Assisting residents with evening routines and assisting to bed
• Doing regular turns during the night to avoid pressure sores
• Administering medication inline with CQC procedures
• Completion of laundry and domestic duties
• Completion of daily notes and incident reports inline with CQC procedures
• Liaising with staff members during handovers
• Liaising with external health care professionals including GP's and Local authority

Person Specification for Waking Night Care Assistant:

• NVQ within health and social advantageous
• Willing to work towards further NVQ's is advantageous
• Flexible to work on a rota basis
• Ability to work using own initiative
• Have an empathetic and caring nature and being approachable for all staff and residents
• Able to prioritise work load

Additional information:

• Access to a comprehensive training package
• Access to NVQ's within Health and Social Care
• Access to progression within the business
• Working within a beautiful listed building
• Working in the town centre
• Free parking

If this exciting opportunity is of interest to yourself please apply immediately or call Lisa Clyne on 01242505415, alternatively email lisac@safehandsrecruitment.co.uk

  • Rate: £11,544 - 14,102 per year + overtime
  • Location: Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Medical
  • Recruiter: Safehands Recruitment
  • Contact: Lisa Clyne
  • Tel: 01242505415
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: 0000000079
  • Posted: 2016-10-14 14:14:27 -

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