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Care Assistants

Location: Leonard Stanley, South West

Pay: £7.83 per hour

Sector: Commercial

Job Type: Permanent

Date Added: 05-11-2018

Expiry Date: 30-11-2018

Vacancy ID: GLCAR

The gap personnel group are acting as an Employment Agency.

We are recruiting for Care Assistants on a permanent basis for a lovely Residential Care Home near Stonehouse.
You will be working a 2 week shift rota, (Morning Shift 7am - 2:30pm) (Afternoon Shift 14:00 to 21:30)
Previous experience is desirable as full training will be given.
1. To assist day staff in preparing residents from bed, as required.
2. To help residents with problems of mobility and other physical disabilities (e.g. incontinence), helping with the use of disability aids and caring for the same, where appropriate.
3. To receive and act upon instructions from Senior Care Staff regarding specific tasks to be carried out during the day.
4. To carry out regular checks on residents throughout the day, according to intervals set by Senior Care Staff and with due regard to residents' individual wishes.
5. To answer promptly all nurse alarm calls, assessing each situation and dealing with any resident who is seeking help. In cases of emergency to summon duty Senior Care Staff and if necessary to call the emergency GP and / or summon an ambulance.
6. To assist residents who need help or reassurance, providing light drinks or refreshments where required.
7. To carry out regular checks on the building, with particular reference to fire prevention and external security (all windows and external doors secured etc).
8. To launder,iron garments and linen, mending / darning where practical.
9. To awaken residents in the morning at their requested times, as appropriate. To assist residents to rise, wash and dress, and where appropriate proceed to the dining room.
10. To help maintain a safe and healthy environment in the Home with due regard to appropriate Food Hygiene and Health & Safety Regulations. To report all accidents to the Night Shift Person-in-Charge.
11. To read and write reports, and to participate in staff and residents' meetings as appropriate.
12. To participate in training activities / course, as directed by senior staff.
13. To assist with End-of-Life Care for residents who are terminally ill.
14. To undertake other duties, as necessary.
15.   To complete tasks and sign cleaning schedule by the end of shift.
£50 joining fee after your first month
Potential Bonus Scheme
In house opportunities to Progress
NVQ Training
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The gap personnel group are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.

For more information on this vacancy, please contact Guy Allen on 01452 302852.

Alternatively, you can email your cv to Guy at
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