Care Assistant in Withington, Manchester

Closing date: 28/02/2019

Location: 14 Swinbourne Grove, Withington, Manchester, M20 4PP

Salary: £8.90 per hour. 

Hours: Working flexibly for 14-21 hours per week, within a rota.

This post is subject to DBS check.

As a Care Assistant, You will be supporting and caring for all residents ensuring that their physical, social, intellectual and emotional needs are met while maintaining dignity, choice, independence and respect. You'll also:

  • Help serve meals and assist residents with eating as required
  • Assist with social functions at the home
  • Assist with administration of residents care plans
  • Help residents with mobility problems and other physical disabilities including incontinence and in the use and care of aids and personal equipment
  • Support and work closely with families and friends offering professional and emotional support sensitively
  • Be flexible with regards to working hours and attend training and development sessions as required

The following are essential for the role of Care Assistant:

  • Ability to communicate and interact well with people
  • Ability to read, write and work with numbers to a good standard
  • Ability to work well as part of a team
  • Demonstrate an empathy and understanding of the needs of older people
  • Ability to carry out all aspects of the role to a high standard at all times

The following are desirable:

  • Experience working in the care industry
  • An understanding of dementia 
  • An NVQ Level 2 qualification or equivalent 

To Apply

Please send your CV and covering letter to m.blissett@abbeyfield.com