Care Assistants (Full and Part Time Roles Available) Winnersh, Berkshire

Closing date: 08/06/2019

Location: Winnersh, Woodward Close, Winnersh, Berkshire, RG41 5NW

We have amazing positions available for Care Assistants to join the team at our innovative and forward thinking Winnersh Care Home. Support roles require a caring nature and people who are passionate about making our residents lives dignified and fulfilled.  

Hours: Full & Part Time Positions Available - (35 Hours, 28 Hours and 21 Hours)

Working on a two week rota including alternate weekends

Salary: £9.27 per hour (plus benefits)

The ideal candidate for this role should be able to demonstrate compassion and empathy in their approach to caring for older people, either through previous roles in social care or in other caring environments.

The role of a Care Assistant includes the following tasks:
• Supporting and caring for all residents ensuring that their physical, social, intellectual and emotional needs are met while maintaining dignity, choice, independence and respect.
• Assist as required with social functions at the home.
• To assist with administration of residents care plans.
• To 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.
• To be flexible with regards to working hours and attend training and development sessions as required.

The following are essential for the role:
• Ability to communicate and interact well with people
• to be able to read, write and work with numbers to a good standard;
• Ability to understand and carryout instructions and tasks as required by the job role;
• 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
• A respectful, courteous and compassionate nature

If you're interested in applying for this role, please email g.lamoon@abbeyfield.com with your CV advising of which hours your would like to apply for, job reference.

This post is subject to a DBS check.