Night Care Assistants – Winnersh, Reading

Closing date: 31/01/2018

Location: Winnersh Woodward Close Winnersh Berkshire RG41 5NW

Full and part time hours available - £9.50 per hour plus Benefits

Full time Hours of Work – Nights - 33 hours per week including every other weekend.

Abbeyfield are looking to recruit Care Assistants to work in their new state of the art Dementia Care Home in Winnersh.

We are looking to recruit Care Assistants who can demonstrate compassion and empathy in their approach to caring for older people, either through previous roles in social care or in other roles. Can you show us how you would treat our residents, and demonstrate to us how you could offer the dignity and respect they have a right to expect?

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.
  • To help serve meals and assist residents with eating as required.
  • 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.

Please come into Winnersh to collect an application form or apply online with your CV or call us on 01189774246 for more information.

This post is subject to a DBS check.