Care Assistant

  • Location

    Maidstone

  • Sector:

    Nursing Homes, Dementia, Mental Health

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £8.21 per hour

  • Contact:

    Ed Sobers

  • Contact email:

    Ed@healthrecruitnetwork.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    020 7193 4003

  • Job ref:

    ES29762

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-04-09

  • Startdate:

    2019-04-01

  • Consultant:

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Job Opportunity
Care Assistant required in Maidstone, £8.21 per hour, Days & Nights available, Full time.

Job Setting
My client requires an empathetic & passionate Care Assistant to work within a small care home in Maidstone, Kent. My client provides a bright and homely supported living service. As an organisation, my client don't ask for specific skills or experience but are looking for care assistant with a passion for providing first class care, a friendly and conversational nature and the ability to use initiative. If you can combine these qualities with a willingness to learn then you have all the ingredients to make a fantastic Support Worker. Previous experience of working within the social care sector would be beneficial as would a full driving licence but these are not essential as my client offers full training and induction.

Responsibilities:
Helping with daily chores such as cooking and cleaning
Administering medication
Accompanying individuals on leisure activities
Manual handling
Helping run activity sessions including arts and gardening
Personal care
Dealing with challenging behaviours

Job Overview
- Care Assistant
- Permanent
- Days or Nights - Full time
- Adults with supported living & Challenging behaviour
- £8.21 per hour

Company benefits:
£8.21 per hour
28 days paid annual leave, which increases after 3 and 5 years' service
Pension contribution
Childcare vouchers
Access to free occupational health, physiotherapy, counselling and advice services
Fully paid training and access to nationally recognised qualifications
Travel to work scheme (season ticket loan)
Access to an online shopping platform with discounts from over 3,500 retailers

Requirements
- Have satisfactory references
- Have a genuine passion for care
- Have the right to work in the UK

Job Ref: ES29762

Apply now to be considered for this exciting opportunity!


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