Residential Care Assistant

£17,257 - £17,637 yearly
  • Prime Life
  • Kineton, Warwick, UK
  • Mar 02, 2020
Full time Health Care Professional Services

Job Description

Prime Life are on the lookout for passionate and dedicated care professionals to join our friendly team as a Care Assistant, on a full or part time basis. At present, we have several vacancies available and are keen to meet with candidates as soon as possible for interviews.

Our Care Assistant role will be based at our impressive Residential Home, River Meadows in the picturesque village of Kineton, Worcestershire. River Meadows is a luxury, purpose-built facility that is designed to cater to the every need of 41 residents whom call River Meadows their home.

The Care Assistant role offers great work life balance, with regular set shift patterns across a 7-day working week. In return for your commitment to our residents, we can offer range of excellent benefits including;

· Hourly rates of pay ranging from £8.62 to £8.81 per hour dependent upon qualification level

· Opportunities to learn and progress with the support of our dedicated Quality Matters team

· Fully funded DBS

· Comprehensive Holiday Pay scheme that rewards you for your commitment to care

· Free refreshments and snacks whilst on shift

· Fantastic Refer a Friend scheme, offering up to £200 per successful candidate!

To be successful within this role, you will have a genuine caring nature and a desire to make a real difference for our residents. Though prior experience as a Care Assistant or Support worker is desirable, this is not essential as full training is provided. Typically, our residents live with age related conditions and health concerns that require dignified support from our care team. It is essential that candidates for this role are therefore patient, understanding and respectful of our resident’s individual abilities. Additionally, many of our residents are living with dementia and as such an understanding of dementia would be beneficial.

As a Care Assistant, you will be responsible for providing person-centered care and support through;

· Assisting residents with their personal hygiene and choosing an outfit for the day ahead

· Supporting residents to dine at mealtimes and maintain good nutrition and hydration

· Encouraging residents to mobilise safely around the home, with the support of mobility aids and specialist equipment

· Providing friendship and companionship, and accompanying residents on social outings or appointments

· Maintaining accurate and timely written records and completing documentation

· Being a part of a multi-disciplinary team and engaging with other care professionals, as and when required, to promote the health and well-being of our residents

· Welcoming family members to the home and assisting with enquiries

If you are interested in hearing more about this position, feel free to give our friendly recruitment team a call on 0116 2746412. Alternatively, you can apply right away today and we’ll be in touch!