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Care Assisant

  • Location:

    Fleetwood

  • Sector:

    Unqualified Social Care

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £11 per hour

  • Contact:

    Tom Francis

  • Contact email:

    tfrancis@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    TFR68_1604506536

  • Published:

    26 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-12-04

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Akton Recruitment are currently working with the Local Authorities to fill a number of contract positions for Care Assistants as BANK staff. The work would be on an as and when basis but due to Covid-19 related staffing shortages there are enough hours available to turn this into a full time position.

Accountabilities/Responsibilities:

  1. Physical tasks include: washing, dressing, bathing and feeding clients, including those with special needs arising from physical or mental deterioration
  2. Social duties include: talking to and motivating clients, helping clients to maintain contact with family and community, assisting with shopping, and organising group social activities
  3. Assisting in the creation of a supportive and homely atmosphere where clients can achieve maximum independence
  4. Co-operating with domestic staff to best meet the personal needs of the client
  5. Where appropriate, contributing to the establishment records, including support plans
  6. Escorting clients outside the establishment as required, e.g. to hospital, opticians etc
  7. Attending relevant training courses as agreed with the management staff
  8. Acting in a general supervisory capacity with students and volunteers
  9. Assisting with laundry duties and care of client's items including emptying and cleaning commodes, making and changing beds, cleaning and tidying lockers
  10. Caring for the dying and attending to the needs of the deceased person and their relatives
  11. Assisting management with the administration of medication

Requirements:

  1. Experience as a Care Assistant
  2. Basic training completed
  3. Available immediately
  4. Current DBS