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Care Assistant

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  • Sector:

    Social Work

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  • Salary:

    Up to £11.2 per hour

  • Contact:

    Anthony Scargill

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  • Published:

    11 days ago

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Akton Recruitment are looking for an experienced Care Assistant to join the local authority based in Essex.
Duties include:
* Provides support to individuals to ensure they are able to reach their optimum independence and can exert control in their everyday lives, in accordance with the care plan.
* Supports individuals/groups to access social and leisure activities which may include college classes, resource centres, community access and other activities.
* Monitoring individual emotional and general wellbeing on a daily basis and ensure the protection of adults from abuse, reporting any concerns to senior managers.
* Support individuals to make choices in a way that always respects their dignity and privacy and promotes their choice in accordance with the care plan and any other key documents.
* Ensure respectful, patient and courteous approaches are undertaken with adults, their families, visitors and colleagues whether within the home or out in the community.
* Undertakes accurate and legible recording to ensure it meets the Care Quality Commission standards and positively promote Adult Social Care.
* Specific individual and shared targets and objectives are defined annually within the performance management framework.
This is a contract-based role working on a shift pattern, there will be no nights included. Hours will vary from 20 - 40 hours per week depending on availability and the pay rate for this role is £11.20 per hour. The initial contract is for 8 weeks with a view to extend as it's coming to an end.
If you think this role is right for you, get in touch now!