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Care Assistant

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    Social Work

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  • Salary:

    Up to £11.20 per hour

  • Contact:

    Anthony Scargill

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  • Published:

    10 days ago

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Akton Recruitment are looking for a care assistant to join the Local Authority based in Rotherham.
1. Adopt a strength based and person centred approach when undertaking personal tasks that are required by individual residents in line with their assessed need and person centred plan of care. This to include intimate sensitive care and support on sickness, palliative illness and death to residents and relatives.

2. To administer and support residents with medication; safe handling of medication training will be required to be undertaken.

3. To maintain appropriate records and implement care management systems, by daily notes. Identify risks and implement risk assessments alongside of the senior care on duty.

4. Ensure that confidentiality of personal information is maintained. To observe and record all changes affecting the emotional, social and physical well-being of the service users. Ensuring that senior care and shift leader are informed.

5. Preserve the privacy and dignity of each individual service user, informing senior staff of any matters which arise.

6. Escort and assist service users, in and around the home and in the community.

7. To provide immediate action in case of emergency arising ,such as accidents, illness, death, fire or other security incidents.

8. Assist and serve meals to residents, ensuring dietary requirements are met and prepare meals and light refreshments as required.

This role is on a contract basis, working 30 hours per week on a rota, shifts include 6.30-2.30, 7-3, 2-10 & 1-9, paying a rate of £11.20 per hour. The initial contract for this role is 3 months with a view to extend.
If you think this role is right for you, get in touch!