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Care Assistant

Salary:
16,896 P.A. ?
Location:
Abingdon
Company:
Amber Healthcare

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The reason why our Care Assistants stay with us for so long is simple; Working in care is highly rewarding but there are days when you need some extra support and that’s what we excel at – our door is always open and we always want to hear from you.

Our 5 longest serving Care Assistants have been with us for a combined total of 35 years! The reason why our Care Assistants stay with us so long is simple – because we respect and value all of our staff and we provide a friendly, professional and supportive working environment.

We are a family run business and the whole team is filled with characters, we are approachable, friendly and supportive and we stand out because we understand our Care Assistants and Customers; our office staff including our (Co-ordinators and Manager) still deliver care as we believe it is important to lead from the front.

We are a flexible employer and understand that everyone has different circumstances – if you are looking for part time or full time work we can accommodate your needs.

Our Manager has an open door policy and is always there to support her staff, whether that be for a catch up and a cuppa (and probably some biscuits!) or anything work related.

Responsibilities
  • Ensure clients receive their medication on time
  • Support clients who can’t move on their own
  • Help clients dress, bathe, eat etc.
  • Assist clients with physical therapy exercises
  • Cook meals according to the customer’s restrictions
  • Help customers with their shopping
  • Do necessary housekeeping to maintain a clean environment
  • Provide emotional support
  • Inform physicians or supervisors about uncommon events
  • Act quickly and responsibly in cases of emergency

Requirements

  • Proven experience as care assistant
  • Committed to health & safety
  • Able to do housework and cooking
  • Well-organized and reliable
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Positive and compassionate attitude
  • Strong ethics
  • Physical stamina
  • A valid driver’s licence

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Mileage expenses (tax free)
  • A generous welcome bonus to say thank you for joining our family
  • Free training and nationally recognised qualifications
  • Employee of the month
  • Flexible shifts

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