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Care Assistant

Remedicare Staffing

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A fantastic opportunity has arisen for passionate and dedicated Care Assistants to join a great care company in the Bedford area.

Reference No. PK39556

About the role:

Our client in Marston Moretaine, Bedford is seeking full time care assistants for their 50 bedded nursing home. The home specialises in elderly and dementia care with the most current CQC report is GOOD in all areas.

Key details

Both Days and Nights are available paying £8.50 per hour and the shifts are 8-8.

If you are interested in gaining qualifications then the home are happy to support you in this and put you through your NVQs after passing a short probation period.

Due to the location of the home drivers are preferred.

Care Assistant Main Duties:

  • Supporting the HCA's and SHCA's in delivering the highest quality of care

  • Following residents specific care plans

  • Support residents with personal care (toileting, washing and dressing)

  • Maintain residents dignity and independence

  • Monitoring residents conditions by taking temperatures, pulse etc.

  • Manual handling - Lifting and helping residents move around

  • Practical support - Making beds, preparing food & Laundry

Care Assistant Skills Needed:

The ideal care assistant will have a positive and caring attitude with good communication skills. Reliability and a strong team/work ethic are essential within this role.

Care Assistant Skills Desired:

NVQ Level 2 or 3 in Health and Social is desirable although not essential. Previous experience of working within a care home/home care/hospital setting is desirable and sometimes essential for our clients.

Our clients are willing to develop their care assistants through the necessary qualifications to help them fulfil their job role and progress their careers further into senior care assistants and team leaders.

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