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Care Assistant

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Salary:
14,547 P.A. ?
Location: Manchester
Company: Total Training Provision
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Do you live in the South Manchester area, Have a passion for caring for others and have access to your own vehicle? Then look no further, This is the job for you.

At Assist & Care, we aim to deliver the daily assistance people require, allowing them to remain living independently in their own homes for as long as possible. As an apprentice you will help care for these people, offering them support.

A driving licence and own transport are required for this role, as you will be working in various locations in and around South Manchester, in the client’s own homes.Duties cover Companionship, Home Help and Personal Care:

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Offer companionship and conversation
  • Monitor diet and eating
  • Provide medication reminders
  • Stimulate and encourage through a variety of activities
  • Arrange appointments, activities, and outings
  • Organize mail and write letters
  • Assist with walking (lending an arm to steady)
  • Accompany to appointments and social events
  • Run errands/collect prescriptions etc
  • Provide light housekeeping/complete laundry
  • Make beds/change linen
  • Organize and tidy cupboards
  • Plan, prepare and tidy away meals
  • Answer the door
  • Assist with pet care
  • Help with shopping
  • Help with bathing, dressing, and grooming
  • Help with continence care
  • Assist to eat and drink
  • Provide dementia/ Alzheimer care
  • Provide respite/convalescence care

Person Specification (desirable skills):
  • Good Communication
  • Works well with others
  • Willing to learn
  • Organized

Personal Qualities (essential):
  • Caring nature
  • Uses their own initiative
  • Very confident working alone
  • Must have an excellent level of written and spoken English
  • Mature
  • Reliable

Salary varies depending on hours worked:
  • £8.50 per hour during the week
  • £9.50 per hour during the weekend
  • 1 hour paid holiday leave accrued for every 8.25 hours worked

A car is required as you will be working in various locations in and around South Manchester, in the client’s own homes.

The role is subject to a DBS check.

As part of this role, you will work towards completing a Level 2 Care qualification.

Prospects: There is availability to progress within the company as a care assistant, on-call supervisor, team leader or coordinator.

Part-time hours: 30-40 per weekJob Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent, Apprenticeship

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