Care Assistant – Excellent Training – Private Sector
Location: Southampton, Hampshire
Position: Care Assistant
Care Categories: Nursing home providing care to older aged vulnerable adults
Negotiable Salary: £10.75-£11.50 negotiable depending on experience
Hours: Full time hours or Part time hours depending on preference (22 hours, 33 hours and/or 44 hours options available)
Flexible Shifts: Day shifts and Night shift – all shifts are 12 hours 8/8 start and finish time (Some Short shifts available)
Contract type: Permanent
More information on the Nursing home and company:
We are one of the UK’s leading private healthcare companies located all over the UK, it is our privilege to care for people – valuing each resident as if they were part of our own family. We are currently looking for a brilliant opportunity as a Care assistant to develop their career at our home located in Southampton, Hampshire .
Having experience in a healthcare background is desirable but not essential as full training is provided. An essential requirement is a passion for care and making a difference to people’s lives.
The care sector is such a rich and rewarding place to work. We want the kindest and most resilient people to come and support our residents – no two days will be the same and you will receive the learning and development you need to thrive.
A typical day will involve:
Assisting residents with personal care duties such as bathing, dressing, toileting, and incontinence care. Providing the highest standards of care, you’ll champion the dignity, and independence of all our residents
Supporting the Nurse or Senior Care Assistant to complete monthly and weekly checks to monitor the health of our residents and reporting any significant changes
Supporting at mealtimes: serving meals and transferring residents to the dining room. This might involve supporting them to walk, transferring them in a wheelchair or using a hoist
Attending planned activities: assisting the team, repositioning, providing care as necessary and taking part in day trips outside the home (day shift only)
Repositioning residents to ensure they are comfortable and supported
Admin duties: updating food, fluid and stool charts, supplementary files, daily notes and care plans
Induction and opportunities for development and progression:
The Care Home offers a structured and thorough induction programme, which will include various training courses and shadow shifts before you get started.
Its important that you are rewarded for your hard work so we will offer:
Comprehensive induction, on-going training and development, access to internal apprenticeship schemes
Your DBS Check (£40) paid for
28 days annual leave (inclusive of statutory bank holidays)