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.

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    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
  • workplace pension
  • 28 days annual leave (inclusive of statutory bank holidays)
  • Uniform provided
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