Care Assistant

  • Perth, Perth & Kinross
  • Social Care
  • Posted 2 months ago

We currently have opportunities to join our award winning organisation at our Care Home in Luncarty on a permanent basis. There are full time and part time posts on offer working both day shift and night shift.

The Role

To assist in the provision of care and work as part of a team to achieve required standards. To ensure Residents retain their dignity and individuality. To be involved in the general activities of the Care Home / Unit.

Duties Include

  • Ensure Residents’ individual needs are met through effective care planning and review. Using our new Samsung devices with PCS (Person Centred Software) to electronically record completed tasks etc.

· Ensure the highest possible levels of care are maintained by supporting/assisting Residents, when required, with washing, toileting, dressing, undressing, and all other aspects of daily living.

  • Assist in framework of social activities by interacting with Residents and helping them continue with hobbies and activities in the Care Home
  • Carry out regular checks on Residents at intervals determined by senior Staff Members.
  • Provide care and support as identified in care reviews and care and support plans, as directed by senior Staff Members

Skills, Abilities and Experience

  • Good communication skills (written and verbal). Ability to communicate effectively with Residents, colleagues, Managers and others
  • A commitment to a service which provides support to vulnerable individuals, and which is respectful and according to the individuals’ wishes
  • Willingness to participate in Vocational Training Programmes
  • Satisfactory Police Check and check against the PVG List
  • Experience of working in a care/support setting (desirable)

Whilst relevant knowledge and experience is welcomed; we provide extensive support and training, meaning that so long as you have the correct attitude and mentality for the position – we can do the rest! We can teach you most things, but we cannot teach you kindness or compassion, and so these are the essential requirements for this role.

Competitive salary, pension, development/training and staff benefits package form part of this fantastic offer.

Job Information

Job Reference: 1275_1585320190
Salary:
Salary From: £9
Salary To: £9
Job Industries: Social Care
Job Locations: Perth, Perth & Kinross
Job Types: Permanent

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