Care Assistant

£7.20 - £7.38 per hour 
Job Type:
Social Care 
Job Ref:

Care Assistant
Based in Hove, East Sussex
Hourly Rate up to £7.38 + Benefits

An independent provider of residential care is currently looking to recruit friendly, hardworking and motivated individuals for their modern and well established homes in Hove, East Sussex. Opportunities exist on both a full-time and part-time basis, day and night shifts available.

The Role
You would be responsible for the provision of good care practice to older people and dementia residents, working in line with company policies, industry regulations and quality standards to create a safe and homely environment for service users living with dementia. Duties will include assisting residents with personal care including washing, dressing and undressing, dietary and fluid intake, assisting with toileting needs, and maintaining the cleanliness and tidiness of rooms and the home in general.

The Candidate
• NVQ2 in Health & Social Care
• Experience of working with, involving, and empowering older people and / or dementia residents
• The ability to work on your own initiative as well as work part of a team
• Respect for confidentiality, dignity and privacy of service users

You will be an enthusiastic, reliable and responsible individual, eager to maintain and promote a holistic approach to care as well as excellence in standards of care delivered. You must be a good communicator, able to convey information clearly and support service users using person-centred approaches, understanding individual preferences and encouraging independence where possible.

The Company
A trusted and well established provider of support services and assistance to older people, dementia patients, and adults with mental health issues. With 5 homes across East and West Sussex they have built a strong reputation in the region by way of offering quality care to the people being placed in their care.

This role may be suitable for you if you have a background in any of the following: Care Assistant, Residential Support Worker, Support Worker, Care Assistant, Healthcare Assistant.

The position will suit candidates based in: Hove, East Sussex, Brighton, Portslade, Shoreham-by-Sea, Falmer.

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