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Day Care Assistant

Witheridge, Tiverton

  • Full time
  • 2024-07-31
  • £11.80 a hour
  • Travel expenses: no
  • Job term: Permanent
  • Job code: 010724-50627

If you’re passionate about providing the very best care in a residential care home setting, consider a move to South West Care Homes.  We provide expert residential and dementia care to hundreds of people in care homes across the South West.

Right now, we’re looking for an enthusiastic and committed Care Assistant to join the team at our care home in Witheridge.  Our focus is on providing the highest quality service at all times.  Is yours?

What you’ll be doing:  Under the guidance of a Team Leader, taking responsibility for the support, physical and emotional well being and social needs of our residents.  Assisting and providing support for residents with personal care activities such as washing, personal hygiene, dressing and assisting with meals.  Providing physical and mental stimulation by taking part in recreational and social activities with residents, both individually and as a group.  Helping to maintain accurate records, using our advanced iPod based care system, and undertaking ongoing training.  Generally promoting our residents independence, choice, dignity and respect by delivering the very best standards of care.

What you’ll need:  Ideally, some experience in a care environment and an NVQ in Care, although this is not essential as your genuine desire to develop a career in this field.  Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well as part of a dedicated team.  A respectful, courteous and compassionate nature and a belief in giving your personal best at all times and striving for continuous improvement.

What we’ll offer you in return:  A competitive pay rate, we cover the cost of your DBS check, regular protected supervision time, help to sign up for the Blue Light Discount card, high quality blended training, enrolment onto, and training mapped to help achieve the Care Certificate, access to Diplomas up to L7 as appropriate, hot meal provided on duty, potential for overtime, Health Assist Programme, Pension scheme available, 28 days annual leave, being respected and appreciated as members of the South West Care Homes family.

Does the job role include personal care?: Yes

Working Patterns:

12 hour shifts

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Job location

The Firs
27 Fore Street
Witheridge, Tiverton
Devon
EX16 8AH

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Job category

Care / support worker, Residential care home

Profile

South West Care Homes Limited Where quality comes first

Type of organisation

Private

Sector

Social care

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