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Care Assistant

CARE ASSISTANT

BRADFORD-UPON-AVON

A great opportunity to work alongside a live in care as well as some 121 time. This customer likes a good sense of humour! Working 10am-4pm on a rota basis, ideally set days of the week!

You can enjoy all the permanent benefits of a fixed placement with the flexibility to be able to gain a range of experience from other areas of the business as well!

You will be enthusiastic and caring individual who would like to develop their career in care, or are looking for a new opportunity within the care sector!

No experience is required as we will provide you will a full training induction and shadow shifts, ensuring you are confident and knowledgeable along your transformation into a Care Assistant role!


Your aim is to encourage the customer towards the maximum degree of independence and to engage in activities appropriate to their abilities. As a Care Assistant your duties could include:

  • Assisting the customer when getting up in the morning including washing/bathing, dressing/undressing, maintaining their personal appearance and getting to bed in the evening.
  • Helping with the preparation of meals, drinks and snacks when necessary.
  • Providing assistance with personal care and changing clothes and/or bedding where necessary.
  • Maintaining commodes, washing clothes and bed linen (which may include soiled laundry) when necessary.
  • Providing assistance with other tasks of personal daily living that the customer cannot manage and providing general support as part of a caring team.
  • Encouraging and assisting with the management of medication, administering where necessary and monitoring health-related conditions such as dietary & fluid intake.
  • Helping service users with mobility difficulties, or other physical disabilities, including incontinence. This includes the use of aids and other personal equipment.

Benefits of working for Retain include:

  • Competitive rates of pay, plus paid holidays
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • 24/7 on call support team
  • New car, car lease scheme discount
  • Guaranteed hour contracts available
  • Weekly pay - Instant payment available
  • Access to local and national discount with Blue Light Card
  • Free first uniform and DBS check
  • Flexible working hours including: Full time or part time and a range of shift patterns.
  • Free training with our Skills for Care accredited training division
  • On going support from us through training and career development opportunities
  • Recommend a friend bonus scheme of up to £300 per recommendation
  • Company Pension scheme with NEST

Retain Healthcare was developed from a family run business which has been running for over 30 years, providing a high quality service to customers and supporting our staff through learning and development. Our ethos is for continuous learning and includes 4 key ethos':

*Retaining Quality* *Retaining Independence* *Retaining Staff* *Retaining Skills*

The high quality of our service can only be delivered by people like you who want to make a difference to the individuals we support. We rely on our staff team to leave a good impression to form part of our ongoing reputation in the local area.

Retain healthcare are committed to safeguarding and will complete full employment checks in line with their safer recruitment process, including employment references and a DBS check.

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