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Care Assistant


My client based in Purton, a small village just outside of Swindon, are seeking multiple Care Assistant to join their exceptional team. With an Outstanding rating with the CQC, quality of care and supporting individual needs in a safe and professional manner is essential.

You will ideally have 6 months experience, which is desirable but not essential.

You will have a good standard of education to include English and Maths and have an interest in elderly care.

The atmosphere is one of caring, happiness and positivity. This enabled staff to embed a strong culture that valued people, relatives and staff and promoted a caring ethos.

The residents receive exceptional care and support from staff who are skilled and knowledgeable and supported them on an individual basis. They are supported to have choice and control of their lives and staff supported them in the least restrictive way possible; the procedures in the setting supported this practice. People are supported to access health professionals when needed and staff worked closely with people's GP's to ensure their health and well-being was monitored.

There are robust staffing levels to meet people's needs and staff have time to spend with people. Risk assessments are carried out and these promoted positive risk taking which enable people to live their lives as they chose. People receive their medicines safely. Their staffing levels are higher than most other care homes and there are a minimum of 2 nurses on shift day and night.

Skills and Knowledge
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills to include record writing
* Strong interpersonal skills
* Team player
* Organised and caring
* Basic knowledge of needs of residents with long term conditions
* Able to teach others
* Aware of accountability of own role and that of others

Personal Qualities
* Punctual and reliable
* Flexible and able to work on a rotating shift pattern
* Flexible and willing to undertake relevant training
* Enthusiastic and committed
* Caring nature

We have a vacancy for:

The pay is £8.95-£10.60 per hour dependant on experience and shift time/day.

Apart from being a fabulous place to work with a great team, benefits offered are free parking, excellent access and support to training and personal development, support with revalidation, 6.6 weeks paid annual leave per year which increases with length of service.

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