Care Assistant

Job Title: Care Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Knutsford
Salary: £7.83-£8.05 DOE
Start Date: Immediate
Reference: Mobb
Contact Name: Scott Beattie
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 12, 2018 09:16

Job Description

Quad Recruitment is a specialist Health & Social Care recruitment agency working exclusively with client companies in various roles from Health care assistant to Registered General Nurses.

We’ve been running for over 2 years now and have started to build up a strong name in the temporary and permanent Healthcare staffing industry covering everything from HCA’s through to Locum Doctors.

Being a care assistant can be very demanding but this is outweighed by the rewarding feeling and warmth of helping others live their daily lives.

As a Care Assistant you will be caring for Elderly within a residential setting. Your responsibilities would include:

  • Assisting the elderly with all aspect of personal care and promote independence within the home. 
  • Supporting the elderly with all aspects of personal care e.g. feeding, washing, personal laundry, providing them with their medication.
  • Ensuring that all relevant information on the individuals is recorded and where necessary are acted upon to communicate any changes to the GP or the relevant family member. 
  • Co-coordinating and managing daily workloads
  • Adhering to and designing the designated care plan according to the client’s needs in collaboration with the family.
  • Engaging in activities

Working hours:  8am- 2/3pm, 3pm- 10pm and 10pm- 8am

Contracted hours: 24.5, 25 and 29.25 hours

• Preferably experience working within a residential setting or with adults/elderly. However, this is not essential to the criteria.
• Knowledge of CQC Regulations and audits is desirable but not essential.
• Knowledge of care plans and willing to learn how to write a rota.
• You need to be organised, committed and competent with exceptional communication skills and a good sense of humour!

Benefits of the role:

  • Auto- Enrolment Pension Scheme
  • Full Training Provided including a recognized qualification in Health and Social Care
  • Career Progression
  • Fully Paid Induction period
  • Child care vouchers
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • 28 days annual leave, including bank holidays pro rata
  • A permanent, stable job in an ever-growing organization

This is a great opportunity to build a future within the healthcare sector and a chance not to be missed. 

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