Community Care Assistants / Support workers

Community Care Assistants / Support workers
A Community Care Assistant provides help and support to people with limited mobility or other care needs. This covers a wide variety of patients from people with physical disabilities to elder people. This support might be completely health related or could also include social work like helping people writing letters or organizing their budgets. It may require to help clients with daily personal care like washing, feeding themselves, lifting and moving patients, using the toilet or helping families dealing with new responsibilities.
We require Care Assistants to work in various settings including Service Users Homes, Residential and Nursing homes. Also may have to work with young adults with both physical and or learning disabilities

A Care Assistant usually performs many of the following tasks:
* Building a relationship with patients
* Identifying patients' special needs
* Supporting Services users in their activities
* Helping with physical tasks
* Establishing work routines that help patients and Service users with their daily activities
* providing emotional and social support
* Liaising with family and health care providers
* Working overnight, shifts or live-in
* Working with anxious or stressed people
* Being emotionally sensitive and have good humour
* Being friendly and supportive
* Being flexible and able to cope with stressful situations
* Work as part of a team with family and co-workers
* Understanding the principles of Health Care and Hygiene
All staff will be provided with mandatory training


Job Type : Contract/Interim

Location : Leicester, Market Harborough

Salary : 6.50-7.50 per hour

Date Advertised : 12 Nov 2012

Sorry, this position is no longer available.

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