Care Assistant

Recruiter
Renaissance Care (Uk) Ltd
Location
Edinburgh
Salary
£8.49 per hour
Posted
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Care Assistant - £8.49

Are you a committed, passionate and friendly Care Assistant? We are seeking talented and caring individuals for day shifts who will make a difference to the lives of the residents we care for at Letham Park Care Home.

The Garden House is a modern, purpose built unit located in Letham Park Care Home which accommodates for 50 residents. The home is located in the heart of the Trinity area in Edinburgh and is close to all local amenities. The Garden House is split into two units, and we care for residents with dementia, elderly & frail residents as well as an EMI unit.

We have full time day and night shift positions available as well vacancies for bank staff.

Your key responsibilities will include

Assisting residents, when required, with washing, toileting, dressing, undressing, whilst encouraging the resident to remain as independent as possibleProviding assistance during meal times, ensuring that residents and have a pleasant dining experienceTreating all residents with respect and ensuring their privacy, dignity and right of choice at all timesBeing aware of the residents care plan and providing person centred care in accordance with this, as directedAssisting in maintaining residents care documentationAssisting with residents activities, both inside and outside of the care homeAdhering to the SSSC Codes of Practice at all times and obtain SSSC registration within 6 months of commencing the role.The successful applicant will

Have either a SVQ2/3 or a relevant SVQ qualificationBe compassionate and committed to providing high quality care to our residentsHave experience in the care sectorCommunicate effectively with other staff, residents, relatives and visitorsWork well as part of a dedicated multi-disciplinary teamEnsure all information of a confidential nature gained is not divulged to third partiesIn return, we will offer you

A competitive rate of payGuaranteed weekly, contracted hoursAn informative induction and on-going, relevant training and developmentA supportive and friendly working environmentContinuous training and improvement to help all employees deliver and maintain the level of care we strive for, as well as achieving your own goals within a care setting.

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