Job Details


Learning Disabilities - Care Assistant

  • Working Hours:

    36
  • Job Type:

    Permanent
  • Salary:

    up to £8.75 per hour
  • Job Location:

    Cambridgeshire, East of England

Description

Are you are caring Care Assistant?

Ready for a job where you can feel proud about what you do?

 

We are currently seeking an experienced Care Assistant to join our clients specialist Nurse-led Learning Disability service in Upton near Peterborough. Experience of working with behavior that may challenge the service, as well as working with people with a learning disability and complex needs such as Autism and Epilepsy would be an advantage, but the right values and personality is more important and full training will be given.

The role will include providing specialist and quality bespoke support for people with a wide range of needs, including learning disabilities and complex support needs such as Autism, Epilepsy, Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities and those with behaviours that may challenge the service. The ability to work using own initiative as well as working as part of a team is essential.

The position is full time, working DAY or NIGHT shifts, at a pay rate up to £8.75 per hour (subject to experience).


 

Typical duties may include:

Support and encourage with improving their independence

Support with re-ablement and moving and handling

 Prompt and assistance with medication administration

 Assistance with personal care, dressing and toileting

 Support with domestic duties and meal preparation.

Criteria / Person Specification

Requirements for this position:

  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • NVQ level 2 or 3 in Health & Social Care
  • Enhanced DBS Certificate

Benefits

Sound like you fit the bill? If so, then this could be your opportunity to build your skills and career with one of the UK’s leading care providers.


As well as a competitive salary, our client provides one of the best rewards packages in the care sector, including:

- £500 WELCOME BONUS (T&C's apply)

- Mileage Allowance

- Excellent rates of pay

- Enhanced rates for bank holidays

- Paid breaks

- Enhanced DBS paid for by our client

 

If you have the unique qualities required for this exciting role and want to work with an organisation that provides the type of care you’d expect for your loved ones, we would welcome your application.

 

IMPORTANT:

Before applying for this position, please ensure the CV you are attaching is up to date with your current and most recent work history. Failure to do so, may result in your application being rejected.


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Job Deadline: 28/12/2018

 

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