Care Assistant, Devon

Are you a Care Assistant looking for a new environment where you will feel appreciated? Or, are you currently looking for an opportunity to train to become a Care Assistant?

The Croft is a friendly 22 bed Residential Dementia Home in Newton Abbot, which offers the highest standards of care and compassion to all its residents. We are currently looking for naturally kind, caring and compassionate people to join our established team of fun and dedicated carers.

What we offer

  • Full-time or part-time roles available
  • Extra competitive salary £8.72 to £9.20 per hour depending on experience
  • Weekend pay supplement
  • Part of a dynamic and fun team
  • Training and career development support provided
  • Regular feedback, supervisions and appraisals
  • Free food, drinks and snacks on shift
  • Shift patterns designed so staff have good family/work balance
  • Pension scheme and we pay for your DBS check

Responsibilities

  • Taking responsibility for the support, physical and emotional well being and social needs of our residents
  • Assisting and providing support for residents with personal care activities such as washing, personal hygiene, dressing and assisting with meals
  • Checking residents regularly through the shift, to make sure they are safe and reassured
  • Helping to maintain accurate records, using our easy to use iPod based care system, and undertaking ongoing training
  • Generally promoting our residents’ independence, choice, dignity and respect by delivering the very best standards of care.
  • Enjoying activities and outings with residents

What you’ll need

  • Ideally, some experience in a Care and an NVQ in Care, although this is not as essential as a strong commitment to developing a career in this field
  • To have empathy and a caring nature
  • Wishing to treat an individual as you would like to be treated yourself
  • Good communicator
  • Conscientious, hard working and reliable
  • Able to work alone and as part of a close knit team
  • Available on alternating weekends for one weekend day
  • Full training will be given to the right candidate, even with no previous experience

For more details please contact Leanne on 01626 207265

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £8.72 to £9.20 /hour

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