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Care Assistant

  • Job reference: EN-0910-cavofg
  • Location: Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Unqualified Social Work
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Job description: Vale of Glamorgan Council are currently looking for care assistants to work in one of their care home's based in Penarth. It is a 27 bed residential home which caters for elderly adults and they are looking for experienced and enthusiastic workers to join their team.

There are currently 3 positions available with options between 3,4 or 5 days of work per week. This will initially be a temporary position for 3 months with a view to this being extended on a rolling basis! You will do a mixture of early and late shifts with an enhanced rate available for any weekend working.

The duties of this role will include assisting residents with personal care activities such as washing, personal hygiene, dressing and assisting with meals and supporting residents to maintain living skills and enable independence.

The ideal candidate will have:
* Experience of working with older adults or adults with disabilities
* Enhanced DBS check
* All Wales Manual Handling Passport or equivalent training
* Be able to work upon own initiative and within a pressurised environment

The benefits of working with Eilidh at Service Care Solutions:
* You will receive a dedicated and personal consultant with a vast knowledge of social work
* We are a nationwide supplier of Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities which
means we have a wide variety of exclusive roles based all over the country
* We provide frequent updates of new opportunities via text and email
* We have an expert payroll service which is processed twice a week

At Service Care Solutions we also offer a £250 bonus for referrals! If you think you know someone who would be ideal for this role and they are placed in the job you will then receive £250 at the end of their probationary period.

To apply for this role, or to refer someone else, then please do not hesitate to contact Eilidh at Service Care Solutions on 01772208964 or