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Care Assistant

  • Job reference: ERBKIRK3004
  • Location: Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Unqualified Social Work
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Job description: Care Assistant required in the Huddersfield area for work with vulnerable adults and elderly service users

This position is:

* 28 - 30 hours per week
* Initial 3 month contract
* £10.10 ltd per hour

Kirklees is looking to recruit a care assistant to assist individuals to retain their independence through planning and enablement, working with families and carers as well as other agencies to ensure a full range of coordinated services are delivered. The role will involve: Meeting the physical, social and emotional needs of service users as agreed in care plans, to promote independence and enhance their living skills. Assisting service users with tasks as agreed in support plans. Working with individuals to improve and maintain daily living skills, using appropriate equipment whenever required. Liaising and working alongside other professionals to minimise risk and enable individuals to remain in their own homes. Encouraging individuals to maximise their potential in skills required for interdependent/assisted living in the community, including kitchen skills, household maintenance, washing of clothes, and encouragement of their own health care within a safe and supportive environment.

Due to the nature of this position, candidates will need to have previous moving and handling training and medication training.

Shift times are: 07:30 - 14:30, 14:30 - 21:30 and 21:30 - 07:30

Requirements
* Previous care experience
* Medication training and Moving and Handling training
* Enhanced DBS

If you would be interested in this role or any similar roles please do not hesitate to contact Emily @ Service Care on 01772 208964 or email emily.bentley@servicecare.org.uk

Benefits of working for Emily @ Service Care Solutions:
* A specialist, dedicated Social Work consultant offering single point of contact
* Exceptional referral bonuses
* An extensive & exclusive range of Social Work vacancies across the UK
* Nationwide provider Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities.
* Payroll service twice a week
* Ltd and PAYE payment options available
* Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
* Loyalty schemes / bonuses
* DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge.

Note: Do you know someone who is looking for work in this field? If so, please pass these details on to them. If we are able to place them into work such as this, lasting over 13 weeks, we will happily pay you a £250 referral bonus!