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Health Care Assistant / Support Worker

  • Job reference: ELA1
  • Location: Dorchester, Dorset
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Older Adults
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Job description: A Health Care Assistant is needed to work within a private older adult's care home within Dorchester!

*Do you know someone who would be interested in this role? We offer a £250 referral bonus per successful candidate that is referred*

Temporary Pay Rate
*Standard Days: £10.55ph ltd
*Weekend Days & Nights: £11ph ltd
*Bank Holidays: £13ph ltd

Hours and length of contract:
*Temporary - initial 3 weeks and ongoing
*Full or part time hours - part time initially
*Long days 07:15 - 20:00/08:00 - 20:00
*Early 08:00 - 14:00
*Lates 14:00 - 20:00
*Nights: 20:15 - 07:15
*The manager is looking for the position to be filled ASAP

Daily Duties:
The client is a large care charity providing specialist support to older adults and those living with dementia from early onset to advanced stages of the condition.. You will be working as part of a luxury care home consisting of 48 beds to support these older adults to live as independently as possible.

Daily duties include but are not limited to:
*Working closely with staff and tenants in promoting individual packages of care that reflect the person's chosen lifestyle
*Assisting tenants in maintaining their personal hygiene where necessary and with all aspects of personal care
*Giving medication as required
*Completing written reports and notes
*Supporting service users with care including daily living activities and an activity programme.
*Providing practical support and assistance with problems of daily living
*Undertaking individual care plans and assessments
*Recovery planning with patient focused outcomes
*Observing patient progress against planned goals and report changes in the patients' condition or care needs to a registered nurse in a timely manner
*Perform welfare/routine checks, guided by the personal support plan

Person specification:
The applicant must be DBS cleared and have recent relevant experience within the field.

If you are interested in this role then please contact Emma at SCS on 01772 208963 or send across your CV directly to emma.leck@servicecare.org.uk