Care Assistant

£9.50 - £9.62 hourly
  • Mission care
  • Oaklands Road, Bromley BR1 3SJ, UK
  • Jun 07, 2022
Full time Care and Nursing Home

Job Description

Title:  Care Assistant

Location: Bromley BR1 3SJ

Position: (Permanent)

 

Join the Mission Care Family and become a Care Assistant today!

We’ve been in the care industry for over 110 years, with a Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of “Good” in all 5 our homes. Mission Care is passionate about providing exceptional person-centred care and is focused on the needs of the individual providing residential and nursing care to vulnerable adults in South London.  If you are interested in starting a highly rewarding career in the care sector then come and join our team of like-minded people who want to make a difference in people’s lives…

 

Who we need!

Our wonderful team at the Greenhill home is looking for a caring, approachable, enthusiastic Care Assistant to join their team. You’ll need a can do attitude, with a drive and determination to learn new things and a passion to deliver high quality person-centred care to our residents.

 

Please be aware that you must have the right to work in the UK in order to apply.

 

What you’ll do!

Supporting people with all aspects of their daily life, including social and physical activities, personal care, mobility and meal times.

Duties may include:

  • The delivery of a high standard of support to our residents in all aspects of their care and daily living, including physical, emotional and spiritual needs.
  • Assist in care planning demonstrating an understanding of person-centred care.
  • Participate in providing a stimulating environment for residents.
  • Promote holistic care for residents
  • Assist in bathing and dressing of residents respecting dignity
  • Assist residents at mealtimes
  • Correct use of hoists and manual handling needs
  • Adhere to Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults (SOVA) standards
  • Monitoring individuals’ conditions by taking their temperature, pulse, respiration and weight, and possibly helping with medication
  • Building effective relationships with relatives and next of kin in order to fully support the delivery of high-quality care to residents.

 

What we are looking for!

You don’t necessarily need qualifications to become a Care Assistant. What’s really important is that you’re kind, compassionate and thoughtful. 

 

It may help to have experience working in a nursing home environment and an understanding of dementia or a social care qualification. Don’t worry if you don’t have these though – if you’re interested, you can work towards them once you start and if you`re new to the care sector mandatory training will be provided.

 

What you will get in return!

In return for your hard work, you will receive support and guidance through your journey at Mission Care, as well as opportunities to progress your career. Also you will be part of a team that prides itself in helping one another and provides  exceptional person-centred care to all our residents:

  • Comprehensive learning and development programme
  • Free meal on shift
  • Competitive pay rates, as well as weekend and bank holiday enhancements
  • Paid DBS Check-Refunded once passed 3 month probation period 
  • Pension scheme Enrolment
  • Refer a friend bonus scheme

 

Caring for the elderly is a rewarding career. Apply today to join our dedicated team!