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Care Assistant

Castel Froma Neuro Care
  • Posted: 07 November 2019
  • Location: Leamington Spa
  • Salary: £8.61 basic rate, £9.11 NVQ2, £9.61 NVQ3
Castel Froma Neuro Care are currently look for full time and part-time Care Assistants for our Lillington House and Helen Ley House sites.

Pay rate: £8.61 basic rate, £9.11 NVQ2, £9.61 NVQ3

Benefits: onsite training, simply health plan (after passing 6 months’ probation), free staff car park, care certificate and opportunity to study health and social care qualifications.

Job Summary
The Care Assistant is responsible for providing high quality and professional care to all service users in the care centre; including physical, social and emotional care. The work can be physically and mentally demanding and the person appointed to the post will be expected to have an understanding of and sympathy with people with neurological conditions and brain injuries.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities
•Assisting the service users in all personal care (including; washing , dressing, toileting, feeding and manoeuvring), whilst encouraging
as much independence as possible;
•Ensuring that service users are presentable in appearance at all times;
•Assisting residents to move to the dining area at mealtimes and other communal areas for social activities and stimulation and to
the privacy of their bedrooms at their request;
•Assisting service users to eat and drink, monitoring intake and reporting any concerns to the nurse in charge;
•Ensuring bedroom areas are kept tidy, pleasant and comfortable by making beds, regularly changing bed linen and emptying
commodes;
•Responding to call bells in a timely manner;
•Ensuring dignity and respect is maintained at all times;
•Accompanying service users outside the care centre when necessary (i.e. activities, hospital appointments);
•Participating in social activities with service users and to use all interactions as an opportunity for stimulation/ occupation;
•Completing all daily monitoring records in a timely matter;
•Reporting any changes in residents’ conditions to the nurse on duty;
•Reporting incidents to residents, staff or visitors to the nurse on duty, and record it on the accident/incident form;
•Working within the guidelines of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, staff handbook and company Health and Safety Policy;

A bit about us
Castel Froma Neuro Care is a registered charity that cares for over 400 people every year, all of whom have complex neurological conditions such as brain injury, MS, MND, Parkinson’s disease and Huntington’s disease. We currently have over 90 permanent residents living with us across two sites, plus a regular turnover of respite guests who stay with us on a temporary basis, so the landscape is ever changing – and never dull.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent
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Job Information

  • Job Ref: 292/1461/126106
  • Number of Vacancies: 2
  • Career Level: Health Care Assistant
  • Specialism: Adult General
  • Working Hours: Full Time
  • Job Start Date: ASAP
  • Job Close Date: 07/12/2019
  • Ability to Drive: Required
  • Applicant Location: UK & EU Only
  • NMC Pin: Not Required
  • HCPC Qualification: Not Required
  • GMC Registration: Not Required