Care Assistants – Days, Nights & Twilight Shifts

Hutchinson Care Homes are currently recruiting for Care Assistants 

Join our team as a Care Assistant!

We have various positions available for Days and Nights, with Twilight options available.

Locations
Ballyclare: Twilights & Day Shifts (full time or part time)
Glenkeen: Twilight & Day Shifts (full time or part time)

We Offer

  • Competitive Rates From £10.70 per hour
  • Westfield Health Benefits
  • Paid Training
  • Opportunities for professional growth

Job Purpose

  • To meet the personal needs of residents and patients whilst respecting the dignity of the individual and promote independence.
  • To assist in ensuring that a home like atmosphere and environment is maintained.

Responsibilities

  • Assist residents with daily living activities, including dressing, bathing, toileting, and grooming. Your empathetic and respectful approach will ensure their comfort and dignity are maintained.
  • Help residents and patients with mobility problems and other physical disabilities such as incontinence; help in the care and use of aids and personal equipment.
  • Assist residents during meal times, ensuring they receive adequate nutrition and hydration.
  • Issue and collect commodes/urinals and report any abnormality.
  • Assist in the positioning and moving of residents and patients.
  • If asked to do so assist a nurse with the administration of medication.
  • Help in the promotion of mental and physical activity of residents and patients through talking to them, sharing with them in activities such as reading, writing, and recreations.

Essential Criteria

  • Ability to provide quality care to residents in compassionate and caring manner
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience in understanding verbal and written instructions and working independently or as part of a team to deliver
  • An understanding, acceptance and adherence to the need for strict confidentiality
  • Proven experience in being able to work under pressure and remain calm
  • An eagerness to learn and continually develop

Desirable Criteria

  • Previous experience delivering quality care to residents in a compassionate and caring manner
  • NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care (or equivalent)
  • Experience in delivering excellent customer care in a busy work setting

* Please note this is not an exhaustive list of duties. For full job description, please request from recruitment@hutchinsoncarehomes.com

How to Apply

Complete our application form by clicking here