Care Assistant

Job opportunity for Care Assistant based in Camden

About the service
This organisation is the largest provider of quality care and support in London and the South East, with over 8,000 customers.

Your new role
  • To provide assistance and/or guidance where needed with personal care, e.g. taking medicines, shaving, and intensive personal or intimate care in circumstances where this is required.
  • To carry out tasks including; shopping, cleaning, ironing, cooking, collecting benefits and/or prescriptions, and escorting to attend appointments whilst promoting individual independence
  • To monitor the physical and emotional health of customers and take necessary action
  • To encourage customers to influence the development of their service to ensure that it reflects their ideas, views, opinions and wishes
  • To participate in and monitor care plans
  • To work alone on occasions, both within the service and in the community, working to the organisation’s policy and procedures when working alone and reporting any changes that may affect the personal safety of yourself and others
  • To work and cooperate with others to ensure effective communication with other care workers, families, external professionals etc.

What you'll need to succeed
  • NVQ level 2 and/or 3 in Social Care or Health Care (desirable)
  • BTEC in Health & Social Care also acceptable (desirable)
  • Have a minimum of 6 months post-qualified experience with transferable skills.
  • Good verbal & written skills

What you'll get in return
  • Competitive salary of £20,266 per hour
  • Access to multiple roles across London.
  • A London based consultant that is a specialist in the Social Care sector.
  • Free DBS service.
  • Referral scheme, £250 worth of vouchers for each referral.
  • £250 worth of vouchers if you ‘find your own job’
  • Partnering with the largest recruitment company in the UK.

What you need to do now
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Summary

Job Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Full-time
Industry
Charities & Not For Profit
Location
Camden
Specialism
Support Worker
Pay
Salary up to £20,365.80
Ref:
4229863

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Kamya Julio, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in London-Victoria
1st Floor, Ebury Gate, 23 Lower Belgrave Street

Telephone: 02072598715