Care Assistant

  • Job Reference: 00028058-1
  • Date Posted: 20 November 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Fleetwood, Lancashire
  • Salary: £11.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

Akton Recruitment are currently working with the Local Authorities to fill a number of contract positions for Care Assistants as BANK staff. The work would be on an as and when basis but due to Covid-19 related staffing shortages there are enough hours available to turn this into a full time position.

Accountabilities/Responsibilities:

Physical tasks include: washing, dressing, bathing and feeding clients, including those with special needs arising from physical or mental deterioration
Social duties include: talking to and motivating clients, helping clients to maintain contact with family and community, assisting with shopping, and organising group social activities
Assisting in the creation of a supportive and homely atmosphere where clients can achieve maximum independence
Co-operating with domestic staff to best meet the personal needs of the client
Where appropriate, contributing to the establishment records, including support plans
Escorting clients outside the establishment as required, e.g. to hospital, opticians etc
Attending relevant training courses as agreed with the management staff
Acting in a general supervisory capacity with students and volunteers
Assisting with laundry duties and care of client's items including emptying and cleaning commodes, making and changing beds, cleaning and tidying lockers
Caring for the dying and attending to the needs of the deceased person and their relatives
Assisting management with the administration of medication
Requirements:

Experience as a Care Assistant
Basic training completed
Available immediately
Current DBS