Care Assistant – PL5

Care Assistant – PL5

A new opportunity has become available for committed and compassionate care assistants to join the team of a residential/nursing home in Plymouth.

The Home is situated in a quiet area of Plymouth, close to the main bus routes to the City Centre, local shops, and other amenities. Registered for 20 residents, the Home has two units, nursing and residential for people with learning and physical disabilities.

No experience is required as full training to include completion of the care certificate can be provided for those applicants who do not possess an NVQ. There are opportunities to progress within the role, depending on the experience and qualifications you gain and achieve once employed.

About the role:

Supporting with daily living skill development, personal care, and working with some behaviours which may present as challenging.

Competency in the administration of medication is preferred however, full training can be provided.

The role is mainly working days, you may be asked on the odd occasion to cover a night shift.

Requirement for the position

Due to the new government guidance the successful candidate will be fully vaccinated.

NVQ 2 in Care or the willingness to undertake the same (desirable)

Flexibility to work, afternoons and weekends

Can work well within a team

High standard of hygiene.

You must be a warm, compassionate, and personable nature with the ability to work with patience, tact and understanding.

Benefits

Competitive pay rates

Additional pay for overtime

28 days annual leave

Private Pension Contribution

PPE and uniform provided

Free parking

On-going training from day one and throughout your career.

Enhanced pay for working Christmas, Boxing Day, and New Year’s Day.

Induction and 6 weekly formal supervision with line manager

Details:

Pay rate from £9.25 to £10.25 per hour

37.5 contract hours

All successful applicants with be required to undergo an enhanced criminal records check and be able to demonstrate the right to work in the UK.

Apply know with your cv at recruitment@nursesdirectcare.com or contact us on 01752 418 400 EXT 2.

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Job Category: Care Assistant
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Plymouth

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