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Care Assistant - Whitecraigs, G46 7UZ

Ref: 456 Date Posted: Monday 01 May 2017

Care Assistant - Day Shift

Glasgow (G46)

£8.49 per hour


At Renaissance Care we strive to create a friendly and supportive environment and believe that to provide the necessary care and support to our residents we must have a committed, passionate and friendly team.  We are always seeking talented and caring individuals who will make a difference to the lives of the residents we care for.

We are currently recruiting for highly motivated Care Assistant to come join our team at our Whitecraigs Care Home in Thornliebank, Glasgow. 

Your hours will be provided on a rota basis; therefore, you must be willing to be flexible.

Your duties will include

  • Assisting residents, when required, with washing, toileting, dressing, undressing, whilst encouraging the resident to remain as independent as possible
  • Providing assistance during meal times, ensuring that residents and have a pleasant dining experience
  • Treating all residents with respect and ensuring their privacy, dignity and right of choice at all times
  • Being aware of the residents care plan and providing person centred care in accordance with this, as directed
  • Assisting in maintaining residents care documentation
  • Assisting with residents activities, both inside and outside of the care home
  • Adhering to the SSSC Codes of Practice at all times and obtain SSSC registration within 6 months of commencing the role.

The successful applicant will

  • Be compassionate and committed to providing high quality care to our residents
  • Ideally have experience in the care sector
  • Have either a SVQ2/3 or a relevant SVQ qualification
  • Communicate effectively with other staff, residents, relatives and visitors
  • Work well as part of a dedicated multi-disciplinary team
  • Ensure all information of a confidential nature gained is not divulged to third parties

We offer continuous training and improvement to help all employees deliver and maintain the level of care we strive for, as well as achieving your own goals within a care setting.

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