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Part Time Care Assistant - Persley Castle, AB21 9XU

8.49
Ref: 544 Date Posted: Tuesday 28 Nov 2017

Care Assistant - £8.49

Are you a committed, passionate and friendly Care Assistant? We are seeking talented and caring individuals who will make a difference to the lives of the residents we care for at Persley Care Home.

Persley Castle Care Home is a converted period house with 40 beds, 3 miles from the centre of Aberdeen providing accommodation for a maximum of 40 residents including up to 35 older people and 5 adults with physical impairment. The home enjoys an excellent reputation locally for providing first class care.

Your key responsibilities 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

  • Preferably have an SVQ2 (or equivalent) in Social Services & Healthcare
  • Have experience in the care sector
  • Be compassionate and committed to providing high quality care to our residents
  • 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

In return, we will offer you

  • A competitive rate of pay
  • Guaranteed weekly, contracted hours
  • An informative induction and a supportive, friendly working environment
  • 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.