Care Assistant (Casual)

Salary
£18,562 per annum pro rata (£9.62 per hour), ERYC Grade 3
Location
Beverley and surrounding area
Employment type
Part Time
Closing date
Job closes on 29 November
Job reference
Job reference: BCOM000644
Apply link
Description

The job itself

Job Term:  Casual

Appointment Type:  Casual

Days of work:  As required

Hours per week: As required

Place of Work: The Old School House

 

The Old School House provides residential care to older people with Dementia. We seek committed, self-motivated and reliable individuals to deliver high quality care and support to our residents.

We are currently recruiting casual staff to work enhance and work alongside our permanent staff team. Hours will be offered on a needs basis and will include a range of care interactions, which may include some 1-1 support for complex individuals.

Duties include ensuring the personal and physical care needs of the residents are met. You will also work with individuals to ensure the highest standard of dignity and independence are achieved. The work will involve working in some difficult and complex situations, as presentations in dementia vary significantly. Behaviour management awareness as well as caring and empathetic approaches are essential in meeting individual needs.

The role is challenging, but extremely rewarding. If you enjoy working with people and have a desire to improve the quality of life for older people with dementia in residential care then we would welcome your application.

You should be able to work as part of a team, offering consistent approaches to care and managing behaviours that challenge. A good value base and an awareness of the needs of people with Dementia is essential.

NVQ / QCF qualifications would be advantageous, as well as a willingness to take on any relevant training to meet the requirements of the post.

Whilst we are working through this pandemic, it is important that applicants are made aware that if successful, that they do not work within another care location or setting to avoid the risk of bringing the virus into the home.

Should you require any advice or support in completing the application process, or for an informal discussion regarding the post please contact Barry Cansfield at The Old School House, Beverley: 01482 868118.

 

Closing date:  29th November 2020

Interview date: Week commencing 7th December 2020

 

Please find a link below to download the job outline and employee specification:

Job Outline and Employee specification (PDF file, download size 151 kb)

Further information

 

Have you looked at the Choose Care East Riding website to see if a career in care is right for you?  Explore job roles, discover career pathways and take the test to see if you are suited to a job in care. 

https://www.choosecareeastriding.co.uk

Take a look at our careers website for social care jobs at the council and discover the benefits of starting your career in social care with us. 

https://www.eastridingcouncil.jobs

Please find a link below to download important Information for applicants

 

Information for applicants – External (PDF file, download size 15kb)

 

Internal Candidates

If you already work for the council and have an Employee Self Service (ESS) account, please login to apply online using your ESS username and password. Please ensure you have a preferred email address in your contact details in your ESS account before starting an application form as this will prevent submission.

To view this vacancy workbase in further detail please see the map below: