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Care Assistant

Salary
£19,312 per annum pro rata (£10.01 per hour), ERYC Grade 4
Type Hours
Part Time
Address
Market Weighton and Pocklington
Closing date
Job closes on 31 January
Job reference
Job reference: BCOM000677
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Description

The job itself

Job Term: Permanent  

Appointment Type: Part time

Days of work: Various and including every other weekend

Hours per week: 1 x 32 hour

Place of Work: Woldhaven Residential Care Home, Pocklington  

Woldhaven Residential Care Home & Reablement Unit require a Care Assistant for 1 x 32 hours per week. This is a 4 week rolling rota including alternate weekends and some bank holidays.

Duties include providing support for a range of complex physical and mental care needs, including dementia; to have an understanding and empathetic approach and the ability to provide personal care, emotional support and end of life care to a high standard. Promoting independence is also essential to work within the reablement service.

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 in residential care then we would welcome your application. 

Knowledge of safeguarding and of health and safety within residential care is desirable.

NVQ/QCF qualification would be advantageous, as well as a willingness to take on any relevant training to meet the requirements of the post - the ability to attend training during the day is also a requirement.

Hours are worked on a rota to meet the needs of the service.

Should you require any advice or support in completing the application process, or for an informal discussion regarding the post, please contact Gary Bacon at Woldhaven Residential Care Home, Pocklington: 01759 303085.

Gary Bacon

Registered Manager

Telephone:  01759 303085

Closing date: 31st January 2021

Interview date: To be arranged  

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

Job Outline and Employee specification (PDF file, download size 126 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

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

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