Care Assistant

Liverpool, Merseyside, England
£14000 - £14500 per annum
14 Oct 2016
11 Nov 2016
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you interested in an exciting opportunity promoting dignity and independence?

Are you passionate, caring, conscientious and reliable?

Have you considered a career in care?

This family run business is recruiting care assistants and support workers in the Liverpool area.

Benefits of working for this business:

- Competitive rates of pay
- Paid holidays
- Health & Social Care Diploma (Levels 2&3)
- Full induction training
- Flexible working hours including evenings and weekends
- Uniform and PPE equipment provided
- Ongoing training and support
- Opportunities for career progression
- Social interaction

The Ideal Candidate

As the contracted provider for Liverpool City Council, they are looking for reliable, hard-working people with a genuine desire to care. Providing care and support to older people within their own homes, you will travel around visiting their service users to assist with daily tasks such as light domestic duties to full personal care.

A typical day can include you visiting a number of regular service users within the area, assisting with meal prep, medication prompts, laundry, light domestic chores, bathing, dressing and continence requirements also providing much needed companionship to people within their community.

As a Care Assistant you will need a good sense of humour and a great deal of common sense. The successful applicant will demonstrate their communication skills and ability to work in partnership with the service users.

Hours of Work

7am to 11pm
Weekend working.
You will need to be able to commit to a permanent shift each weekend. They operate within Liverpool and currently require staff in City Centre area, Aigburth, Dingle, Toxteth, Wavertree, Kensington, Anfield, Everton, Vauxhall and Kirkdale.

They deliver person centred and bespoke services to over 500 people per week across the Merseyside.

Their services include:
- Services to older people
- Dementia support
- Adults with learning disabilities, challenging behaviours, mental health problems and physical disabilities

The role is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service certificate. They are an equal opportunities employer.