Complex Dementia Care Assistant Job in Frome - Frome

Newcross Healthcare
12.86 GBP Hourly
01 Dec 2016
18 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Complex Dementia Care Assistant Job in Frome We are looking for an enthusiastic and genuinely caring person to join our Complex Care team working day shifts for our clients with Dementia in and around Frome. Our clients require full time support, and in order to fully support this package of care, you should be willing to work at least every other weekend.We provide care for people living with long term conditions such as muscle degeneration, spinal injury and cerebral palsy who need support to stay in their own home. Our person-centred approach means that every client receives a personalised care plan delivered by our team of experienced home carers, healthcare assistants and nurses.We are looking for an experienced Home Carer or Complex Care Assistant who:Is committed to the caring professionIs reliable and dependable Has excellent communication skillsHas good record keeping skillsIs able to work autonomouslyOur ideal team member will also have experience in aspects of care such as PEG care, tracheostomy, CPAP, cough assist, ventilation, first aid, lone working, moving and handling, medication administration and Dementia care. You will be an integral part of supporting the well-being of our client and enabling them to get the most out of their daily life. You will have access to comprehensive training and 24-hour support to ensure you continue to grow and develop your skills. It's important that you work in a sensitive and professional manner with both our client and their family group. The benefits of joining Newcross' Complex Care Team include:Up to ??12.86/hr, including holiday payPermanent contract with weekly payFree uniform upon joiningOngoing training and development available FREE through our work credits schemeFree criminal record check (DBS) upfrontClient-specific inductionOnline area and smartphone app to manage your availability, bookings and payslips24-hour support contact centre, open 365 days a yearRecommend a Friend scheme, paying up to ??500 per successful referral Upon joining, you'll receive a full in-house induction as well as an introduction to the client you will be supporting, their needs and care plan. You'll receive any training necessary to top up your skills, including a shadow shift if required. To apply for this role, you will need to have:The ability to prove your right to live and work in the UKAt least 3 months' previous paid experience working in a complex care environment in the UK within the last 3 yearsReferee contact details for your current place of work, including a manager who can comment on your clinical ability, and for all employments in the past 18 months or your 3 most recent jobsClick the Apply Now button to begin your application.If you cannot apply online, please call . Newcross Healthcare Solutions is committed to promoting equal opportunities and nothing in this job advert is intended to discriminate against anyone in any way.