Care Assistant (Young People) BLUC54018
Permanent, Full time
Our client believes everybody deserves an equal chance in life. There are no exceptions. They provide a wide range of support services including fostering, residential, community and family support. They also provide specialist educational support through their schools and colleges. Pearce Lodge in Hazel Grove provides care and support to four young people who have physical and/or learning needs. They are currently recruiting for Care Assistants for full and part time opportunities to support the services users at home, in the community and carrying out interest lead activities. This is a rewarding role where you will see the positive difference you can make every day.
As Care Assistant or Community Support Worker you will join a dedicated team who provide a high standard of care and support to our young people, some who are high dependency. The role is incredibly diverse and will include the following responsibilities;
- Getting to know the service users and their interests and needs
- Giving personal care, for instance, washing, personal hygiene, changing pads, dressing, hair and make-up
- Administering medication
- Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) feeding
- Food Preparation and support with meal times
- Carrying out general tasks like housework, laundry and shopping
- Giving emotional and practical support
- Helping to organise activities
- Moving and Handling
- First Aid
One of their service users has additional needs and requires additional support such as;
- Ventilation Management
- Cough Assist
- Tracheotomy care
You will receive full training and support for the role, however, they would prefer that you have some experience of providing care at this level, whether within a care home, hospital or home care/domiciliary setting. You will be a naturally caring individual who takes pride in their work and goes the extra mile, however this is an incredibly rewarding role!
In return for your hard work and dedication you will receive many benefits including Training which can lead to gaining a recognised qualification, great holidays, competitive pay, childcare vouchers and other company schemes. Apply today for an immediate interview!
This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.
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