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Permanent Care Assistant – Various Contracts

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Title:

Care Assistant


What The Job Is:

We are currently recruiting permanent Care Assistants for our client in the Dundonald area. THIS ROLE IS FOR VARIED SHIFT PATTERNS – DAYS/ NIGHT/ WEEKENDS & PAY RATE OF £8.66. You will be required to provide a high standard of care to residents in a residential unit, under the instruction of nurses or senior staff, including assisting with feeding, aiding mobility, promoting & encourage independence, supporting service users to maintain independence.

Our client is looking for employees that are honest, reliable, have the ability to work alone or within a team & that have good inter personal skills


Contracts Available

  • 15hours per week
  • 22hours per week
  • 30hours per week
  • 5hours per week


What The Job Entails:

This is a diverse role and will include a number of key areas including:

  • Attending to personal needs of residents
  • Carrying out a high standard of care
  • Maintaining a safe environment
  • Record keeping as directed by senior staff
  • Reporting of accidents / incidents
  • Accompanying residents on outing / holidays / appointments
  • Encouraging the independence of residents under your care
  • Working alongside the day centre & helping with programmes
  • Assisting with housekeeping duties


What We Need From You:

  • Knowledge & understanding of the needs of people with learning disabilities & complex needs
  • Proficiency in understanding, communicating & writing in English to a level required by the duties of post
  • To be Niscc registered, or willing to apply
  • To have or be willing to attend all mandatory training courses
  • To be willing to undertake an enhanced Access NI check


What We Would Like From You:

  • Experience of the TEACCH method or other structures for people with autism.
  • Experience working with service users with learning disabilities
  • Health and Social Care Qualification is a bonus
  • Good computer skills within Microsoft programmes
  • Knowledge of Niscc codes of conduct


What We Will Offer You:

  • £8.66 per hour
  • Holidays to be discussed at interview
  • Inclusion into our company pension scheme


The Nitty Gritty:

  • Hours of work – variety of shifts
  • Closing date of advertisement 29/11/19 @ 5pm
  • Start Date for role once training is complete

The Next Steps:

  • Contact Rachel or Stacey on 02891274500 or Email your cv


If you like the idea of making a difference to people’s lives and would like to expand your career in the Healthcare sector and work for one of Northern Irelands leading provider of Healthcare Staff then please contact the team that always ticks the boxes.


First Choice is an equal opportunities employer

Permanent Care Assistant – Various Contracts

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