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Care Assistant

Care UK
Care Assistant
Job Reference
Care UK
N1 0TH
From £8.21
Care Homes (Residential and Nursing)
Closing Date
Posted 25 days ago

Care Assistant

Muriel Street Resource Centre is a modern, purpose-built care home set in a leafy residential area next to the Regent's Canal in Islington, north London. We provide residential, nursing and respite care for older people, including individuals living with Alzheimer's, other forms of dementia or mental health issues. We also offer supportive and compassionate end of life care. Currently recruiting carers for part and full time positions. Our shifts are from 8AM to 8PM and Care Workers would be required to work every other weekend. Contracts of 22h, 33h or 44h a week are available.

About Us

One of the UK’s leading care home providers, Care UK run over 120 homes and day clubs across the UK that provide residential, nursing, dementia and end-of-life care for older people. A top rated employer in best quality results, our goal is to help every employee fulfil their potential by providing first-class training and support.

Your Role

Being a Care Assistant doesn’t just mean helping residents to remain as active and independent as possible while respecting their rights of choice, privacy and dignity. It means having fun and laughter with them and using your skills to help them deal with day-to-day difficulties like personal care and meal times. It also means working as part of a team to identify their unique goals and implement personalised care plans. And, it means working flexibly to help them explore new interests, engage in physical exercise and activities and make sure they enjoy themselves in a stimulating and homely environment. Put simply, it means making a difference. A real difference.

About You

Experience of caring for others would be useful, not necessarily in a paid role – you may have looked after an elderly relative or friend. More important though is your kind-hearted nature, your belief in teamwork and your ability to use your initiative and imagination, follow instructions and prioritise a busy workload. You’ll be comfortable talking to, and working with, people from different professions, you’re great at keeping records too. Above all, you have a natural ability to help make the lives of others more fulfilling and want to work in an environment where the work can be hard, but also fun and rewarding

Your benefits

• Contracted hours • Enhanced rates for NVQ holders in Health and Social Care • Bank holiday enhancements • Free parking access • Free DBS • Free uniform • Free training • Option gain further qualification in Health and Social Care • Clear career path, e.g. into nursing or management roles • Refer a friend bonus • Thousands of online and in-store discounts

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