Job Title: Community Care Assistant
Reference Number: HCPA002415
Company Name: SSA Qualitycare
Shifts Available: Evenings , Days , Nights , Weekends
Type of Care Provider: Support at Home
Supporting individuals with: Dementia , Older Adults , End Of Life , Learning Disability , Mental Health , Physical Disability , Sensory Impairment
Pay/Salary: £11.50 Per Hour
Hours of Work: Flexible/ Full time and Part time
Driving Required: No
Contract Type: Full Time Contract, Part Time Contract, 0 Hours Contract
About the Company
We are a small and friendly home care provider based in Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire. We strongly believe in the principle of supporting people to live independently and with dignity in their own homes for as long as possible.
Why should I apply for this Community Care Assistant job?
Various shift patterns available between 6am and 10.30pm
Minimum of 30 minutes calls with each client
Full training provided for new carers as well update training for experienced carers as required
Career progression – on-the-job training, and opportunity to complete Level 2, 3 and 5 Health and Social
Care Qualifications and excellent induction programme
Refer a friend bonus
Free uniform provided
What does this Community Care Assistant job involve?
Personal Care – Support service users with their care needs in line with their individual care plan
For example: dressing / undressing, bathing / showering, drying, skin / hair / foot care, dental hygiene, assistance with toileting etc.
Companionship – Build professional relationships with service users, assisting with their emotional, social and spiritual needs whilst encouraging independence and choice.
Daily Living – Assist service users with going about their daily life, from support with medication, or preparing meals, to helping keep well.
For example: prompting / administering medication, meal planning and preparation, assistance with eating and drinking, helping individuals with reduced mobility to move around, assisting with learning life skills such as cooking or budgeting, tidying, laundry, ironing, helping individuals to take care of their personal property.
Community – Accompany service users accessing the community and attending their chosen activities in line with their personal care and support plan. For example: shopping and leisure activities, learning and work experience, exercise e.g. horse-riding, swimming, walks etc, visits to theatres, museums, cafes etc, and attending medical and other appointments.
The list of tasks and duties is not exhaustive and may change over time depending on the need of the service.
Am I the right person for this Community Care Assistant job?
• A caring nature
• Organised and punctual
• Good communication
• An adaptable and flexible approach to work
• Diligence and attention to detail
• Full driving license preferred, not essential