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Care Assistant

Location: LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE Salary: 8.75 - 8.90 GBP Per Hour
Sector: Care Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 2
Posted: 3 months ago Reference: 3316103
Leeds City Council is one of the largest employers in West Yorkshire, with around 33,000 employees based over multiple sites. Reed Recruitment are delighted to be working in partnership with Leeds City Council providing them with all of their temporary staffing needs.

We are currently recruiting for an older persons centre.


As a Care Assistant you are primarily responsible for providing care, support and nurture to a specified group of older people in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Council and principles of good practice in line with National Minimum Standards for care homes for older people.

Job Description
1. Perform caring tasks to assist service users with personal care, ie bathing, dressing and toileting.
2. Perform necessary domestic tasks to ensure comfort of service users.
3. Ensure service users retain individuality and personal dignity by providing high standards of care and encouraging independence whenever possible.
4 Assist the Care Co-ordinator in the assessment of service users’ individual needs and the formulation of care plans.
5. Report, verbally or in writing, information regarding activities and circumstances of service users which assists the provision of appropriate care.
6. Prepare light meals and drinks as required.
7. Ensure different cultural needs are catered for sensitively.

Working Hours will be various shift patterns between Monday - Sunday, in return for your skills and commitment you will receive market leading training, a competitive pay rate of £8.75. A generous holiday entitlement of 28 days per year (including bank holidays), travel benefit and company healthcare scheme.

To apply for the role, click the ’apply’ button.

Successful candidates will undergo a rigorous screening process including a criminal record check and collection of 3yrs referencing. If you feel you would fail this screening process, please do not apply.

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