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Healthcare Assistants Needed!

Location: Worksop Salary: 8.26 - 8.62 GBP Per Hour, inc benefits
Sector: Care Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: DAY + NIGHT Applications: N/A
Posted: 11 months ago Reference: 3069746

Reed are currently recruiting multiple care workers and healthcare assistants on behalf of Nottinghamshire County Council, witht he view of covering shifts in numerous residential care homes in northern Nottinghamshire and Worksop.

Job Purpose
To meet the personal needs of service users and assist day service staff within the implementation of support plans.  This will include work within a day service base or supervised work in the community.
Key Responsibilities
To provide a range of assistance and support in response to the day to day personal, physical and emotional needs of service users as described in care plans.
To drive/escort vehicles as authorised and transport service users and other personnel as required and appropriate.
To provide high quality support and personal care with full regard to privacy, dignity and particular needs and relate to people in a manner which is sensitive to age, disability, sexuality, gender and cultural origin.
To positively support individuals within a risk management framework and to advise supervisors/managers of any risks or unresolved difficulties.
To liaise effectively with carers, relatives, specialist workers, support groups, customers and legal representatives as appropriate.
Education & Knowledge
Holds NVQ Care 2 / Diploma equivalent or willing to work towards NVQ 2 Care
Knowledge/appreciation of service user needs and abilities and that of their carers.
Experience of working directly with adults, individuals or groups.

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