Your role as a Care Assistant
Care Assistant roles can be an extremely rewarding field. Every day you will be helping to improve lives, working on the front line of Health and Social Care with a wide variety of clientele. Care Assistants provide support to the disabled, elderly, dementia patients, long-term ill and individuals with learning difficulties, so your role can be very varied and no days will ever be the same! You can work as a care assistant in a residential or nursing home or in a respite care setting. We also offer some 1:1 position in supported living accommodation.
Main duties of a Care Assistant
- maintaining their hygiene
- ensuring they receive healthy meals and fluids
- helping them with basic day-to-day or administrative tasks like paying bills.
The Care Assistant role also includes getting to know clients personally and providing them with emotional support and company, being a good listener and encouraging them to take part in activities and socialising with other residents, all of which contributes positively to their wellbeing.
Required skills and experience of a Care Assistant
Bury St Edmunds
£9 - 13 Per Hour
Are you a passionate and experienced Support Worker in the Bury St Edmundsarea looking for a new role? Swanstaff Ipswich needs to hear from you! Job Title:Support Worker - Children Location: Bury St Edmunds Salary: £9.00- £13.00 per hour We are looking to recruit Support Workers with experience of working with Children, particularly those with challenging behaviour for day and night work. Working as a Support Worker within our client’s team, you will be able to use your skills and experience to support and care for the children and young people within the homes. Creating positive relationships with them meeting their needs and safeguarding them at all times. But why join our team? We couldn’t achieve what we do without our amazing teams. We believe in our people and want to ensure you feel appreciated and supported at every step of your journey with us. For this reason, we offer an excellent range of benefits as listed below. Competitive pay rates FREE training 24 hour support Flexible hours Refer a Friend Scheme-get up to £200 for referring a carer or nurse to us The skills you’ll need To join us, you will need a minimum of six months experience in a care environment with children – but more importantly, you will need flexibility, enthusiasm and the be able to work as part of a team! If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please get in touch with Hayley from our Ipswich team! EMPOWERING PEOPLE WITH OPPORTUNITIES