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
Long known as Britain's Gateway to Europe, with over 70,000 registered businesses, Kent offers a great place to find work - with an unemployment rate of 2.4% - lower than the national average.
The county of Kent has a population of over 155 Million people, with towns including Dartford, Swanley, Maidstone, Sevenoaks, Ashford and Folkestone all having great transport links to London and the coast.
The county has a lot to offer it's residents and visitors, with miles of open countryside, quaint coastal towns and lifestyle destinations such as Bluewater Shopping Centre. You don't get a much better way to relax in your downtime than sitting in a Kentish pub garden with the sun shining down on you, enjoying the fresh countryside air that the garden of England offers.
£8.72 Per Hour
Are you an experienced Carer in the Dartfordarea looking for a new role? Swanstaff Swanley have the perfect role for you! Job title:Carer Location:Dartford, London Rate of pay:£8.72 per hour The daily dutiesof a Carer: Assisting service users with personal care tasks such as washing, dressing and eating. Observe, monitor and record service users' physical and emotional wellbeing, and promptly report any changes to senior staff. Encourage service users to participate in social and recreational activities. The requirements of a Carer: 6 months previous experience in this role A valid DBS A kind, caring and compassionate nature The benefits of working for Swanstaff: Weekly pay 24/7 support from our consultants Refer a Friend scheme - earn up to £200 T&Cs apply Flexible working If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please get in touch with Vickifrom our Swanley team!