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
Sevenoaks spans an area of 142 square miles in West Kent and borders Greater London, making it a prime area for businesses across a large number of sectors. Central London is just 21 miles away and Sevenoaks is well connected by both rail and road. As a rural district, the population sits at around 30,000.
Sevenoaks is an affluent area with an average house price of £663,431. This brings with it a highly skilled workforce, many of whom commute out of the area for work - however, there has been a rising number of local businesses which follows a regional trend of companies seeking lower operating costs, most prevalent are service-based industries, particularly in the finance and business services sector. The area has an unemployment rate of just 1%.
Children's Support Worker
£9 - 9.25 Per Hour
Swanstaff Swanley are currently looking for experienced Children's Support Workers in the Sevenoaks area to join our amazing client! Could it be you? Job title:Children's Support Worker Location:Sevenoaks, Kent Rate of pay:£9.00 - £9.25 per hour The daily dutiesof a Children's Support Worker: The role of Support Worker is to support our residents with their everyday needs ensuring emotional, and social needs are met. Promoting independence, choice and dignity and assisting where needed with all personal care activities such as washing, bathing, dressing and meal times. You will be part of daily recreational social activities within groups and one to one. Accurate and maintenance of record keeping is essential to ensure the correct care delivery is being delivered. Adhere to all Health and Safety Policies and Procedures Adhere to all Privacy and Confidentiality Policies and Procedures. Keep your Training current and up to date at all times. Follow, and adhere to all current Nursing/Mental Health Guidelines. The requirements of a Children's Support Worker: 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 a dedicated consultant Temp of the Month scheme Refer a Friend scheme (earn up to £200!) How to apply: If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please get in touch with Dan or Vicki on 01322 474655 for more information!