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%.
£8.72 - 11 Per Hour
Are you an experienced, passionate and dedicated Carer in Sevenoaks looking for a new role? Swanstaff Swanley need to hear from you! We have an exciting position available with our prestigious client. Job title:Carer Location:Sevenoaks Rate of pay:£8.72 - £11.00 per hour The role of 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 or a similar role A valid DBS (if you do not have this, we can assist you in getting one on the update service) A kind, caring and compassionate nature Benefits of working for Swanstaff: Temp of the Month scheme Weekly pay (every Friday)! Swanstaff Ambassador scheme A dedicated Swanstaff consultant available even on out of office times! Competitive pay rates If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please get in touch with Laceyfrom our Swanley team!