Care Assistant in West Dunbarton

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Care Assistant in West Dunbarton

Salary: £8.00 per hour
The Job:
We urgently require experienced Care Assistants in the West Dunbarton area to work in care homes and care at home services supporting the elderly.

The Duties:
Black and Black is a highly respected social care and housing specialist recruitment agency, with an excellent track record in the provision of social care, support workers and care assistants. We urgently require experienced Care Assistants in the West Dunbarton area to work in care homes and care at home services supporting the elderly.

You'll be helping people in their own homes or in day centres, residential or nursing homes.

Duties and responsibilities of the successful candidate:
- getting to know service users their and needs
- helping with personal care including washing, using the toilet and dressing
- preparing food, feeding and administrating medication
- carrying out general tasks like housework, laundry and shopping
- helping service users manage their budget, pay bills and write letters
- working with other health and social care professionals to provide individual care and development plans
- helping to organise leisure activities
- going with service users to and from a residential home

In order to be considered for this position you must have:

- Excellent communication skills, motivation and the ability to work under pressure
- Recent experience of working in the care sector
- A genuine interest in working within a caring environment
- A sensitive approach to the needs of our clients
- Experience of carrying out personal care
- PVG Membership
- SSSC Registration
- Current Moving and Handling certificate (Refresher training available)
- Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
- Contact details for two references within the care sector.
- A drivers licence and car would be desirable but not essential. Immediate start available for suitable candidate.

Apply online today in order to be considered, or please call a member of our Black & Black team on 0141 248 4711 for further details about this opportunity. For further details or for other vacancies similar to this, why not join us on Facebook for the latest updates: https://www.facebook.com/blackandblackrecruitment/