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Care & Support Assistant – Obelisk House

Location:Northampton
Salary:£16823 per-annum
Position:Care Assistant
Date Posted:
Job Ref:CSA-KH
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Care & Support Assistant – Obelisk House

Job description: Care_Support_Assistant

 

Driver essential: No

Salary: £16,823 (Pro Rata)

 

Our Care and Support Assistants provide crucial care to our customers in all aspects of their daily life based within an Older Person’s residential home setting. If you are dedicated and passionate about making a real difference to people’s lives and want a career you can be proud of, this could be the role for you!

 

Responsibilities:

  • Helping customers to get washed and dressed. Providing manual handling support and personal care.
  • Providing medication support in a timely manner.
  • Liaise with health professionals.
  • Reporting any concerns or incidents to senior members of the team.
  • Arranging and taking part in activities within the home such as games or film nights.

 

Abilities & Skills:

  • Compassionate, enthusiastic & kind. Good listener and to provide guidance and advice to our residents
  • Ability to manoeuvre residents as required, using different manual handling equipment.
  • Good verbal communication skills. Being able to work under pressure and adapt to change.
  • Good IT skills for online training, learning and development courses. Ability to maintain straightforward, clear and concise records.
  • Dedicated and passionate about making a difference in our customer lives

 

Location: Obelisk House, Northampton

Rota to include: Full time and Part time hours available. To include Early shifts 07:30-14:30 & Late shifts 14:15-22:00 and alternative weekends.

 

BENEFITS

  • Up to 6 weeks’ leave (pro rata for part-time)
  • Competitive pay rates
  • Employee discount scheme to use on high street shopping, eating out, travel and much more
  • Pension Scheme
  • Sick Pay Scheme (following successful completion of the probation period)
  • Mileage paid at HMRC rates (45p per mile)

 

It is an exciting time to be working in local government in Northamptonshire with the journey towards the creation of two brand new unitary authorities in April 2021.  The committed approach from the whole public sector to deliver the two unitaries will present significant opportunities for joining up and transforming service delivery to ensure the best possible outcomes for our residents.

 

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