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Bank Care Assistant

Location
Hyman Fine House, Brighton and Hove, Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 1AU

Employment Type
Part Time

Salary
£8.22 - £9.56 + Benefits
Hourly

Contact Type
Temporary

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The Bank Care Roles are based at our Hyman Fine Residential Care Home in Brighton, BN2.   We can offer either day or night shifts. The contract is a zero hours contract to work as & when required, to cover holidays & absences. The shifts available could be from 8am - 8pm for day care or 8pm - 8am for night care (12 hours) or we can offer flexible half shifts 8am - 1.30pm,  2pm  - 8pm or 8pm to 1.30am & 2am - 8am.  

The Bank Care Roles are based at our Hyman Fine Residential Care Home in Brighton, BN2.

 

The Role

The role of a care assistant is to assist and support residents in a wide range of daily activities so that they can achieve optimum wellbeing, independence, self-expression, fulfilment and have as positive an experience as possible. In addition, all those working in a care home setting, strive to provide all stakeholders, including residents, their relatives or representatives, volunteers, external visitors, professionals and colleagues, with a positive ‘customer experience, thus enhancing their experience as well as their view of our client as a caring professional services provider.  As a Care Assistant you will have a key role that impacts on the quality of life of the residents.

 

Principal accountabilities / responsibilities


  • To support residents in all activities of all daily living which are specified in their care plan and or are required in order to maximise wellbeing (physical, emotional, social etc.). These include personal care, food and drink, administering medication, accessing health care and recreational activities
  • To engage with residents and other stakeholders in a way that reflects their preferences, abilities as well as taking into account any impairment. This will be done in a way that will nurture their sense of self


Requirements for the Care Assistant:


  • Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care or desire to be trained
  • Experience of working in a similar care environment (essential)
  • Demonstrate a support role working with older people with dementia
  • Willing to undertake all aspects of care or non-care duties to meet both the physical, emotional and social needs of our residents
  • Able to work shifts (including weekends and evenings)

 

Benefits
Jewish Care offers excellent benefits and training to all staff. Benefits include, free meals, 20 day’s annual leave, Jewish Care Pension scheme, various discounts, Loans and mileage reimbursement, ride to work scheme, eye tests, employee referral bonus and more.

About
Jewish Care is a leading communal organisation. We are the largest health and social care charity for the Jewish community in the UK, caring for nearly 7,000 people every week. Approximately 1500 staff from multi-cultural backgrounds together with 3,000 volunteers help to maintain their service. It provides a wide range of services to help meet the community’s physical, social and emotional needs, both directly and in partnership with other organisations. We care & support many people including; older people with dementia, disabilities, mental health needs and Holocaust survivors and many more.
We aim to make a positive impact on the lives of Jewish people by creating excellent social care that enhances well-being and inspires them to stay connected to their community. The organisation is committed to finding innovative solutions tailored to the people who use their services.
We are a proud to be multi award winning organisation. Prestigious awards and accolades they have received include; The Skills for Care Best Employer for over 250 people, and The Investors in People Gold standard.

Please be aware that this vacancy will close, once a sufficient number of suitable candidates have been identified therefore, we would recommend that you submit your application as early as possible.

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