Care Assistants Required at the Good Companions Silloth

Immediate start is available. Benefits include :  Private health care insurance. Good Companion Car Scheme. Good Pay starting from £9.30 per hour.

Working pattern and shifts to be discussed at interview, but you need to be flexible to meet care demand.

Purpose of position

To share with other staff in meeting the personal care needs of service users in ways that respect the dignity of the individual and promotes independence, equality and social inclusion.

To help in the care of the care users’ physical environment and in the general day-to-day activities of the care home.

To take delegated responsibilities in the charge of the care users under your care, to the appropriate level.

To ensure that the people you look after are always kept safe from harm, in line with the care home’s safeguarding policies, and are not discriminated against in any way.

Principal responsibilities 

Assist care users with their personal care needs, eg with dressing, undressing, bathing and toilet.

Help care users with mobility problems and other physical disabilities such as      incontinence, help in the care and use of aids and personal equipment.

Help in the promotion of mental and physical activity of care users through talking to them, taking them out, sharing with them in activities such as reading, writing, hobbies and recreations.

Support  service users to keep their rooms and possessions in line with their wishes, helping to make and change beds, tidy rooms and do light cleaning      (if applicable to the setting).

Support service users to sort their clothes for laundry and for mending, changing and putting away.

Serve meals; assist care users at mealtimes if required; wash up utensils.

Answer emergency calls and respond to people’s urgent needs in line with the home’s procedures.

Be hospitable to visitors and guests by answering the door and the telephone;  and greeting visitors in line with the home’s standards of “customer care”.

Follow people’s care plans, read and write reports in case plans as required.

Report and record all concerns about residents’ care and about the safety of the premises, its facilities and equipment.

Take part in staff and residents’ meetings and also in training activities as required.

Support residents in taking their medicines when trained and competent.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: From £9.30 per hour


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We have a very experienced, knowledgeable team who strive to provide the highest quality service possible. 

Please feel free to contact us to discuss your requirements further. 

The Good Companions, 14 Cornmarket , Penrith , Cumbria , CA117HT 

Tel:   01768 216003  


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