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Care Assistant

Permanent  for Simplified Recruitment in London

Job title: Care AssistantLocation: London (London Borough of Westminster, Brent, Kensington & Chelsea and Hammersmith & Fulham)Salary: £7.00 - £8.07 per Hour

Hours: Flexible HoursDuration: Permanent

Our client is a leading UK health care provider, delivering person-centered care helping adults to lead full and independent lives in their own homes.

They currently require Care Assistants to carry out assigned tasks to provide general household assistance, personal care (bathing, emptying catheters and changing pads) and manual handling for clients in their homes. This role is performed in accordance with their policies and procedures.

Care Assistant - Key Responsibilities:

• To provide care and support for clients in their own homes. Need to be mature and responsible with a friendly helpful manner.• To advise your Care Team Supervisor (CTS) or Co-ordinator of any incidents or situations that cause concern or threaten client or carer safety.• Once work has been assigned, plan the journey and allow plenty of time to travel from home to home.• To maintain professional standards of care and behaviour at all times, and to promote Health Vision in a positive manner.

Care Assistant - Ideal Candidate:

• Experience is desirable but not necessary, you will be fully trained.• Need to be practical, punctual, tidy and able to follow instructions. Good written and oral communication skills.• Patient and sensitive to the needs of people from a variety of backgrounds and cultures.• NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care (Desirable but not essential).

In return as a Care Assistant you will receive free induction training as well as the chance to be enrolled in a NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care (if eligible), but most importantly you will be working within a highly reputable, forward thinking organisation with excellent opportunities for career progression.

Please apply online with your CV and covering letter.

Please check your email for confirmation that your application has been received for this Care Assistant role and to follow further instructions if applicable.

Job added on 18-11-2014