Care Assistant

Care Assistant

QCS | Newry & Mourne, Northern Ireland, UK

Posted 11 days ago

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Description

Job Title: Care Assistant

Locations: Newry and Lisburn/Down (Areas available – Dromore, Banbridge, Camlough, Trandragee, Portadown, Rostrevor, Warrenpoint and Downpatrick, Castlewellan, Newcastle, Ballynahinch, Dromara, Annahilt, Hillsborough, Lisburn, Moira, Saintfield, Drumaness, Killyleagh, Crossgar)

Pay Rate: £10.50ph

Mileage: 25p

Shifts available: Range of shifts between 06.30 and 22.30 (including alternate weekends and night sits)

Access to vehicle required: Yes, due to the geographical location and nature of the role

No experience necessary as our training will provide you with the best foundation needed to start your career in health care.

Living in such unprecedented times, choosing a career in social care is a great way of being able to give something back and support our health care system.

Being a Care Assistant is more than just a job, it’s a calling. You will be helping elderly and vulnerable people to remain in their own homes whilst receiving the assistance they need to maintain a quality of life, so if you are looking for a role that is both rewarding and fulfilling this could be for you!

Here at Quality Care Services, we have an opportunity to join our amazing team as we are looking for Care Assistants to join us in delivering an extremely high standard of care to our service users in the local community.

Duties will include:

  • Personal Care (bathing/showering/toileting/etc)
  • Preparing and serving meals/snacks
  • Assisting with medication
  • Light domestic duties
  • Companionship

Your visits are not just about the practical help that you will be providing, you are also there to support our service users emotional needs - they may live alone and be somewhat isolated from society.

Benefits:

  • Enhanced occupational maternity and adoption pay
  • Enhanced occupational paternity pay entitlement
  • Death in Service Payment
  • Pension scheme
  • Career progression
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Excellent training, ongoing professional development and defined career opportunities once working with us
  • LifeWorks Benefits & Wellbeing Platform (benefits include high street shopping offers, great for upcoming Christmas shopping! and many other benefits.)
  • 28 days annual leave (pro rata)
  • Free uniform
  • Refer a friend Scheme
  • The opportunity to progress your career with a fully-funded diploma QCF in social care

Key skills and attributes required:

  • No previous Care experience required!
  • Caring, compassionate and a good listener
  • An energetic, happy person who enjoys forming relationships with people
  • Able to access a vehicle
  • Enhanced Access to NI

APPLY TODAY’ to ‘Be one of the people that make a difference!’