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Home Care Assistant

Employer:
Asra Housing Group
Salary:
£9,945 pa
Location:
Leicestershire
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Part Time
Hours:
25 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Yes
Closing Date:
04/09/2014 at 17:04 PM
Reference:
ASRA/14/5259
Asra Housing Group

We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals with first class communication skills to join the team and to deliver an effective and customer focused support service.You will provide care and support packages to service users in their own homes within Leicestershire.

You will help create and maintain care and support that emphasises the development of each service users potential for ordinary home life. You will aid and assist service users as necessary in all aspects of their lives in which they need assistance, giving proper regards to service users rights, self-respect, cultural needs, emotional and physical care, health, wellbeing and lifestyle needs. This may include some cooking, cleaning, shopping and other duties of a domestic nature. You will also assist the service users with personal care needs as required.

The ability to display a caring and sensitive approach with proper regard for service users’ rights are essential. In addition you will also possess good organisational skills and excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

 

NVQ 2/3 in care qualification or equivalent is desirable and knowledge of the Care Standards Act would be an advantage.

The working hours will include days/evening and weekend working. You will provide morning and evening support as dictated by the rota.

 It is essential that the candidate is a car owner and has a full UK driving license with Business Insurance.

 

Location:        Compass Care, Leicester                                                               

Department:  Care and Support

Hours:           25 Hours per week including Shifts, Weekend, Sleep in & Night working

                      

Closing date: 5pm, Thursday 4 September 2014

Equal Opportunities

At Optivo our aim is to have a diverse and inclusive workforce where people are respected for who they are. We embrace and celebrate cultural diversity in the workplace and value the strengths it brings us as an organisation. We believe that everyone deserves to be treated with respect irrespective of age, caring responsibilities, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity/paternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. We treat everyone we house, serve, employ and work with fairly and expect and encourage others to do the same.

How to apply

Completed applications should be returned to Mala Sikotriyar, Recruitment Administrator, via email on Mala.Sikotriyar@asra.org.uk or asra Housing Group, 3 Bede Island Road, Leicester, LE2 7EA by no later than the closing date.

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