Dovecote Meadow - Care Worker

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  • Location: Dovecote Meadow, Fordfield Road, SUNDERLAND ,SR4 0FA
  • Salary: £9.80 per hour (+50p night enhacement)

What you need:

  • No experience is necessary however a positive, can do attitude and a willingness to learn is a must
  • To be kind and friendly
  • Good written and verbal English communication skills
  • Commitment to undertake necessary further training
  • A friendly and caring approach
  • A genuine desire to help people
  • Reliability and flexibility
  • The ability to use your initiative
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure

What the role of Care Worker involves:

  • Assisting residents with personal care needs where necessary and appropriate e.g., getting up in the morning, washing/bathing and dressing; helping with undressing and getting into bed in the evening.  
  • Supporting with eating and drinking and ensuring levels of fluid and dietary intake are monitored.
  • Encouraging and enabling residents to follow agreed person-centred care plans. 
  • To provide interaction and complete activities with residents throughout the day
  • Provide support to residents in regards to administering medication
  • Keeping care managers, the service and key agencies informed about the wellbeing of residents and the progress of the care being undertaken.
  • Shift patterns: 7am-2pm,  2pm-10pm,  Nights 8pm-8am

What you will get in return:

  • An hourly rate of at least 10% above the National Living Wage
  • Paid annual leave
  • Paid training and shadowing with experienced Care Workers
  • Ongoing Specialist Care Training
  • Career progression
  • Dedicated support from your Line Manager
  • Uniform provided
  • Pension scheme
  • Salary Sacrifice Scheme – Cycle to work
  • Car Leasing Scheme

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