Care Assistant - #59487

Keane Premier Group


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Glasgow
Salary: £10.9 per hour
Contract type: Full time
Job Ref: KEA1082 Branch: Georgia Park Location: Georgia Park, Glasgow Salary/Benefits: £10.90 per hour Contract type: Permanent Hours: Full Time Shift pattern: Day shift: 8am - 8pm Hours per week: 33.75 Posted date: 01/04/2024 Closing date: 03/05/2024


Due to restrictions on the number of certificates we can issue at present, candidates without an existing visa or right to work in the UK are unlikely to be suitable for the advertised post.

Dedicated and passionate carers are at the forefront in providing valued care to our residents. Are you a naturally caring person who can show compassion, dignity and respect and looking for a rewarding career? Apply today!

What do we offer you in return for your motivation and outstanding work?

  • £10.90 per hour (Real Living Wage).
  • Wage stream - access a portion of your wages before pay day.
  • 28 days pro rata holidays.
  • High street discount through Blue Light Card.
  • Premium BorrowMyDoggy membership – as it says on the tin, borrowing a dog!
  • Vivup Employee Benefits Programme. Including cycle to work scheme, discounted gym memberships, free counselling services, savings on food and drink, leisure activities, shopping and much more!
  • Extensive induction and training programmes.
  • Promotion and progression opportunities.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining a welcoming manner when service users are on admission to the home and assist them to settle in.
  • Providing support with daily tasks, enabling our residents to live their best lives.
  • Ensuring that resident needs and wishes are met.
  • Providing companionship by simply talking and listening to residents and understanding their likes and dislikes.
  • Encouraging residents to join in on organised activities and providing meaningful moments, with the assistance of team members.
  • Working with residents in the provision of personal care.
  • Assisting residents with eating and drinking, ensuring they are encouraged to eat a healthy, balanced diet.
  • Completing all food and fluid charts and any other daily monitoring records as requested.
  • Supporting infection control e.g., cleaning up spills immediately, promoting hand hygiene practices, ensuring the proper use of PPE, and adhering to infection control polices and procedures.
  • Ensuring the appropriate segregation of waste material.
  • Responding promptly to the Nurse Call System.
  • Reporting any concerns, accidents, or unexplained injuries immediately to the nurse in charge.
  • Accurately recording and reporting essential information in the residents’ daily report and care plan.
  • Being respectful towards resident’s possessions and ensure that bedrooms and communal areas are tidy and presentable,
  • Respecting the dignity and privacy of residents.
  • Keeping all information about residents and the home life secure and confidential, including when you are using social media.
  • Working with other health and social care professionals to provide holistic care.
  • Undertaking any other duties as and when required.

*This position requires a PVG and two references*

Situated in Cambuslang, Georgia park promotes an active way of life for our residents and is supported by an outstanding team of nurses and dementia specialists.

We form strong links with our local communities to ensure all residents have their needs met with minibus services to local events, along with facilities such as digital TV subscriptions, daily newspapers, hairdressers, podiatrists, on site laundry services and access to communication devices to stay in touch with loved ones. Personal dietary needs are treated with the upmost importance to ensure a safe and comfortable stay.

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