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Care Assistant (Care Home)

Location
Yeovil, Somerset
Job Type
Full-time

We have availability for Day and Night Care and Support workers at our Care Home - Sherborne House, Yeovil, Full or Part Time hours

If you enjoy helping people and want to make a positive difference to their lives, this job could just be what you are looking for!

Working with a really great team and friendly atmosphere, Care and Support Workers are at the absolute heart of what we do, supporting the nursing staff by providing the majority of frontline care within our Care Homes.

As a family run business our ethos is to provide quality professional care; care as you would expect for your own family.

Key Requirements

  • Be caring and friendly
  • Have 2 suitable references (professional and/or educational)
  • Hold an NVQ/QCF Level 2
  • Be prepared to go through necessary personal background checks
  • Have a valid driving licence and vehicle
  • Be eligible to work in the UK

Staff Benefits Scheme

  • Free coffee at Nero’s every month
  • Free mobile phone insurance
  • Instant retail discounts
  • Discounted holidays and insurance, hospital plan
  • Childcare benefits scheme
  • And much more please see - www.altogethercare.co.uk/staff for further details.

Key Responsibilities

  • assisting and enabling
  • washing and dressing
  • giving food and refreshment
  • mobility
  • toileting
  • bed making
  • light cleaning and laundry duties
  • providing interest and activities to stimulate and engage the client both mentally and physically
  • companionship
  • playing a proactive role in the day to day activities of the home
  • contributing to record keeping
  • assisting senior staff with the administration of medication

At Altogether Care we are always keen to identify and develop talent from within our existing staff team.

Many Care and Support Workers progress to a Senior Care and Support Workers or Team Leader role. Some go on to become Assistant Practitioners

Current openings

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