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Care Assistant (Preston)

Full Time

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About us

At Dovehaven, we are a family run care group providing quality residential and nursing care for the elderly. Working for Dovehaven Care Group is a rewarding experience, you will build relationships with those in your care and see them thrive in a caring and friendly environment.

We are looking for a new Care Assistant - Days or Nights available - Full or Part Time to join our team at Dovehaven Lodge, Tag Lane, Ingol, Preston. In this role, you will be offering full person-centred care and support to our residents to ensure they feel safe, secure and content.

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About the role

As a Care Assistant you must:

Provide assistance, personal care, activities and companionship to residents
Be alert to residents’ needs, health and wellbeing
Respect the residents’ dignity and privacy
Work with residents and their families to deliver tailored care to each individual
Assist with mealtimes and safe moving
Maintain accurate records for each resident
About You

The right candidate will be:

Passionate about delivering first-class care
Patient, kind and understanding
Reliable and respectful
Your Skills

The ideal candidate will:

Have strong interpersonal skills
Be a team player
Have the ability to use initiative
Qualifications

No qualifications are required, but there is an increased rate of pay should you want to develop your career and progress to Senior level and gain an NVQ Level 2 or equivalent qualification, experience within the care sector is preferred but not essential.

Employee Benefits

‘Earn While You Learn’ scheme – complete a Diploma (NVQ) whilst working for us
Reimbursed DBS cost
Internal career progression opportunities
Free uniform
Pension Scheme
If you feel you have the right values for our family run Company, you will be supported by a programme of induction, training and development throughout your career with us.

Rate of Pay: £8.91

The Ideal Candidate

As part of our recruitment process you will be required to complete an Enhanced DBS check. Their code of conduct can be found on the following link that you can copy and post to your web browser if you wish to read:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/dbs-code-of-practice

If you feel you have the right values for our family run Company, you will be supported by a programme of induction, training and development throughout your career with us.

Please note if aged 23 and under the hourly rate is £8.36

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