Overview

Are you looking for a new, exciting and rewarding opportunity to change people’s lives? Do the words – integrity, supportive and team player represent you? We are currently looking for Care Assistants in Cannock.

Successful applicants will be able to assist with delivering the highest standards of personalised care to residents whilst ensuring that at all times residents are treated with respect and dignity, and that individual’s rights to privacy, dignity, independence and choice are met.

We care about your progression and are able to offer a range of free qualifications and courses to help you reach your highest potential.

Overview

Responsible to: Senior Personal Assistants / Deputy Manager

Hours: As specified, including shift working, weekends, unsociable hours, and bank holidays. Hours may also include waking nights and sleep-ins.

Location: To work flexibly from a base, across other services, and in the community (when required).
Statement of Service Purpose:

Support adults with a range of needs, providing personal care and support services to customers which respect their rights and choices, and promotes independence, within their home or service.

Key Responsibilities

Approachable
As a care assistant you are approachable to customers and colleagues. You provide support to, and listen to, customers or colleagues. As a Care Assistant you are willing to help others. This requires patient, kindness and good communication.

Customer-centred
Every day in care is different, as it will vary based on the customer’s needs. As a Care Assistant customers will be at the centre of what you do. You will support customers to help them express their views and help them with decision making. Examples of duties are – support the customer’s wellbeing and assist with all aspects of personal care such as dressing, bathing, administering medication and preparing meals.

Co-operative
As a Care Assistant you will be working together and in partnership to meet the customer’s needs. You also are cooperative with you colleagues and the (family of) customers. You will take opportunities to learn from everything and actively participate in training and development programmes appropriate to the post, including induction, staff meetings, supervision, appraisal and any other service related events.

Open and honest
As a Care Assistant we expect you to be open and honest. This creates a great environment for both our customers and employees. This creates good communication and contributes to continuous improvement. Create and be a part of a culture where you can communicate freely with colleagues and customers.

Respectful
Accord treats their employees and customers with respect. As a Care Assistant we want you to treat people the right way based on our values. You treat customers, family and colleagues with dignity and respect. Communicate positively and effectively and act in a professional manner while on duty.

Diverse
As a Care Assistant you will have a lot of variety in the activities you do. You will also work with a diverse range of customers and colleagues. Connect with colleagues and customers to celebrate uniqueness.

Other
Undertake any other duties commensurate with the role, required in conjunction with the post and delivery of the service.

Experience
There is no necessary experience required for the role as Care Assistant. If you have experience in the role then this can certainly help. Experience can be, for example, helping to care for a family member.

If you are interested in this role, please submit a CV and covering letter outlining your experience. As part of our recruitment process, if you meet the criteria for this role as outlined above, you will be contacted via telephone to undertake a telephone interview. Please ensure you supply up to date and correct contact details to enable us to do this.

To apply for this job email your details to admin@fairwayjobs.co.uk.

About Fairway Homecare

Fairology: The concept and delivery of a team of peripatetic health and social care professionals, delivering truly high-class care and support functions to care establishments across the West Midlands. Highly trained, developed and motivated professionals adding significant value to any setting. The future of health and social care… this is not agency. Fairway are not an agency. We are a Care Quality Commission regulated care provider of peripatetic health and social care professionals. Exclusive contracts of employment mean unique offers of flexibility and security to staff as well as performance incentives.