Care Assistant

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£16,195.94 to £16,466.79 pro rata, Grade 4
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Job Type
Full Time

We are looking for an experienced Care Assistant as part of our Flanshaw Lodge Care Team.

What will be expected from me?

The purpose of this role is to support our Residential Care Unit and provide person-centred care and support for our residents.

What I might be doing?

  • You will within the Residential Care Unit and provide person-centred care and support for the residents within this unit.
  • You will communicate the needs of service users to management and maintain good relations between service users, staff, and visitors to the unit.
  • You will enable the service users in the unit to maintain or regain their independence, individuality, and dignity. 

Why Wakefield Council?

  • We are a leading Council for best practice and an employer of choice for individuals seeking a rewarding role and career.
  • We offer a flexible full-time working pattern of 37 hours per week.
  • Support and access to high-quality training offers to help progress your career to the next level.
  • We are committed to supporting the wellbeing of our staff and we recognise that resilient Team need a good work/life balance as well as supportive leadership and support in the workplace.
  • Access to a range of employee support products.
  • Discounted and subsidised public transport (Arriva Bus Annual Travel Ticket, Northern Trains Limited (NTL), MetroCard).
  • The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
  • Great range of benefits including discounted membership to our excellent leisure facilities with free 12 weeks exercise program with a dedicated personal trainer, discounts for a range of retail, entertainment, health and leisure providers, cycle to work scheme and many more.

Essential requirements:

  • NVQ 2 in Social Care or working towards.
  • An understanding of Safe manual handling techniques.
  • Knowledge of Safeguarding Adults.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience of working with older adults and an understanding of their differing complex care needs.

Want to Know More?

If you would like to know more about the role, the recruitment process or working for Wakefield Council feel free to contact Adam Hesselden.

Tel: 01924 239381


To apply please click the Apply Now link below.

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This role expires 26/07/2024.
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