Weekend Care Assistant

  • Reference: LIV52160
  • Salary: £12.00 - £12.36 ph
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Prestige Nursing & Care

Care Assistants

Liverpool and surrounding areas

Min £12.00 per hour (Enhanced bank holiday rate)

Full and part time

Life at Prestige

People are at the very heart of Prestige, and we want to make life better for them. As a Care Assistant, you’ll join us in our continued efforts to make life better for our clients.

Prestige Nursing & Care has provided home care for over 75 years and we have 30 local offices in England and Scotland. We look after a variety of clients in their own homes and we also work with local care homes, nursing homes and the NHS.

Who will you be helping to make life better for?

We have an exciting vacancy within Liverpool and surrounding areas for a Care Assistant to join our team and develop their care skills, working alongside our Branch Nurses and Care Staff with opportunity to progress. We are currently looking for a care assistant to visit our service users and assist them with medication, meal support, personal care, and socialising. In addition, this individual would have the opportunity to develop skills in areas of low-level clinical skills with further scope to train within more complex care.

Experience working within care is an advantage, but not necessary for the right candidate. You would be supporting individuals to live independently within their own homes, on a part time basis, and would have consistent individuals with whom you would build a rapport with.

Your role will include

  • Prompting and administering medication
  • Helping with the preparation of meals and drinks
  • Assisting with activities of daily living such domestic duties and personal care
  • Maintaining and updating reports such as care plans
  • Undertaking training for Complex Care Interventions – this could lead to further training to support individuals who require Suctioning, Ventilation and PEG

We’re looking for

  • Paid previous experience as a care assistant is essential
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A driver’s licence & your own car is essential
  • Good professional and personal references

What we offer

  • A variety of shifts to suit your lifestyle
  • You will be paid the National Minimum Wage for all attended training sessions and shadow shifts.
  • Work with our own clients, no agency work.
  • Pension scheme
  • Blue light card
  • Free DBS check
  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity and Adoption schemes
  • Continued professional development to support you & your career
  • Weekly Pay
  • Holiday Pay
  • Refer a friend with the Care Friends mobile app and earn extra money – T&C’s apply
  • Employee Assistance line – available 24/7 and fully confidential for our staff
  • Support from your local branch team and out of hours support.

In line with CQC & Care Inspectorate regulations, we require and will undertake Enhanced DBS/PVG, Right to Work, Reference and Employment History checks in line with Government guidelines for this role and safer recruitment best practice.

Whilst we endeavour to keep the recruitment process as short as possible, due to the nature of these important checks there may be extension to timelines.

All our clients are equally entitled to have their needs met in a safe, fair and balanced way. Prestige Nursing & Care colleagues are responsible for promoting Equal Opportunities for all and for challenging any behaviour or practice which discriminates against any client or colleague on the grounds of race, religion, disability, age, gender, sexual orientation, identity or any other perceived difference.

As a Company we are unable to provide Sponsorship for overseas candidates. Applicants must have proof of the right to work in the UK. It is a requirement to provide an overseas police check dated within the last 3 months of being in the UK if you have lived outside of the UK for longer than a year in the last 5 years.

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Prestige Nursing & Care reserve the right to close this role early

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