Care Assistant

About Weston Park Care Home

Weston Park is a residential and nursing home located on the outskirts of Macclesfield Town situated in a quiet residential area. The home is accessible via a main bus route and easily accessible from the Leek and Congleton Roads.

Weston Park provides a variety of care for 72 residents over two units. Mulberry unit provides nursing with dementia care and Weaver unit provides general nursing care. The home requires Care Assistants for days and nights to join the qualified and well trained team to provide 24 hour care.

Role of a Care Assistant:

To support the delivery of care for service users at the home ensuring that all care needs are met in a timely manner with due regard to privacy, dignity, respect and rights of each service user in the home.

Responsibilities of a Care Assistant:

  • To provide personal care and support to Service Users using a person centered approach under the direction of Senior staff within the home
  • To know and understand the care and support of the Service Users
  • To encourage independence and maintain Service Users skills and abilities in all aspects of daily living where possible.
  • To assist Service Users getting up in the morning and going to bed at night
  • To assist Service Users to wash, bath and shower.
  • To assist Service Users to dress and undress.
  • To assist Service Users to look after their skin, teeth, hair and nails.
  • To assist Service Users with toileting, continence management and personal hygiene.
  • To assist Service Users with their nutritional needs and cultural requirements.
  • To help maintain a safe, healthy and pleasant environment for colleagues and Service Users.
  • Ensures the facility and all furnishings are clean and tidy at all times.
  • Carries out cleaning duties in accordance with the cleaning schedule.
  • To use manual handling equipment safely and use correct techniques.
  • To maintain good communication and develop effective working relationships with Service Users and their family.
  • To help the Service Users to maintain contact with their family and friends
  • To accompany the Service Users on trips into the community when required.
  • To act as a Key Worker for an identified Service User.

Benefits of a Care Assistant:

  • NVQ L3 Health and Social Care Adults – £9.30 p/h
  • NVQ L2 Health and Social Care Adults – £9.00 p/h
  • No NVQ – £8.72
  • On the job paid training and development

This post is subject to satisfactory enhanced disclosure.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: £8.72-£9.30 per hour

Benefits:

  • On-site parking

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Night shift

Experience:

  • Care Assistant: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • GCSE or equivalent (Preferred)

Location:

  • Macclesfield, Cheshire (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Driving licence (Preferred)
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