Care Assistant

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary See description

Updated 5 days ago

Reference 1371082

 Job Description

The Care assistant is part of the staff team, providing services for adults who have learning disabilities and complex needs in a small residential home in Holywood.

The Cedar Foundation is seeking to recruit the following staff member:

 

Care Assistant                                                                                             

REF: 18/133/SW-T/WEB 

The Cedar foundation deliver a range of services that enable people with disabilities to get the most out of life and to be fully included in their communities. Our services are centred around the individual needs of each person and are delivered throughout Northern Ireland. 

Due to rapid continual growth and development, a fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Care assistant to join our team and to support and assist service users. 

The Care assistant is part of the staff team, providing services for adults who have learning disabilities and complex needs in a small residential home in Holywood.


Hours: 
35 hours per week (on a rota basis)

Contract:Permanent

Location:  Twisel Lodge, Holywood

Hourly Rate:  £15,892 per annum, pro rata

Essential:                           

  • Numeracy & literacy (English language) skills
  • Registered or agreeable to applying for registration with the N. Ireland Social Care Council
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrable evidence of 6 months experience of providing physical care / support for individuals within the last 2 years
  • Available to work shifts as and when required 

Desirable:                          

  • NVQ level 2 in Health & Social Care or equivalent
  • English & Maths to GCSEgrade C or equivalent.
  • Experience of working as part of a team
  • Experience of person centred support planning
  • 6 month experience of paid employment in a care and. Or housing support role or ability to demonstrate equivalent experience in informal or voluntary support/ care work

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Apply online at

www.cedar-foundation.org

 Closing Date Ongoing 

THE CEDAR FOUNDATION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER