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Job Reference: 48595

Day Care Assistant

  • Preston, Lancashire, England
  • Temporary / Full Time
  • Sam Boggis
  • £11.59 - £11.59

Seven Social Care looking for 2 temporary Day Care Assistants to work in Preston, Lancashire. These positions are initially for a period of 6 weeks and are paying £11.59 per hour (paid to you via an umbrella company). One position is for 20 hours per week and the other role is 16 hours per week.

The role:

The following are a range of duties that are appropriate to this grade. The Operational Context Form will specify duties appropriate for the role.

  • Observes personal duty of care in relation to service users or equipment or resources used in the course of work.
  • Role holders may be required to make minor decisions by selecting from a choice of options or by identifying straightforward solutions to simple problems.
  • Role holders may be required to determine the sequence and timing of own job or that of others.
  • Personal care tasks, such as bathing, toileting and feeding clients or accompanying passengers who have known medical and / or behavioural conditions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Carrying out personal care tasks, e.g. bathing, toileting and feeding clients, including those with special needs arising from physical or mental deterioration.
  • Promoting independence by undertaking social duties, motivating clients and helping them to maintain social skills either on a one-to-one or group basis.
  • Assisting in the creation of a supportive atmosphere where clients can achieve maximum independence.
  • Duties may include co-operating with domestic staff as required to meet the personal needs of clients.
  • Contributing to the records and reports kept within the establishment, including individual care plans, and carrying out key worker duties
  • Escorting clients outside of the Day Centre as required, eg to hospital, opticians, etc.
  • Attending relevant training courses as agreed with the Day Centre Manager.
  • Assisting the Day Centre Manager by acting in a general supervisory capacity with students and volunteers etc

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: Care qualification to NVQ Level 2 or equivalent.
  • Experience: 2+ years working within a similar role.
  • Compliance: Current DBS check.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 20 and 16 hours per week.

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