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Weekend - Learning Disabilities Support Worker

  • Salary: £9 - £13 per hour
  • Location: Thatcham, Berkshire
  • Date posted: 15-08-2019
  • Sector: Support Work
  • Job type: Temporary / Shift Work
  • Job reference: WKND WLO_1565882203

Care Assistant - Elderly/Dementia Care - Weekends

Your new role will be working as a Care Assistant supporting the elderly in an established residential home in Newbury. You as the Care Assistant will be supporting individuals of 50 and over who may have Dementia or Alzheimer's disease. The ideal candidate will obtain a Level 3 in Adult Care.

Location: Newbury

Shifts: 07:00 - 14:30 / 07:00 - 21:30 / 14:00 - 21:30

Salary: From £9.00 - £13.00 depending on payment type

Benefits for you as the Care Assistant:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Paid training provided by Charles Hunter Associates
  • Ability to change the lives of vulnerable adults
  • Opportunity to work alongside an experienced, supportive team

Responsibilities for you as the support worker:

  • Supporting service users with daily needs such as personal care
  • Working closely with service users, staff, families and other relevant professionals
  • Following service user care plans
  • Consistently promoting independence to service users

Requirements for you as the Support Worker:

  • Enhanced DBS
  • Experience working in a residential living environment
  • Experience working alongside individuals with Dementia
  • Encouraging and supportive attitude
  • Level 3 in Adult Care desirable

If you are interested in this Care Assistant role, please call Liz Bird on 0118 948 5555 or email If this role isn't for you but you are interested in a career in Social Care, please get in touch as we have many opportunities available!