Care Assistant – Avon View

Location: Christchurch

Contract Type: full time, part time, relief

Salary: £9.79 to £10.19 per hour plus enhancements

Closing date 29.05.2022

Avon View is a residential home that offers accommodation to 81 clients, divided into smaller units all with a shared lounge and kitchen, and an en-suite in each room. The home is situated near the town centre of Christchurch. We work in a person-centred way providing support for people living with complex care needs.

Key responsibilities will include: 

  • Supporting clients with personal care, nutrition and hydration.
  • Complying with Health and Safety requirements in respect of moving and assisting and the use of equipment.
  • Maintaining dignity, privacy and respect for our clients.
  • The ability to work flexibly across shifts including days, evenings and alternate weekends.

The successful candidate should have:

  • The ability to follow care plans and instructions.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Empathy with the needs of the clients.
  • IT skills with the ability to maintain accurate records.
  • NVQ Level 2 in Direct Care or willingness to achieve this.
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