Care Assistant – Wallisdown Plus

Location: Bournemouth

Contract Type: full time

Salary: £9.79 to £10.19 per hour

Closing date 12.06.2022

Job Purpose

To assist with all aspects of personal care and support for people with profound and complex learning disabilities. To work within agreed principles and guidelines, with limited supervision from the line manager, providing a high level of personal care and support to clients, in line with our vision of improving lives and building independence.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • To support clients during mealtimes and with personal care needs whilst maintaining privacy, dignity and respect.
  • Assist clients to be independent, to make choices and to communicate effectively through a total communication approach.
  • Working with Support Workers to prepare and deliver, varied and meaningful activities both inside the centre and out in the community.
  • Participate in the maintenance of essential record keeping, through brief written recording on individual client records.
  • Undertake record keeping on computer as required and complete training online.
  • Undertake domestic tasks to include cleaning, laundry and general housekeeping.
  • Comply with Health and Safety requirements in respect of manual handling and transfer hoisting and the use of protective equipment to aid infection control.
  • Carry out escorting duties on transport.
  • Act as a keyworker as and when required.

The successful candidate should have:

  • 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 is desirable.


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