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Care Assistant

Location Londonderry
Job type Temporary
Salary Up to £11.11 per hour + Unsocial Rates apply
Published 4 months ago
Contact email Natalie McCloskey
Job ref DPS:CA:1229_1685533344

Job description

Job Title: Care Assistant

Location: Derry/Londonderry

The Client: HSCNI

The Role:

To work with other members of staff to meet the complex care needs of individual residents through person centred care, in a way that respects the dignity of the individual and promotes independence. To provide a quality of service which ensures the physical, psychological, social, emotional and spiritual needs of individuals are being met.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To provide safe, effective care with compassion.
  • To provide care that is resident focused whilst ensuring that residents' dignity and privacy are maintained at all times.
  • To work to recognised standards, including RQIA and Apex Policies and Procedures.
  • To provide, where appropriate, personal assistance to residents such as bathing, washing, toileting, dressing, feeding etc. whilst ensuring the privacy, dignity and rights of residents are maintained
  • To observe and report to Nurse Manager / Staff Nurse changes in residents' health, wellbeing and behaviours.
  • To report to the Nurse Manager / Staff Nurse untoward incidents, e.g. falls, accidents, unexplained injuries,
  • To report any concerns re possible abuse of service users immediately to the nurse in charge.
  • To report to the Nurse Manager / Nurse in Charge any complaints, compliments (written or verbal) and maintain a record of same.

Hours of work: Flexible working hours


Level 1 Registered Nurse on live NMC register (General Adult/Mental Health/Learning Disability branch


NVQ Level IV in Social Care and minimum of 2 years' experience caring for older people in a formal setting and be registered or eligible for registration with NISCC.

In Return:

  • Rates of pay vary depending on hours worked.

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