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Care Assistant

Location Londonderry
Job type Temporary
Salary £10.42 - £11.11 per hour + unsocial Rates Apply
Published about 1 month ago
Start date TBC-Pending Checks
Contact email Natalie McCloskey
Job ref DPS:CA:1613_1692784995

Job description

Job Title: Care Assistant- Derry/Londonderry Based

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


  • Minimum of 6 months experience care in a formal setting
  • Be registered or eligible for registration with NISCC.
  • NI Residents only

In Return:

  • Rates of pay vary depending on hours worked.

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