Part time Care Assistant

Location: Horbury, Wakefield
Salary: £10.00 -
Job Type: temporary
Closing Date: January 5, 2022

** Based in Horbury, Wakefield WF4 ** Must not be currently working in another care home due to current Covid restrictions and must be double vaccinated**

We are currently supporting a public sector organisation who urgently need to increase their Care Assistant manpower in their residential homes. Initially a temporary, 30 hour per week contract your position but may become permanent.

All of the workplaces will be on site, no community or home care is required.

  • To work within the residential care unit providing support for the users
  • Assist residents in the home to maintain their independence and assist as and when required
  • Be-able to offer personal support to residents that need this – i.e; washing, bathing, dressing etc
  • Offer friendly and supportive conversation at this very challenging time
  • Liaise and up-date management with residents needs and support

Good knowledge of health & safety within this environment


  • NVQ 2 in social care – or the willingness to undertake and work towards it.
  • First Aid knowledge is an advantage.
  • Possess Safe Moving & Handling Techniques.
  • Experience of looking after residents with dementia.


  • Experience of working within a care home or residential home.
  • Experience of caring and supporting older clients.
  • Be-able to assist moving them safely and correctly.
  • Must be-able to read and understand basic care plans
  • Work as a team and have good communication skills.


To even be considered for this role you must meet the below criteria

  • Evidence and entitlement to work in the UK.
  • 2 satisfactory references.
  • Confirmation you are fit to work.
  • Ideally possess the relevant Enhanced DBS or must be prepared to undertake one.
  • Be double vaccinated against Covid 19

This role is linked to public services so offers security and long-term opportunities.

Please apply with your CV – where a member of the team will be in-touch to discuss in more depth.

Salary: £10.00ph plus enhanced rates for night shifts/weekends and bank holidays

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