Care Assistant opportunities

Care Assistants are being sought to provide care in the home with leading Care Provider in the Dundee/Broughty Ferry area.
About You
You’re a compassionate, can-do person with a desire to help others. You’re good at using your initiative, working as part of team and working well under pressure. You are able to think on your feet, prioritise your own workload and keep accurate records.

To you, it’s more than just a job. It’s a role where you happily go the extra mile to make a real difference to the lives of older, less abled people. In return, you’ll get support and quality training from Avenue Care Services, a leading care in the home provider.
About the Role
Avenue Care Services was set up to help bring a contented smile to everyone we care for, and to set the standard and enhance the values of care in our communities.

Our clients are at the heart of everything we do. As part of our friendly team you’ll assist our clients with their needs. The care we provide enables people to be able to continue to live in their own homes.

You will assist our clients with all aspects of personal care, including:
  • Washing, bathing or showering
  • Assistance with dressing
  • Getting in/out of bed and general mobility
  • Continence/toileting care
  • Catheter and colostomy care
  • Personal and hygiene care including dental care and assistance with shaving
  • Optical care
  • Prompting with medication
  • Prosthesis care
  • Moving and handling using specialist equipment
  • Assistance with feeding 
You will be required to visit various service users in their homes within each shift.

The shifts patterns of care we provide are between 07:00 and 14:00 and 16:00 and 22:30, with staff being required to work one weekend on and one weekend off, based on a set two-week rota.
In return we offer a salary between £8.25 - £9.25 per hour subject to qualifications and experience.
You will also receive uniforms and a rucksack with all necessities for the job, as well as:
  • Quality training to develop your skills
  • Up to 28 days’ annual leave
  • We also pay for your PVG upfront and the recoup it from your first wage
  • Company Pension Scheme
We are keen to recruit full time staff, working 5 days out of 7, but would consider part-time opportunities for the right candidate.
Previous experience in care is not necessary, as full training will be given.
Please note normally we seek candidates that are drivers with their own transport, however on this occasion we have vacancies for non-drivers.
 
Curriculum Vitae to be sent to: jobs@avenuecareservices.co.uk