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Care Assistant
  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/41396/9274
  • Published: Fri 12/03/2021, 12:17 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 12/04/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 35.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £9.41 per hour
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Lingfield

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Care Assistant

In this role, your day to day duties will involve administering medication, excellent communication with residents and helping both them and their families when it comes to supportive living conversations – on other days you may even find yourself on a group day out to the seaside!

You will be responsible for attending to the personal, practical, social and emotional care needs of residents and Day Care service users with a view to creating a supportive and homely atmosphere in which residents and service users can achieve their maximum independence, stimulation and choice. You will promote residents' rights and choices and undertake any duties as directed by the Home Manager, notifying the Duty Officer of any significant change in the residents or clients.

You will undertake continual appropriate, accurate and legible record keeping, including completion of daily notes and care plans, and undertake all duties in accordance with departmental policy, procedures and practice, including health and safety at work.

You will develop the appropriate skills and knowledge of care by attendance and participation in supervision, monitoring meetings and training courses.

You will participate in social activities at the home, ensure that laundry requirements are met and carry out kitchen and domestic duties as directed.

The role may involve participating in lifting and handling in relation to service users.

For an informal discussion contact Monika Raputa-Faryna on 01483404938 or by e-mail at We look forward to receiving your application.

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Interviews dates to be confirmed.

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

An enhanced DBS 'Disclosure and Barring Service' check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children's and Adults' Barred List checks will be required for this role.