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Care Assistant

Job Introduction

We have an excellent opportunity for a Care Assistant to join our team at Avon View.

Avon View is a residential   home on the outskirts of Christchurch offering accommodation for 81 clients over 3 floors providing nursing, palliative, residential and dementia care.  We work in a person-centred way providing support for people living with complex care needs.  

Your key responsibilities will include: 

  • Supporting clients with personal care, nutrition and hydration.
  • Complying with Health and Safety requirements in respect of moving and assisting and the use of equipment. 
  • Maintaining dignity, privacy and respect for our clients. 
  • The ability to work flexibly across shifts including days, evenings and alternate weekends.

The successful candidate should have:

  • The ability to follow care plans and instructions.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Empathy with the needs of the clients.
  • IT skills with the ability to maintain accurate records.
  • NVQ Level 2 in Direct Care or willingness to achieve this.

36 hours per week.

 

What Tricuro offers

  • Career progression
  • Access to high quality CPD and qualifications 
  • Comprehensive high-quality induction and ongoing training
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Enhancements paid for night shifts, weekends and bank holidays
  • Generous annual leave entitlement amounting to a minimum of 26 days, rising to 29 days (pro-rata for part time) with continuous service. 
  • Bank holidays are provided as extra to your leave entitlement or paid with generous enhancements for those that are rostered to work.

The Company

Tricuro is owned by Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council and provides short and long term high quality care and support to adults, their carers and families. We have highly trained and skilled staff and offer flexibility, consistency and reliability of service which is focused on meeting the needs of people in our communities.

If you are looking for an exciting and rewarding job opportunity in a care environment, come and work for us. We can offer a career that adds value to the community and makes a difference to the lives of vulnerable people.

To apply please visit: Tricuro vacancies (current-vacancies.com)

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