Care Assistant – Home Care

Full Time Permanent

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Did you know that Response Organisation is the largest mental health charity in Oxfordshire? Do you want to give back to your local community during the national crisis? We provide full level 1 PPE, along with PCR covid 19 testing.
Care Assistant – £19,240 – £20,202 per annum – £10 – £10.50 per hour
– 25 days holiday + bank hols
– Free parking on site
– Employee Assistance Programme
– Social Events throughout the year
– Discounted shopping
– Cycle to Work Scheme
– Subsidised Gym Membership
– Training, Learning and Development
– Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme
– £500 Refer a Friend Bonus Scheme
Do you have the desire to help change lives and an interest in mental health?
Response provides a range of support to people that experience severe and enduring mental health needs, and we are recruiting Care Assistants to join our Homecare team in Oxford – the area covered is across Oxford and South and Vale. We are recruiting several roles, full time on 37 hours per week and part time where we can offer flexibility in hours that suit you. The role will be to support individuals with severe and enduring mental health needs to live their lives in a positive way and assist them to improve their physical and mental well-being and promote and encourage as much independence as possible.
Our main priority for any role within Response is to find people that can live our values every day. Experience within a care or mental health setting is desirable, qualifications are advantageous, however, we have a Learning & Development team who are happy to support you and your personal development and work to progress your career with us!
Above all, we are looking for people that share our values below and want to make a real difference to people’s lives:
Caring – Our residents are the heart and soul of all that we do, we provide person-centred care that enables residents to live a life worth living. We believe that differences should be celebrated, and each resident’s uniqueness enhances not only our community, but also the support we provide.
Safe – Honest and open relationships help to make all of our residents feel safe, and we provide a safe place for recovery for as long as a resident may require.
Creative – Continuous learning from one another is key. When working with a resident at their own pace there is/ are many ways to get creative with how they are supported.
Aspirational – Recovery is focused on what a resident can do, not what they can’t.
Main Duties:
* Working as a Care Assistant to maintain clients’ independence by encouraging them to carry out tasks that they are able to physically perform
* Assisting clients with personal care including, but not limited to, washing, dressing and incontinence care
* Meal preparation and assistance in accordance with clients’ wishes. Completing daily laundry needs as required and specified within the care plan
* Assisting and supporting clients to maintain their living space and environment, this can involve changing bedding, and assisting with cleaning
* If required, help clients to receive, take and store medication according to the Drugs Policy and record on the clients’ medical records.
Access to your own vehicle – along with a full driving license – would be great. You will need top-notch communication and organisational skills, as well as knowing your way around a computer and relevant software packages.
If this Care Assistant role sounds like the role for you then please click ‘Apply’ today! We’d love to hear from you

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