Learning disabilities care assistant

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Belfast
  • Salary: £11.00

Corela Recruitment are delighted to recruit Care assistants, on behalf of a state of the art nursing home based in Belfast.

If you are looking to enhance your practice with specific trainings such as MAPA and Safety Intervention Training, as well as excellent pay rates ( starting at £11/h ), look no further.

In order to be successful for this role you will need:

  • interest in caring, in particular learning disabilities
  • good level of English( written and spoken)
  • the right to work within the UK

Key activities of the post:

  • Build a positive and supportive rapport with residents. Putting Human Rights at the centre of all care delivery.
  • Implement individual programmes of care with support from the Management team.
  • Meet the daily care needs of residents, providing a high standard of care and support with guidance from the team. This includes personal care tasks such as washing, dressing, meal support and using the bathroom.
  • Provide care in a safe environment through participation in learning and development programmes. Examples of this are, MAPA (Managing Actual and Potential Aggression), Understanding and Implementing Positive Behaviour Support, Reflective Practice Sessions and understanding your role in Safeguarding.
  • Assist residents to take part in meaningful individualised activities and provide support for social inclusion.
  • Participate in maintaining a high quality of daily records with support from the senior care team.
  • Understanding of individual risk management plans and how to ensure these are implemented safely and with a person’s Human Rights at the centre.
  • Understand the health and safety requirements of the role from training, ensuring to report any concerns to management.
  • To perform the job in accordance with the company’s policy and procedures, Northern Ireland Social Care Council Standards and to report any concerns appropriately and in a timely manner.
  • Work closely with health professionals and people who are important to each individual resident to ensure positive care delivery for the individual.
  • Take part in the training and development activities in order to carry out the role safely and successfully.

What to expect in return:

  • above average pay rates starting at £11/h( enhanced rates for overtime and public holidays)
  • NISCC fee paid by the company
  • free meals
  • free uniform
  • specialist training ( MAPA etc)

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

To apply for this job email your details to office@corelarecruitment.com