Care Assistant - Dental Hygiene

£14.00 - £28.00 per hour
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Full or part time hours, permanent contracts
Leeds (CQS)

We're recruiting dedicated and compassionate Care Workers to join our Specialist Services Team, providing dental hygiene support to our client who has complex needs in the Bradford, Leeds area (BD11).

The Role

Are you a real-life Tooth Fairy? You'll be supporting an adult male with his daily teeth-brushing routine and personal care tasks. This individual has Muscular Atrophy and already has a full-time PA and family support at home. Due to various sensory and mental health/anxiety issues the tooth brushing routine has become a time-consuming task and requires someone to provide dedicated support, patience and understanding of the situation.

This role is part-time and the shifts are evening shifts as follows:

  • 2 carers every Saturday 7-9pm and 8-10pm - £28 per hour.
  • Midweek and Sunday shifts are also available at standard rate of £14 per hour.

We provide a comprehensive clinical training and induction programme, overseen by professional nurses, to ensure you have the skills and confidence to succeed in your role working as a Care Worker in the Specialist Team.

We are looking for people who have excellent people skills, are great communicators and can work effectively in a team as well as independently.

We believe that homecare is a way of improving people's lives and within your role as a Care Worker you will be responsible for helping them to continue living the life they prefer to lead within their own home environment. Previous caring experience is required.

As a valued employee, you'll have access to WeCare - our new employee benefits platform which offers shopping discounts and cashback from over 800 retailers, as well as access to our employee assistance program, Healthcare Cashplan, Eyecare Plan and a wellbeing centre to support you with your mental and physical health.

What can Care Quality Services offer me?

  • Permanent contract
  • Free uniform & PPE
  • Full clinical training and supervision are provided and overseen by our Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Fully funded qualifications and career progression opportunities
  • Employee recognition awards
  • Uncapped £500 refer a friend scheme*

Requirements:

  • Previous experience supporting someone with complex needs
  • Driver's Licence and access to a vehicle desirable
  • You will be subject to a DBS check and references
  • The Right to Work in the UK

We are equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

This role is with Care Quality Services, part of Cera.

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