Care Assistant

ASA Recruitment is a leading supplier of health care workers across the public and private sector who are urgently recruiting for experienced Care Assistants to work on temporary assignments in care homes in Greenock and other surrounding areas.

All candidates will be required to undertake all duties involved in the care . The main duties will involve assisting with personal care, assisting residents with mobility and working as part of a team to ensure service users enjoy a high quality of care. In addition we will offer additional training which will allow you to work with medication. A positive and caring attitude and commitment to supporting residents is essential.

You must have a minimum of six months previous experience working in a residential or nursing home environment for care of the elderly in the last year. You will be asked to register and fund applications to join the PVG scheme (£59) or update existing records (£18). You will also be asked to provide two reference contacts one of which supports your care experience.

In return, we offer competitive rates of pay, starting from £9.47 (or £8.45 and holiday pay) to £19.06 (or £17 and holiday pay) per hour. ASA provide free training for all of our staff, travel expenses for majority of shifts and regular work available.

We are looking for candidates who are available to work various shift patterns covering days, nights and weekends. Please note a driver is preferred, however not essential.

Our clients rely on ASA to provide staff to ensure service users gain the support they deserve, therefore we need dedicate staff to reflect this. We are able to offer full time and part time opportunities. Work is immediately available with us aiming to have you working within two weeks. If you wish to be considered for this vacancy, please use the option to apply below.

ASA Recruitment is one of Scotland's largest independent multi-sector recruitment agencies. We specialise in providing effective tailored solutions for permanent, contract and temporary employment requirements for our Clients and Candidates. We are members of the REC and are ISO certified.

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