Care Assistants support people with all aspects of their daily life, including social and physical activities, personal care, mobility and meal times. Supporting people with social and physical activitiesBooking and accompanying people to appointmentsHelping with personal care such as showering and dressingAssisting people with eating and drinkingMonitoring individuals' conditions by taking their temperature, pulse, respiration and weight, and possibly helping with medication
Care Assistants can work in care homes, residential homes, people's own homes or the community.
No previous experience required.
Employers who offer you work will give you the necessary training you need to get you started in your role.
Being able to drive is important as you may to be traveling between homes.
Duties may include: