Care Assistant

Lowry Recruitment Ltd
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
10 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Care Assistant – £8.77/hr – Bury St Edmunds – Permanent Days or Nights

You will be working for a charitable organisation who put the needs of the 42 residents and its staff first, this home is rated at Good by the CQC (2016), whose person-centred approach to care relies on the dedication and passion of our employees, who we expect to go the extra mile to improve the home experience and generate a relaxed and informal community within our homes.

As well as being rated GOOD by the CQC, The Home has received a top five-star RDB rating (a Residential and Domiciliary Benchmarking award).

We have the following contracts available –

• 2 x Care assistant - DAYS 39 hrs - £8.77 per hour (Full Time)
• 2 x Care assistant - NIGHTS 33 hrs - £8.77 per hour (3 shifts a week, typically 8pm-8am. which involves every other weekend being worked)

(For full time hours on days you will be working on a two week rota, 39 hours a week, which involves every other weekend being worked. Day Shifts are typically 8am-8pm.)

Key Responsibilities
• To provide the highest level of personal care and attention to residents, following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive.
• To act as a key worker for a named group of residents, ensuring that these responsibilities are carried out in full (as defined in the training manual).
• To ensure that the Care Home values of trust, respect and care are always maintained and that each team member treats residents in the way that they would expect to be treated themselves.

Person specification
• One Year minimum experience of working in a social care environment
• Ideally have a NVQ2 in Health and Social Care, QCF or equivalent.
• Supervisory/leadership skills, and a willingness to develop new skills

• £8.77 per hour
• Permanent Contract
• Excellent public transport links and central location.

This is a fantastic opportunity, please apply online in the first instance. Please note due to the expected high level of applications, if you do not hear back within 5 working days your application has been unsuccessful