Care Assistants - Nights

Recruiter
Canford Healthcare
Location
Gravesend, Kent
Salary
£7.60 - £7.87/hour + Benefits
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Care Assistant

Mayflower Care Home have vacancies for Care Assistants working nights.

Purpose of Role:

As a Care Assistant you will show warmth and support to the residents, helping to promote independence and dignity and positively enhance the lives of the individuals in your care. If you have knowledge and experience of caring for elderly people, come from a caring background and have a genuine love and understanding of older people then this job could be for you.

Key Duties:

* Provide a high level of care to our residents ensuring their wellbeing
* Provide personal care, maintaining a high level of hygiene
* Accurately recording observations in accordance with the resident’s conditions, informing the Senior Nurse on duty of any changes and responding accordingly
* Supporting our residents to maintain their independence
* Identifying and assisting with residents’ needs
* Serving meals
* Assisting our residents as necessary

Requirements:

* Ideally you will have some experience in the Healthcare sector although we will provide you with all the training you need to be successful in the role.
* Qualified to NVQ Level 2 or 3 is desired but not essential.
* Able to work independently and as part of a team
* Have the flexibility and willingness to work shifts, including weekends
* Caring personality
* Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in written form

In return, we will offer you:

* Competitive Salary
* Full Induction Training
* Discounts at Major High Street Retailers
* Industry Recognised Training (including NVQ Levels 2 & 3)
* Progression Opportunities
* Free Uniform
* Free Food available, including Hot Meals, Fruit and filtered water
* Comfortable Staff Rooms
* Guaranteed Hours

Mayflower Care Home's philosophy is to create a secure, relaxed, happy and homely atmosphere for the residents to live in and for the staff to work in. We specialise in providing quality nursing and residential care for the elderly.

Mayflower Care Home is part of the Canford Healthcare group of homes.

If you would like to join our successful team, please select "apply now" and forward us your CV