Care Assistant (Morning Shifts) - St Martins Grange (Dorset) - Gillingham

Care South
02 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We have some brilliant opportunities for Care Assistants covering morning shifts at our lovely care home in Gillingham (Dorset) - St Martins Grange Excellent training and the chance for future career progression Full or part time hours - 9am to 1pm shifts £8.25 per hour (after probationary period) You will be part of our care team who provide individual care to the elderly residents who live at St Martins Grange. Duties for this rewarding role include engaging with residents, being aware of each individual resident's history and likes and dislikes, washing, dressing, toileting, bathing and carrying out personal appearance tasks (attention to nails, hair, clothes, teeth, hearing aids and spectacles). This role involves covering alternate weekends and some Bank Holidays (plus pay enhancements). About St Martins Grange St Martins Grange in Gillingham (Dorset) is a modern care home and offers a supportive place in which to develop or start your care career. For more details about St Martins Grange please go to Please note - ths role is located in Gillingham in Dorset and NOT Gillingham in Kent About Care South As a not-for-profit charity our focus isn't on targets or sales - it's on supporting people who need help to get the best out of life by offering high quality, compassionate care. We know that it's the care that counts - not only of our care home residents and home care customers but also of our employees. We employ over 1,500 people across our 20 residential and home care locations across the south of England and our HEART values of Honesty, Excellence, Approach, Respect and Teamwork are fundamental to how we treat each other, the way we work, and the care that we provide every day. What we're looking for:- We are looking for those with experience in a care role and those with none. The main qualities you will bring are a determination to provide excellent care for elderly vulnerable people and the desire to create a happy environment for them. We provide training opportunities so you can gain a Diploma in Health & Social Care. In return we offer:-Excellent induction programme and ongoing commitment to your training and developmentPension SchemeLife AssuranceCare South Savers: a staff discount scheme providing access to a range of on-line and high street discountsCycle to Work schemeChild Care VouchersDBS check paid by usUniform providedCare South Stars Annual Awards - recognising excellence in individuals and teamsFor an informal discussion please contact Jacqui Lloyd on 01747 834020.