Bank Care Assistant - Care South - Bournemouth
We have some great opportunities for Care Assistants to join our staff bank. Working at one or more of our 16 elderly care homes on an as-and-when required basis, you will cover various shifts and assist our care teams in ensuring that kind person centred personal care is given at all times to our elderly residents. Pay: £8 to £8.50 an hour (depending location) We have residential care homes across the south in:BournemouthChristchurchDorchesterFerndownGillingham (Dorset)Hatch Beauchamp (near Taunton)Bideford and Barnstaple (North Devon)PooleRingwoodStorrington (West Sussex)WeymouthTo see all our homes in more detail please visit: http://www.care-south.co.uk/care-south-homes Our homes vary in size and style but all have a great team of dedicated care staff in place who you will work with to provide our residents with a great service. This post offers the flexibility of working for an agency together with the team working and security of working for an established charity. 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. About you:- You will have had some previous experience in a care setting. In addition the main qualities you will bring to this role will be a positive outlook, a warming and caring persona, and the determination to provide excellent care for elderly vulnerable people. A friendly manner, a can-do attitude, and good communication skills are also essential. In return we offer:- Excellent induction programme and ongoing commitment to your training and developmentThe opportunity to obtain qualificationsCare 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 about this role please contact Danny Edwards, Recruitment Advisor, on 01202 712 400, or email danny.edwards@ care-south.co.uk.