Night Care Assistant - Queensmead - Christchurch

Care South
02 Dec 2017
02 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
We're looking for a Night Care Assistant who is as passionate about giving excellent care as we are!Full or part time hoursFull training provided with excellent support and development£8.40 an hour (after probationary period)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 The main qualities you will bring to your role will be a positive outlook, a warming and caring manner, and the determination to provide excellent care for elderly vulnerable people and to create a happy environment for them. Duties will include engaging with residents, washing, dressing/undressing, toileting and bathing, as well as being aware of each individual resident's history, and their likes and dislikes. You'll join our friendly care team at Queensmead in Christchurch, well established in the local community and conveniently located opposite Christchurch Hospital. Find out what it's like to work at 'Queensmead - Home of the Year' - And for more information about Queensmead please go to: Night shift times are 9.45pm to 7.15am and this role includes covering alternate weekends and some Bank Holidays (plus pay enhancements).We offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes:Paid breaksExcellent induction programme and ongoing commitment to your training and developmentCareer opportunitiesCompany Pension and Life Assurance SchemesCare South Savers: a staff discount scheme providing access to a range of on-line and high street discountsCycle to Work Scheme and Child Care VouchersDBS check paid by us and uniform providedCare South Stars Annual Staff Awards - recognising excellence in individuals and teamsFor an informal discussion please contact Emma Cotton or Tracey Walker on 01202 485176.