Night Care Assistant

Recruiter
Heritage Care
Location
Suffolk
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Heritage Care has a fantastic opportunity for a Night Care Assistant to join the team at Peppercorn House in Ipswich. Joining us on a part time permanent basis, you will receive a competitive salary of £7.60 rising to £7.70 after probation. Heritage Care is a charitable organisation that provides a range of flexible individualised care and support services for people with learning disabilities, mental health support needs and older people. We look to recruit people who both embody and share our values: People that always behave with integrity and that seek to inspire everyone they come in contact with. People that respect diversity and value inclusiveness. People that constantly innovate to meet the needs of those we serve and impact lives in a positive way. We currently have opportunities for a Night Care Assistant to join our team, working a shift-work pattern on a regular basis. You will cover various night shifts (10pm - 7.30am), including some weekends, to suit the needs of the service. You will deliver care and support to our elderly tenants, providing real choice and enabling them to live as independently as possible. Prior experience in a similar role is desirable. Experience in Night Care Assistant is preferred A Diploma in Health & Social Care Level 2 or related qualification would be helpful. There will be opportunity to work more nights in the future. Peppercorn House is purpose-built with 23 flats, specifically designed for older people to live their own lives, whilst receiving all the extra care and support they need We are recruiting a Night Care Assistants to work approximately 16 hours per week night shifts, plus holiday cover. The benefits we will offer our Night Care Assistant include: - 28 days holiday including bank holidays - Pension scheme - Child Care Vouchers - Bike to work scheme - Discount scheme with a wide range of retailers - Refer a friend scheme - Interest free season ticket loan for travel We also offer an excellent career progression, extensive training and support will be provided. We offer QCF training (recognised by the City & Guilds) which can lead to formal nationally recognised care qualifications. Salary: £7.60 rising to £7.70 after probation period. Hours of work: Various night shifts (10pm - 7.30am), including some weekends, to suit the needs of the service. All successful candidates are subject to full pre-employment checks including an enhanced disclosure from Disclosure and Barring Service. If you feel you have the skills and knowledge to become our Night Care Assistant, please apply now. We’d love to hear from you.