Night Care Assistant

Recruiter
Heritage Care
Location
Buckinghamshire
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
11 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Heritage Care has fantastic opportunities for Night Care Assistants to join the team at The Croft located in Amersham. Joining us on a part time permanent basis, you will receive a competitive salary of £7.70 rising to £8.00 after probation plus 10% night enhancement. 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 have opportunities for Night Care Assistants to join our home. You will work as part of a team providing physical, emotional,spiritual and social support to service users within the scheme to encourage them to achieve maximum independence where possible. To ensure that the highest standard of care is maintained in accordance with Heritage Care’s policies and procedures and CQC Fundamental Standards. You will need to be a great team player and be able to build positive relationships with our service users, their families and our staff. You will need to demonstrate an understanding of the needs of older people living within the scheme and how to support them to lead valued lives in the community. Good literacy, numerical and verbal skills are a must. It’s also very important that you are organised, patient and of a caring nature. The Croft is a modern, purpose built registered care home for 60 people. The home is split into four small communities, each with its own staff team. Each community has a comfortable and spacious living room where people can meet or watch the large flat screen TV. Residents can join in with a range of organised activities including coffee mornings, quizzes, discussions and cinema days. All of this takes place within a happy ‘family’ atmosphere supported by the dedicated Activity Organiser. The benefits we offer our Night Care Assistants 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 and extensive training and support will be provided to the ideal Night Care Assistants. We offer QCF training (recognised by the City & Guilds) which can lead to formal nationally recognised care qualifications. Salary: £7.70 rising to £8.00 after probation plus 10% night enhancement. Hours of work: 10, 20 or 30 per week, including alternative weekends on rolling rota basis. 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 one of our Night Care Assistants, please apply now. We’d love to hear from you.