Care Assistant / Carer - St Martins Grange (Dorset) - Gillingham
We are now looking for Care Assistants to join us at our lovely care home in Gillingham (Dorset)Brilliant training and the chance for future career progressionFull or part time hours£8.25 per hour (after probationary period)You will be part of our friendly 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 care. Please note this role involves covering early (8am to 2pm) and late shifts (2pm to 8pm), alternate weekends and some Bank Holidays (plus pay enhancements). About St Martins Grange St Martins Grange in Gillingham (Dorset) offers a supportive environment in which to develop or start your care career. For more details about St Martins Grange please go to http://www.care-south.co.uk/homes/st-martins-grange/ Please note that this role is located in Gillingham in Dorset and not the 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. About you 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.We offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes:Excellent 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 a friendly chat about this role please contact Jacqui Lloyd on 01747 834020.