Care Assistant (days/nights) - Ashwood Nursing Home
Work for us Care Assistant (Days/Nights) - Change lives, make a difference and work for Country Court Care Are you naturally kind and warm-hearted, compassionate, driven and energised by a career in care? We need friendly and caring people to join us make a difference to the lives of our residents and to help us create a caring andhomely environment. Why not work somewhere awesome. A home from home shall we say! Join our family and care for interesting, funny, unique, happy and entertaining individuals who you will build deep friendships, laugh, cry and enjoy time together with. It’s great working for Country Court Care and here’s why: Full mandatory training provided to ensure your existing skills are refreshed and up to date Competitive rates of pay with bank holiday enhancements Opportunity to increase pay rate through training and development Join us and refer your friends to work for us. Earn £s per referral through our employee referral scheme. Join us and refer residents to live with us. Earn £s per referral through our resident referral scheme. Paid holiday of 28 days pro rata including bank holidays Work-life balance with excellent shift patterns Local work Free induction and ongoing training held locally to you First uniform free Free parking Career progression Staff discountsincluding over 200 in store and online discounts % discount off your own personal O2 refresh airtime plan Pension scheme available Recognition schemes and annual VIP Awards. There is no limit to how far you can go – many of our Care Assistants take advantage of our career development opportunities and move into Senior Care, Management or even Nursing roles. What you’ll be doing Join our business at a time of exponential growth, be a Care Assistant (Days/Nights). You will be responsible for our resident’s emotional, well-being and social needs. The personal support you will provide to every one of our residents, as a Care Assistant, is deeply challenging but also extremely rewarding. Helping individuals who sometimes are unable to fully support themselves. You will assist residents to positively influence their lives and optimise their independence. You will get to know them and their every personal need ensuring that their care plans are person-centred and delivered. Their close and extended families will be important to them and getting to know and building lasting relationships with them will be as important to you. You will care for the environment that our residents reside within and contribute to making their overall home experience as pleasant and comfortable as possible. You will need to be able to attend to our residents needs and assist movement around the home, serving meals and beverages, supporting them during meal times and also through, washing, maintenance of personal hygiene and dressing. You will also assist, under supervision, senior staff with the administration of medication. If you are an appointed ‘person in charge’, you may take full responsibility for administration of medication (Residential Home Only). In the time available between attending to residents, you may be required to undertake domestic duties primarily on the floorof; laundry/ironing, food preparation, table laying or cleaning/hovering floors as directed. Helping to maintain accurate records, undertaking ongoing training and getting involved in welcoming and training new staff, you will be an integral part of our team and the home. Generally promoting our residents’ independence, choice, dignity and respect by delivering the very best standards of care. About you Ideally, some experience in a care environment and an NVQ in Care or working toward, although this is not as essential as your genuine desire to develop a career in this field. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and in writing, and the ability to work well as part of a dedicated team. A naturally kind and warm-hearted, respectful, courteous and compassionate individual driven and energised by caring for others. You should be able to demonstrate initiative, ability to create and build relationships with residents, colleagues and residents families. Be adaptive and flexible to cover a range of responsibilities at short notice. You must have the Right to Work in the UK. We accept applications from experienced Carers as well as individuals who want to work in care for the first time. About us Country Court Care is a family run business. Since 1983 the family have been running award winning care services, which consistently exceed industry standards. Our philosophy is ‘our residents and their families are at the heart of everything we do’. We are a nationally based care group operating services for elderly people in a range of specialist areas, such as nursing, dementia and residential care. Currently operating 28 care homes with ambitious growth plans with plans in place to acquire further homes by the end of 2018. The group cares for over 1,000 elderly people across the UK as well as employing over 1,200 people. Passionate about making lives better, every decision we make is because we care. It’s why we inspire and support our carers to put our residents’ wellbeing at the heart of everything they do. If you have the unique qualities required for this exciting role and want to work with an organisation that provides the type of care you’d expect for your loved ones. Apply now! Equal opportunities Country Court Care is committed to an environment which will attract, develop and retain its people. CCC aims to ensure that every applicant, or employee is assessed for employment, promotion and development solely on the basis of personal merit and qualifications, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.