What will you be doing? Caring for people is hard work but an extremely rewarding career choice. You will be taking responsibility for the physical, emotional, well-being and social needs of our elderly residents. Going that extra mile to enrich the lives of our residents is a prerequisite in order to provide them with the best in care, dignity and support.. A typical day would be assisting residents with personal care such as washing, personal hygiene, dressing and helping with meals. Being able to promote all our residents’ independence, dignity and choice is an extremely important to us at Akari Care and this will come naturally to you. Maintaining accurate care records is very important and you will have an eye for detail to enable if any problems arise you are well equipped and ready to deal with this. About you! You don’t have to be an experienced carer to apply but a caring nature must come natural to you. Although it can be beneficial, we are looking at you as a person, what makes you tick, what do you like to do out of work and what you want to get out of a role. If you want to develop and you show the right attributes to be a carer we would love to have you on board! You will need excellent communication skills and the ability to work well as part of a team and using your own initiative. You must be respectful and compassionate and be happy to undertake any aspects of the care (or non-care) role. In addition, you must be willing to work towards a Level 2 in Care and have a positive ‘can do’ attitude in all areas of life which shines through by being welcoming and friendly to everyone residing and visiting the home. Being empathetic, sensitive and attentive comes naturally to you! What we will offer you in return! A Welcome Bonus of £250 if started before 30th June 2018 A competitive starting salary with the opportunity to increase this through training and development We cover the cost of your DBS check (£44) Uniform provided Free meal for every 12 hours shifts you work 28 days annual leave, based on full time (Bank Holidays included) Recognition schemes (Akari Star Award) We are always searching for passionate and experienced people who are prepared to continuously grow, develop, and learn. There are also career progression opportunities at all levels which could see you progress to senior roles, deputy manager, home manager and roles at Head Office. If you care, like we care, join us at Akari Care.