Care Assistant - Wessex House

Employer
Somerset Care
Location
Somerset, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
2 Oct 2020

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Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
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Care Assistant (Days & Nights)

Location: Somerton, Somerset

Salary: £9.72 - £10.60 per hour *

Please note the there is £ 1 location premium included, Wessex House reserves the right to withdraw the premium at any time.

At Somerset Care, our values and culture is what makes us different. It is the culmination of all the things we do that makes us a very special company to work for. We really value our employees, actively support career development and progression and can offer you so much more than a job.

Do you love making people happy? Are you passionate about helping and caring for others. Somerset Care is hiring passionate Care Assistants to join our fantastic team at Wessex House

Wessex House is a comfortable home located in the ancient and picturesque town of Somerton, in the heart of Somerset. The home is located near to shops, and local amenities. Having moved to Behind Berry from its previous location on Pesters Lane, Wessex House has been rebuilt as a modern nursing home, designed with residents' wellbeing in mind.

We can offer Day positions, working Full time (all include alternate weekends)

Days start at 7.45 am through to 8 pm, working shifts between 7.45 am - 2.00 pm or 1.45 pm-8.00 pm. Contracted hours are typically around 36 hours per week

Nights start at 7.45 pm through to 8 am

About the role:

You'll be joining a dedicated team of health care professionals committed to supporting with personal care, daily living routines and companionship in a way that shows our customers respect and kindness, just as they deserve. No two days are the same but each day you'll be rewarded by knowing you have made a difference to those who need it most.

Our friendly team work together to ensure every customer in our care gets the support they need in the least intrusive way, putting their comfort, happiness and safety first.

About you

You don't need experience to do this role we can give you all the training you need right from day one and as soon as you achieve your care certificate we'll support you further to go on to achieve your Level 2/3 qualifications. What you need most of all is a desire to help, a passion for making a difference and to enjoy making someone's day that little bit easier.

Being a Carer isn't a job, it's naturally who you are. Your instinct to care, offer compassion and show kindness is inherent within you. You will love caring for vulnerable people, enjoy the variety everyday brings and appreciate the priceless impact your assistance has on those you help.

To join us you'll need:

A warm hearted, friendly manner, with lots of patience and a natural desire to help
A 'can do' attitude, with plenty of resilience and a communication style that is engaging
To be a real 'people person', able to build lasting relationships and work well in a team
To be confident with technology to manage customer care records and your work schedules

What you'll get from us:

At Somerset Care, our values and culture is what makes us different. It is the culmination of all the things we do that makes us a very special company to work for. We really value our employees, actively support career development and progression and can offer you so much more than a job.

Guaranteed contracted hours
Enhanced pay for weekends and nights (plus 60p per hour) and Bank Holidays (Time and a half or Double Time)
Access to your earning's before payday via Wagestream
Free DBS check and Company Pension
Annual Holiday which increases with length of service
Full company induction and training to get you started and confident in the role
Ongoing training and support thereafter to gain qualifications and opportunities for career progression
Discounts of up to 20% across hundreds of retailers and online via MyCaringRewards

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If you are ready to start making a real difference to people's lives we would love to receive your application. Select 'Apply' to submit your application now or to find out more please get in touch with us on .
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