We are Whiteley Homes Trust, and we’re recruiting for Care Assistants within our Nursing and Residential Care Teams. As a Care Assistant you will have a variety of day to day duties however no two days will ever be the same, looking after people who need your help will be an extremely rewarding role. You will be working alongside a team of care professionals, providing an exceptional level of care to our residents and their families and we couldn’t do this without an amazing team.
As a Care Assistant you will :
· Provide person centred care for our residents in line with the 6 Cs of care practice, Compassion, Caring, Commitment, Competence, Communication and Courage
· Enable and empower residents to lead as full and active life as possible
· Observe and assess the changing needs’ of residents and share this information with the care team
· Help with daily personal duties, feeding, washing and generally looking after people.
There are set shifts which are dependent on the care area you’ll be working in, however, you can expect to work on a 2 week rotating shift pattern, with the earliest start being 7:30am and the latest finish being 8pm, typically working every other weekend.
What you’ll get from us:
Development Opportunities, in January 2021 we were again awarded our Investors In People Silver Status which we are incredibly proud of as it recognises our commitment to our biggest asset – our people. We strongly believe in developing our staff and offer a wide variety of training to enhance skill sets and progress people in their careers.
25 days annual leave + 8 bank holidays + 1 trust day
Free parking on site
Free or discounted use of our onsite facilities : Clubhouse, Café, Sports Facilities
Paid for Enhanced DBS
Why work for Whiteley:
We are a charity running a unique community for older people, set in Whiteley Village, 225 acres of beautiful grounds in Walton on Thames Surrey. Established over 100 years ago, with the belief everyone has the right to live well, in a good home as they age, regardless of their financial means, this belief is still at the very heart of Whiteley today.
We are a special place to live and work, we deliver an exceptional service to our residents and their families and we couldn’t do this without an amazing team. We are incredibly proud to have been again awarded Investors in People Silver Status particularly in such difficult times, this as a testament to our talented and motivated team.
We are an equal opportunities employer, committed to promoting diversity in the workplace.
What we’re looking for:
Passionate and caring people, if you have previous experience in a Care Assistant position that would be great, if not, we have a fantastic training programme. For more experienced Care Assistants a Care Certificate, NVQ Level 2, NVQ Level 3 in Adult and Social or Level 2 or 3 Diploma in Adult Care would be beneficial.
Salary is dependent on previous experience in a Care Assistant role and qualifications achieved so far, and ranges from £9:25 per hour to £10.75 per hour.
Ideally people who drive or who can get to use easily. We will also require you to be fully vaccinated for Covid 19 by the 11th November 2021. All employees will also be required to be DBS checked.
Apply now and we’ll be in touch soon.
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