Care Assistants Days

Care Assistants Days

Salary: Salary depending on experience

Location: Buntingford

Close Date: 31st July 2024

Published: 8th April 2024

SHIFT: 8AM - 8PM 42 HOURS PER WEEK 

We are currently recruiting for Care Assistants (days) to professionally and thoughtfully deliver care during any span of duty, ensuring that a safe, effective and efficient care service is maintained which meets the needs of our residents. To provide care to residents in accordance with their individually assessed needs to a high standard.

You must have the following qualifications

  • Care Certificate
  • NVQ is preferred but not essential

We are looking for someone with the following experience

  • Experience of working with older people
  • Knowledge and use assessment tools
  • Understand care planning processes
  • Use of Electronic Care Planning

We are looking for someone with the following technical skills

  • IT Literate
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to contribute to, monitor and implement changes that improvement service delivery and outcomes for residents

The ideal candidate will have these personal qualities

  • Ability to be flexible with regard to working hours
  • Builds effective and credible relationships both internally and externally
  • Works collaboratively with others sharing ideas and information at all times
  • Effectively builds trust with a consistent approach between actions and words
  • Has the ability to raise standards through innovation and new ideas
  • Will take responsibility for issues and resolve them
  • Able to cope in difficult situations with tact and diplomacy
  • Ability to build rapport and positively influence others
  • Ability to inspire professionalism

At Halcyon Care Homes, we are focused on making our care homes not just luxury places for our residents to live, but also wonderful places for our team members to work. Because we believe that our residents deserve the very best care we can offer, we are committed to finding exceptional, caring individuals who want to join our team. 

We will ensure that every team member is offered the opportunity to develop their skills and to progress if desired. We believe that caring, compassionate people can find a rewarding career in helping others and it is our duty to help and encourage them to do so. 

As a Care Assistant, you will be required to provide the best possible care and support (physically and emotionally) to our residents on a day to day basis. Your responsibilities will include personal care, getting ready for the day ahead, assisting with meals (food and nutrition) and providing day to day social interaction which is just as important as our resident’s physical wellbeing. 

Being a Care Assistant is a busy role where our resident’s needs will be your top priority. You will be supported by a senior in charge on every shift as well as a hands on management team who are in the home each day. You will ensure all resident activity is recorded effectively (training will be provided) and any concerns are highlighted where required. 

You will quickly become part of the care home family and let’s be honest, our team members are what makes our home a great place to live and work! 

We are looking for individuals who have a passion for care (first and foremost) and those who are keen to be the best in the sector. You will work as part of a dynamic care team, ensuring the home adheres to the necessary requirements and procedures at all times. 

Your hours of work will be 08.00 – 20.00 and you will be expected to work on a permanent rolling rota of three shifts on, three shifts off. This will equate to an average of 42 hours per week. 

We will offer: 

  • A permanent contract of employment
  • A competitive rate of pay
  • We will support you to complete a care related qualification (if desired)
  • Fully funded enhanced DBS check
  • A job with purpose and satisfaction
  • Paid Breaks
  • Refer a friend bonus scheme
  • NEST Pension

This is a varied and rewarding role that will no doubt provide you with a feeling of job satisfaction. If you would like further details or would like to apply for this position, please contact us today, this could be the job for you!

Salary depending on experience & location
ALL WORK IS SUBJECT TO WEEKLY SHIFT PATTERNS
This job description is subject to regular review and appropriate modification.

Care Assistants Days

Job Details

  • Salary: £25k - £35k
  • Location: Buntingford
  • Category: Care Homes
  • Close Date: 31st July 2024
  • Published: 8th April 2024