Care Assistant (Night shifts)

Salary: from £9.40 p/h to £10.35

Contract Type: Full Time / Part Time, Permanent

Location: Mile Oak Rest Home, Wimborne

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If you care for others without a second thought and are looking for a rewarding career where you can make a difference and change lives for the better, then a Care Assistant role working at one of our Crosscrown Care Homes could be the right choice for you.

What will you be doing?

As Care Assistant you will be working as part of a dedicated team of staff who have our resident’s emotional and physical wellbeing at the core of all they do. You will show warmth, and empathy to our residents and their families; helping to promote their independence and dignity.

Every day will be different, so you can expect to undertake work that’s as varied as it is rewarding. As a Care Assistant, you’ll help our residents enjoy each day by making sure they get the quality care they deserve. You’ll assist with their daily living, encouraging their participation in meaningful activities as well as providing support and companionship.

What experience do you need?

Due to our strong training team, you do not need to have previous care experience. All we ask for is someone who is compassionate, has a can-do approach and excellent communication skills. Above all, you’ll be passionate about ensuring our residents have received the best care possible.

There are career development opportunities, with a range of courses that will see you grow and succeed, including the opportunity to enroll on an Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care. If you have the aspiration, capability and dedication, we can give you the support and opportunities to help you achieve your goals.

Where you will be working

You will be working at one of our Crosscrown Care Homes in Dorset area.

Reporting to the Registered Manager, you will join a supportive team that is committed to empowering recovery and encouraging independence within a residential or nursing environment.

The shift patterns include working nights, including weekends. Hours of work 20:30-7:30.

What you will get

•Competitive rates of pay
• 5.6 weeks annual leave
• Free meals and parking
• Career development and training
• Pension contribution
• Paid Induction
• Health Assure Employee Program
• Flexible working opportunities

The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021 state that workers, except those who are medically exempt, will have to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 by 11 November 2021 to be able to work in care homes.

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