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 Summerhill Residential Home could be the right choice for you.
What will you be doing?
As a 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 is as varied as it is rewarding. As a Care Assistant, you will help our residents enjoy each day by making sure they get the quality care they deserve. You will 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 enrol 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 Summerhill Residential Home in West Moors, Dorset.
Reporting to the Registered Manager, you will join a supportive team that is committed to empowering recovery and encouraging independence within a residential care environment.
The following shifts are available:
Morning Shifts: 07:45 – 14:00
Afternoon Shifts: 13:45 – 18:00/ 13:45 – 22:00
Long Day Shifts: 07:45 – 18:00
Evening Shifts: 17:45 - 22:00
Night Shift: 21:45 – 08:00
What you will get
•Competitive rates of pay
• 5.6 weeks annual leave
• Career development and training
• Paid Induction
• Health Assure Employee Program
The rates of pay are:
Day Shifts (Monday - Friday) - £9.10 per hour
Day Shifts (Saturday - Sunday) - £9.45 per hour
Night Shifts (Monday - Thursday) - £9.40 per hour
Night Shifts (Friday, Saturday & Sunday) - £10.35 per hour
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.Apply now