Care Assistant

Recruiter
Care UK Residential
Location
Paddington
Posted
15 Sep 2019
Closes
15 Oct 2019
Ref
1225908229
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Forrester Court, Paddington, London

Pay from £8.21 to £8.93 (depending on experience)

Care Assistant - Days or Nights

You're a compassionate, caring, can-do person with experience supporting older people. You already have an interest in Health & Social care, now you're ambitious to progress further. You're good at using your initiative and working well under pressure. To you, it's more than just a job. It's a role where you happily go the extra mile to make a difference to the lives of older, frail people. In return, you get excellent support, quality training and fast-track career opportunities from one of the UK's leading care home providers.

Your role:

Residents are at the heart of everything we do. As part of a close-knit, friendly team, you'll assist them with their physical and emotional needs. More than just a carer, you'll be a true friend who champions their dignity and respects their independence. From day one, we'll help you progress and take on more responsibility. For example, you'll be involved in developing individual care plans and supporting new colleagues. To succeed, you'll need to be able to think on your feet, prioritise your own workload and keep accurate records. We'll give you ongoing support and quality training to build your career.

As a Care Assistant at Care UK, you can look forward to:

Competitive pay
Option to apply for Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship
Fast-track career options, e.g. into nursing or management roles
Quality training to develop your skills
Flexible hours, including a choice of day, night or weekend shifts
Bank holiday enhancements
Stakeholder pension
Childcare vouchers
Free uniform
Thousands of online and in-store discounts

About Care UK:

We run over 120 homes and day clubs across the UK. We provide residential, nursing, dementia and end-of-life care for older people. As one of the UK's leading care home providers, our goal is to help every employee fulfil his or her potential - with first-class training and support.

Where you'll work

At Forrester Court care home, we provide high quality care in a pleasant setting close to central London.

Set in a quiet area of Paddington in central London, Forrester Court is a comfortable and welcoming care home which provides residential, nursing and respite care for older people, including individuals who have Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia.

Our caring and dedicated team enjoys getting to know each resident and learning about their unique experiences, interests and memories. We use these insights to create personalised care plans that help residents to continue enjoying a life that's as active and independent as possible.

Residents come from a wide range of cultural backgrounds and we offer each person choice, dignity and fulfilling experiences every day. There is lots to get involved in from salsa dancing and bingo to craft sessions and outings to nearby attractions. You can learn more about daily life at Forrester Court here.