Care Assistant - up to £10.20 per hour

Sunrise Senior Living Limited & Gracewell Healthcare
£15,000 - £19,999
15 Oct 2019
19 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Here at Gracewell of Bookham we are continually growing our Care team following phased opening last year - everything is still brand new and we fully believe in looking after you, so that you can care for our residents (leading pay, benefits & development for example NVQ and much more)...

About the Role
As Care Assistant within Gracewell you will be working as part of a focused, and skilled team of fully supported staff who have our residents wellbeing at the core of all they do. The Care Assistant is responsible for providing the highest standards of person centred care to our resident's whilst maintaining dignity, respect and wellbeing. You will contribute to reviewing the Individual Service Plan for each Resident and assist with daily activities providing residents with both physical and emotional support and personal care as required. Gracewell is committed to supporting and developing all Care Assistants with ongoing training & leadership across all areas.

What else we will give you
You'll receive regular training and supervision, along with development opportunities across the business - We continue to reward our staff with competitive salaries and a number of employee benefits including.
  • Subsidised hot meals
  • Area leading pay rates, reviewed annually to ensure we stay that way (currently at up to £10 per hour with leading enhacement rates for overtime, and loyalty increments in place)
  • Competitive pay enhancements for overtime
  • Pension scheme
  • Refer a friend bonuses
  • Recognition programmes and long service awards
  • Discounts at 100s of retail, leaisure and holiday providers
  • Wellbeing programmes, ongoing career development training and Study Support
About you
Previous experience within the Care sector is not essential as we provide full comprehensive training. As an organisation we are extremely proud of the training and career development that we offer to all our team members. It's really important for us and our residents to ensure that you to feel fully confident and comfortable in your role.

All our new care team members undergo a 2 week induction programme including eLearning, commencement of your care certificate underpinning knowledge of 15 standards and practical sessions which include Memory Care Pathway, Falls documentation training, Dining experience and Allergen, Basic Care and Customer Service skills. We also arrange competency and shadow shifts as part of your training. Our Management team and Senior Care Assistants will be there every step of your career to guide and support you.
  • A Caring Nature is our most essential criteria, we can teach the rest!
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • A willingness to undertake NVQ 2/3 in Health and Social Care and Medication Administration training
  • Ability to work flexible hours to cover your peers when necessary etc
Full Time, part time or Bank available depending on your preference. Simply apply below and we will give you a call to discuss this with you. £9.58 - £10 per hour.