Care Assistant

Recruiter
Care UK Residential
Location
Copthorne
Salary
£15,000 - £19,999
Posted
15 Oct 2019
Closes
13 Nov 2019
Ref
1280820351
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Paying up to £9.36 per hour for day Carers depending on experience.

Flexible shifts available with alternative weekend rotation.

You

You're a compassionate, can-do person with experience supporting older people. 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 - we pay more than the average
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
Free DBS
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

Here at Francis Court care home we're all about having fun and getting the most out of life. We understand that it's important to keep busy - it helps residents to stay independent, for one thing - so they love the range of activities and events we plan for them, from arts and crafts to themed meal nights, quizzes and fundraising.

Every family worries about how their loved one will settle in to a care home. New residents are very welcome to bring their own furniture and possessions to Francis Court so that their rooms feel just like home. We'll even hang their pictures and photos exactly where they want them. What's more, we'll find out as much as we can about your loved one (with their, and your, help) so that every aspect of their care - from the food we provide, to the medication they need and the time they want to go to bed - is tailored to them.

We're always keen to hear what residents and their families think about Francis Court. That's why we hold regular meetings to give them the opportunity to ask questions and give feedback. We're quick to respond too: when relatives told us they wanted a friends and family room, we set about creating one.

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