Care Assistant x 2

Joseph Rowntree
£15,000 - £19,999
08 Oct 2019
13 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Part Time
Permanent, Part Time (14 & 21 hours per week) About the role Are you a caring and compassionate person who has a flexible approach and who wants to make a real difference to the lives of older people? Plaxton Court enables people aged 55 plus to live in their own home, within a vibrant and active community. Its aim is to promote independence and choice, so that each individual can live the life they choose. Less than two miles from the centre of Scarborough, this makes it handy for accessing the town's many facilities and the promenade. Set in its own grounds, it enjoys an idyllic position and has panoramic views over the local countryside and out to the Scarborough coastline. No two days are the same, but you could be: Helping residents get washed and dressed • Assisting with feeding and drinking • Following our care plans to make sure residents needs are met • Making sure the people who take over after your shift are kept up to date • Working with relatives, friends and other agencies • Taking advantage of new training. About you Ideally you will have: Some experience of providing care and support either in a care setting or from personal experience ( looking after family members etc) • Good written skills • The ability to communicate and build rapport • Flexibility and a 'can do' approach. In return we offer a real living wage along with a fabulous range of benefits as well as a programme of training and development which includes nationally recognised qualifications and an opportunity to progress your social care career. About us The Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) is an independent social change organisation working to solve UK poverty. The Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust (JRHT) is a registered housing association and care provider in Yorkshire and the North ; JRF and JRHT are two important influencing organisations with an ambitious agenda for inspiring positive change in the UK in line with our vision of a prosperous and poverty free UK. Closing date for applications is Monday 14 October 2019 Interviews will be held at Plaxton Court on Wednesday 23 October 2019 Our commitment to diversity At JRF/JRHT we believe in being inclusive and giving everyone an equal chance to succeed. Applications are welcome from all regardless of age, gender identity, disability, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief, race or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, social economic background ; This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.