Care Assistant

  • workinsocialcare.com
  • Mildenhall, United Kingdom
  • 13 Feb, 2017
Full time Health & Social Care

Job Description

Have you a passion in supporting older people? Do you have an interest in Health and Social Care plus a willingness to learn? Then we can offer you the care career you’ve always wanted, with excellent benefits and flexible hours, including a choice of day, night or weekend shifts.

This is an Award Winning home.£8.00 - £8.80 per hour - **£500 Joining Bonus to be paid after probation*

What you’ll do
Assisting residents with their physical and emotional needs, you will do whatever it takes to help them get the most out of life. More than just a carer, you will be a true friend who champions their dignity and maximises their independence, and you will have an increasingly important part to play in the development of care plans and the induction of new colleagues.

Who you are

With broad knowledge of caring for the elderly, you will be able to make a significant contribution from your first day. To succeed, you should be capable of prioritising your own workload, maintaining detailed records and using your initiative to the full, and you will be determined to develop your skills with our support.

Who we are

With 120 homes and day clubs across the UK, we provide expert respite, residential, nursing, dementia and end-of-life care for older people. Our highly personal, patient-centred approach has seen us enjoy rapid growth, with three new homes planned for next year, so we can offer exceptional career opportunities to people who care as deeply as we do.

What we offer

Competitive rate of pay depending on experience from £8.00 - £8.80.  As one of our valued care assistants you can expect comprehensive training in general clinical care as well as dementia. What’s more, we offer one of the best benefits packages around, including 25 days’ annual leave, a stakeholder pension and life assurance scheme, bank holiday enhancements, child care vouchers, thousands of online and in-store discounts and free uniform.

Where you'll work

Mildenhall Lodge care home delivers round-the-clock personalised residential and nursing care for older people.

The care home’s dedicated team provides the very best in dementia care for older people living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. Everything about Mildenhall Lodge is focused on enabling residents to get the most out of every day, whatever their needs and abilities.

When your loved one joins us, our care home team works hard to get to know them, as well as the rest of your family, so that we can provide them with care that’s personalised to their individual needs. We’ll also learn about their life stories, interests and likes and dislikes so we can plan activities – and even menus – that will enable them to continue to enjoy the best possible lifestyle.

Salary (£)

£8.80