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Day Care Assistant

About The Role

Due to increasing occupancy we are currently searching for a Care Assistant (Days) to work at Mere Hall Care Home.

7am-7pm

The home provides both residential and dementia care and includes a residents bar, shop, hairdressers and bowls green.

We pride ourselves in giving the highest quality of person centred care, and maintaining dignity and respect for our residents, which is shown in the high staff to resident ratio.

It is essential that all our staff are;

  • Flexible, caring and compassionate.
  • Positive, self-motivated and organised.
  • Willing to undertake any training necessary to develop skills and competency relevant to the role.
  • Sensitive to the needs of others.
  • An active team player and must be able to work on own initiative.
  • Possess good communication skills with colleagues and residents.

Overview of Job Description

  • To provide personal care and support to residents with a wide range of health care needs, illnesses and disabilities, all of which are available in their care plan for staff to follow
  • Serve and assist with drinks and snacks if required through the evening.
  • Make and change beds; tidy rooms along with some light cleaning to ensure resident comfort and maintain the appearance of their home.
  • To maintain accurate documentation with regards to the care and support given to our residents.
  • To act as an advocate to the residents and communicate their needs and wishes when required to senior members of staff

In return the company will offer you:

  • Competitive rates of pay (increased rate of pay if a Diploma/NVQ has been completed in Health and Social Care)
  • 25p a mile paid over 10 miles a day
  • Free enhanced DBS check*
  • Free Uniform
  • Fully comprehensive training and development support from our In house trainer
  • Career Progression
  • Staff recognition awards
  • Rewards App
  • Health Scheme
  • Working with a fantastic team of friendly, supportive, like-minded individuals

This will include some weekend work

Whilst experience is preferred, training and support is provided to a very high standard if the applicant demonstrates all the qualities we feel are essential to fulfil this role, such as having a positive and caring attitude.

£11.90 per hour regardless of age / £12.00 per hour with NVQ2

Yorkare Homes is proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer

* Fee will be recouped should you leave within your probation period.

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Location: Mere Hall
Hours: 24 hours per week
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