Care Assistant

£8.25 per hour
24 Nov 2016
22 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

MHA has a unique opportunity available for a Care Assistant based at Chapel Fields in Cheshire. The role is a full time, permanent position offering a salary of £8.25 per hour.

MHA is a charity providing care, accommodation and support services for more than 16,000 older people throughout Britain. Our mission is to improve the quality of life of older people, inspired by Christian concern. MHA have embarked on an exciting period of change which will see the services it provides to older people move from Good to Great.

About Chapel Fields

With its ideal location in a tranquil Cheshire village, a charming sensory garden and full activity schedule, Chapel Fields offers a safe, caring and attractive environment for up to 70 people. A dedicated and compassionate staff team makes sure everyone receives the person-centred nursing and dementia care that they deserve, tailored to their individual needs and preferences.

All bedrooms have en suite facilities designed to support the comfort, convenience and dignity of residents, while the garden and patio are safe for people with dementia to enjoy and several other shared areas offer space for company and conversation.

We work hard to ensure the right balance of privacy and company for each individual, and residents can be sure of quality and choice in their care, ensuring they can live life to the full in the way they wish.

What are the responsibilities of the Care Assistant?

You will be responsible for supporting older people to live their daily lives to the full, assisting with their physical and personal needs to enhance each individual's well-being. MHA provide all Care Assistants with a free DBS check and free uniform.

What skills do I need to have to become a Care Assistant?

We are looking for people who are flexible in their approach and sensitive to the needs of residents therefore you must enjoy the company of older people and work well as part of a team. Previous experience is desirable but the right approach and willingness to undertake full training is more important.

Care Assistant - Available Hours:

Permanent - 44 hours per week - Nights.

Permanent - 33 hours per week - Nights.

Relief/Zero Hour - Days and Nights.

Application closing date: 11/12/2016

If you are interested in the Care Assistant role why not click ‘apply’ today? Don’t miss out on this opportunity to join a charity providing care, accommodation and support services for more than 16,000 older people throughout Britain.

Please note that interviews may take place prior to the advert closing as and when suitable applications are received. If a suitable candidate is appointed the role may close early, therefore please do not hesitate to submit your application.