Care Assistant (Nights) based at Stratton House

Methodist Homes
8.00 GBP Annual
01 Dec 2016
12 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job details

Job title Care Assistant (Nights) based at Stratton House Job reference REQ001005 Date posted 28/11/2016 Application closing date 11/12/2016 Location Bath Salary ??8.45 Per Hour Package Job category/type Carer Job description Available Hours:

Permanent - 33 hours per week - Nights

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.

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.

For more information about the role please review the Job Description here .

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.

In 1950, Stratton House was a nursing home capable of housing just five patients. Under the care of MHA, who took it over in that year, it has grown to its current capability of 33 residents.

Originally designed for women only, the first matron of Stratton House was quoted as saying: 'We are all women in the house, except for the grandfather clock - and he doesn't give us any trouble.' The grandfather clock still stands in pride of place in the main hallway. By the later 1970s the home had 28 residents, many of them over 90. In the early 1980s further development was undertaken, creating the elegant and calm environment that exists today.

Located in a leafy suburban setting, the home hosts beautifully kept grounds of its own and just across the road is Bath's extensive Royal Victoria Park, which stretches below the city's famous Royal Crescent.

For more information about the home please visit here .

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