Care Assistant

Leicester, Leicestershire
£6,530.22 per annum
16 May 2018
31 May 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

Care Assistant

16 Hrs per week

£6,530.22 per annum

We are looking for a Care Assistant to join our team at our New Wycliffe Residential Home, based in Rushey Mead, Leicester, which provides high quality residential care to older people with sensory impairments.

In this role you will support individuals;

  • As needed with their physical and personal care according to their support plan.
  • With their communication needs and ensure that they are fully met at all times.
  • To make choices in all aspects of their life.
  • With their meals and drinks responding to needs and wishes of each person as required.
  • To go shopping, on outings or on holiday as required.

You will be required to work 16 hours per week Monday – Sunday, including bank holidays, on a shift pattern between the hours of 7am – 10pm with the ability to cover for sickness and holidays when required. You will also be required to attend any pre-scheduled training days.

Previous experience of working with people in a residential or health setting is desirable but not essential as full training will be provided.

When rostered to work weekends and bank holidays you will be paid, at an enhanced hourly rate.

In return you will receive a competitive salary in line with the Health & social care sector, and a generous benefits package and investment in your personal growth with continuous training.

Working for Vista means you will be working for one of the oldest and largest local charities in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, working with people with sight loss and their families.

To view further details and to apply for this post please visit our website.

Closing date: Thursday 31st March 2018 - Midday

There is a two-stage interview process, if shortlisted: Telephone Interview – w/c 4th June 2018

If successful: face-to-face interviews will take place w/c 11th June 2018

If you do not hear from us within three weeks of the closing date, please assume you have regrettably not been selected for interview on this occasion.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS.