Day Care Assistant - George Hythe House

Leicester, Leicestershire
£16,104 - £16,543 per annum, pro-rata - (£8.37 - £8.60) + enhancements
04 Sep 2018
16 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Day Care Assistant - George Hythe House
Leicester (Beaumont Leys)
£16,104 - £16,543 per annum, pro-rata - (£8.37 - £8.60) + enhancements 
Part Time (35 hours per week)

Help our client provide “More homes, great services, better lives”

Our client runs a 43 bed residential care home for older people including those living with dementia and complex needs. CQC rated them as ‘Good’ in all areas.

They are looking to recruit Day Care Assistants to join their diverse team in Leicester. 

Day Care Assistants will be required to support residents with personal care and day to day needs including social activities.

Full training given with the opportunity to gain recognised qualifications such as the Care Certificate.

You will need empathy, patience and compassion to support the residents as well as being proactive.

The ability to communicate and write daily notes is essential.

Flexibility is required to work a variety of shifts including weekends. Generally shifts start at 7.45am to 14.45pm with late shifts starting 14.30pm through to 21.00pm

Want to know why you should work with our client?

Reasons to work for our client:

Free Health cashback plan; claim up to £100 for dental treatment, optician fees and other benefits
28.5 days statutory annual(rising to 30.5days after 5 years) + bank holidays
On-going training and development opportunities
Reward and recognition for staff who go the extra mile
Staff social activities sponsored by the organisation
Free Enhanced DBS where applicable
Benefits scheme offering discounts and cashback at high street shops and major supermarkets, gyms etc.
£250 for referring external candidates for a Care Assistant or Support Worker role
Free confidential access to 24hr assistance program for counselling, advice and support

All successful candidates will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy test.

All correspondence will be via the email address you have registered with.

As a Disability Confident and Equal Opportunities Employer, our client welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates including those from black and minority ethnic (BME) groups and disabled candidates.