Care Assistant 

Location
Cambridge
Salary
TBD
Posted
14 Sep 2018
Closes
12 Oct 2018
Ref
326894926
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Care Assistant 

At RCH, our vision is to put quality first in everything we do – for our residents, their relatives and our staff. This approach and our commitment to providing the highest levels of service are key factors in our success.

Woodlands Care Centre is a welcoming and beautifully decorated home which specialises in Nursing, Residential and Dementia care for older people, and is currently seeking Day / Night Health Care Assistants to join our friendly team.

Responsibilities:

  • Assisting residents with personal care activities such as washing, personal hygiene, dressing and feeding
  • Providing physical and mental stimulation by taking part in recreational and social activities or events with residents, both individually and as a group
  • Taking responsibility for the physical and emotional well-being and social needs of the residents
  • Being aware and participating in the development of resident Care plans and having full awareness of any specialist support needs
  • Assisting residents with mobility and support
  • Administering residents’ medication

Requirements

  • A kind, caring and compassionate nature
  • Passionate and keen to develop new skills
  • A good listener with patience
  • Flexibility, due to shift work
  • Ability to communicate well, both written and verbally
  • Candidates MUST have proof of right to work in the UK 

Benefits

  • Ongoing training and support to further your career
  • A Career pathway with opportunities to get promoted; where progression to management positions are encouraged
  • Full and comprehensive induction
  • Wide variety of health, retail and leisure benefits via Perkbox*
  • Company pension scheme*
  • Paid annual leave (pro rata)*
  • Refer a friend bonus*
  • 2 free uniforms
  • Parking available on site

Although we don’t require someone with any direct qualifications as we provide ongoing training and support, the following attributes would be preferable:

  • NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care (desirable but not required)
  • Ability to organise efficiently and prioritise workloads whilst under pressure
  • A minimum of 3 months’ experience in a care environment

*Terms and conditions apply

To apply please send your CV via email or come to our recruitment day on the 18th September 2018 at Woodlands Career Centre at 10am-3pm or 5pm-8pm.

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