Health Care Assistants / Support Workers (Nights)

Sturminster Newton, Dorset
Up to £11.63 per hour including all enhancements
07 Aug 2019
18 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Health Care Assistants / Support Workers (Nights)
Sturminster Newton, Dorset
Up to £11.63 per hour including all enhancements
24 or 36 hours p/w, nights, including alternate weekends

Pay breakdown:

Basic Pay Rate: £8.56 per hour

£1.50 p/h weekend enhancement plus 75p p/h night enhancement 

Enhancements for an NVQ or Diploma Level qualification in Health & Social Care are paid 
as follows:  NVQ 2 additional 56p per hour, OR NVQ 3 additional 82p per hour

Contracts are offered as 24 or 36 hours per week (minimum) split over two or three shifts of 12 hours each.  

The rota will include alternate weekends and further earning opportunities through overtime.

About the job:

As a Health Care Assistant (HCA / Carer) you will be involved in all aspects of their residents' individual, personal care and encourage residents to participate in recreational activities, supporting them to lead a dignified and fulfilling life.

The Health Care Assistants deliver the highest standards of person centred care whilst respecting residents’ independence and choice. Our client will offer you training from day one and support with ongoing career development. 

About you:

You don’t need any previous experience or qualifications to be a Health Care Assistant.  Much more important are your personal qualities and values.  You will be friendly, kind, honest, reassuring and an effective communicator, equally comfortable to act on instructions or work on your own initiative and you'll enjoy being part of a close-knit team.

About the benefits:

  • They offer truly competitive rates of pay plus excellent enhancements
  • Support with professional development and diploma qualifications in Health & Social Care
  • Excellent inductions, training and ‘on the job’ support
  • You’ll be trained to the nationally recognised ‘care certificate’ standard
  • We provide fantastic homely environments
  • Work with friendly teams and a great support network of internal professionals
  • Offer real career progression opportunities
  • Reward you for recommending others to work for the Company
  • Annual pay review
  • Paid breaks
  • Additional hours / overtime opportunities
  • Hot meals on duty, choose from the daily menu
  • Free uniforms provided
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Background checks at no cost to you

Our client is an expanding family-owned business with 21 beautifully appointed care homes across Dorset, Hampshire, Wiltshire and West Sussex. 

Their established services are all rated as ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’ with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and they provide residential, general nursing, dementia and short-stay care.

Their aims are simple: to be recognised as both the care home ‘provider of choice’ and ‘employer of choice.’ 

Note: Your employment is subject to the receipt of two satisfactory job references plus an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) background check.