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Care Assistants (Night) – Full and Part time positions

St Marys Residential Care Home

New Buckenham

£7.50-£8.00 + benefits! Per Hour

St Marys Residential Care Home

Closing Date: 15/10/17

St Mary’s Residential Care Home is located in New Buckenham (NR16) and has been successfully operating as a residential care home for more than 40 years providing quality care and support to their residential and dementia service users.

Reports to: Registered Manager

Role Purpose:

Care Assistants are the front line staff in all care settings. Will work as part of a larger team and are supervised by a Senior Care Assistant. The work of Care Assistants is largely defined by the Care Plans, which are developed by a Senior Care Assistants, Social Workers or the Registered Manager to meet the assessed needs of the residents.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Delivering highest quality of personalised care to our residents in line with their individual care plans.
  • Helping with all aspects of day-to-day life, as well as making sure they can enjoy leisure and social activities.
  • Ensuring the overall happiness and well-being of our residents by getting to know them and their families and providing them with emotional support and company.
  • Maintain written records and reports.
  • Ensuring all Home’s policies and procedures are adhered to with particular emphasis on health and safety and safeguarding.

Person Specification:                                             

  • Experience working in a care setting preferred but not essential – We will support you with all the training and support you’ll need to do the job, what is important is that you are a caring, enthusiastic and self-motivated individual.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels.
  • Team player but also able to work on own initiative.
  • Have a flexible approach.
  • Compassionate and the ability to show empathy and understanding to the needs of our residents.
  • NVQ Level 2 or higher in Health and Social Care or equivalent desirable but not essential.

Job offers will be subject to two satisfactory references and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Company pension offered.

Holiday entitlement: 28 days per annum for full-time / pro-rated for part-time staff.

To apply, please contact manager on 01953 860956 or email manager@stmaryshome.co.uk

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