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Nights Care Assistant

Prime Life

Fakenham

£8.72 to £8.92 per hour Per Hour

Full Time

Prime Life

Closing Date: 31/07/20

Prime Life are on the lookout for passionate and dedicated care professionals to join our friendly team as a Night Care Assistant, on a full time basis. At present, we have several vacancies available and are keen to speak with candidates as soon as possible for interviews.

This role will be based at Mill House, in the heart of Fakenham, Norfolk. The home has been specially designed to cater to the every need of 31 residents, living with a range of age related health conditions, physical disabilities and mental health conditions that require dignified support from our caring team. Additionally, many of our residents are living with Dementia and require one to one assistance to maintain daily independence. It is essential that candidates for this role are therefore patient, understanding and respectful of our resident’s individual abilities.

Benefits of becoming our Night Care Assistant:

This role offers great work life balance, with regular set shift patterns between the hours of 8pm and 8am, across a 7-day working week. In return for your commitment to our residents, we can offer range of excellent benefits including;

– Hourly rates of pay ranging from £8.72 to £8.91 per hour dependent upon qualification level

– Opportunities to learn and progress with the support of our dedicated Quality Matters team

– Fully funded DBS

– Comprehensive Holiday Pay scheme that rewards you for your commitment to care

– Free refreshments and snacks whilst on shift

– Fantastic Refer a Friend scheme, offering up to £200 per successful candidate!

Responsibilities of our Night Care Assistant include:

– Assisting residents with their personal hygiene and retiring to bed for the evening

– Completing routine welfare checks throughout the night to ensure residents are safe and well

– Supporting residents to dine and maintain good nutrition and hydration as required

– Encouraging residents to mobilise safely around the home, with the support of mobility aids and specialist equipment

– Providing friendship and companionship to residents

– Maintaining accurate and timely written records and completing documentation

– Being a part of a multi-disciplinary team and engaging with other care professionals, as and when required, to promote the health and well-being of our residents

– Welcoming family members to the home and assisting with enquiries

What we’re looking for in our Night Care Assistant:

To be successful within this role, you will have a genuine caring nature and a desire to make a real difference for our residents. Though prior experience as a Care Assistant or Support worker is desirable, this is not essential as full training is provided. Typically, our residents live with age related conditions, life-limiting health conditions, mental health conditions and physical disabilities that require dignified support from our care team. It is essential that candidates for this role are therefore patient, understanding and respectful of our resident’s individual abilities.

If you feel have the skills and experience to become our Night Care Assistant please send an email with an up to date CV and we’ll ensure to be in touch!

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