Care Assistant (Days & Nights)
Wilmslow SK9 2RS.
Should you be successfully hired in to this role, we are pleased to be able to offer you a one-off Starter Bonus of £500 as a thank you for deciding to join our Care Services. The Starter Bonus will be paid to you in the next available pay run once you have completed four weeks service and will be subject to deductions for tax and NI. Ts &Cs Apply.
Working hours and salary
£10.35-£11.35 per hour , Depending on experience and capability.
Full time/part time and bank contracts available.
Flexible working opportunities: From term time only, to set days/hours per week - we can offer a range of shift patterns that best fit around your lifestyle. Just let us know what hours you want, and we ll work with you to make sure you get the shift patterns that you re looking for.
What the role of a Care Assistant involves
Assisting residents with personal care duties such as bathing, dressing and toileting
Supporting residents to move around the home. This might involve supporting them to walk, transferring them in a wheelchair or using a hoist
Repositioning residents to ensure they are comfortable and supported
Admin duties: updating food, fluid and stool charts, supplementary files, daily notes and care plans
Supporting the Nurse or Senior Care Assistant to complete monthly and weekly checks to monitor the health of our residents and reporting any significant changes
Serving meals/drinks and transferring residents to the dining room (day shift only)
Attending planned activities: assisting the team, repositioning, providing care as necessary and taking part in day trips outside the home (day shift only)
Who we re looking for
You re someone that cares for others and wants to make a real difference to people s lives. You may have previous care experience, or you might have experience in retail, hospitality, or something similar - either way, we'll equip you with the necessary training to provide the highest standard of care. You understand there will be challenging days, but you ll also laugh, have fun and make lasting memories with our residents. A great communicator, you ll enjoy working in a close-knit team that feels like a family, with people from all walks of life. You ll cherish the rewarding moments you have with our residents each and every day.
What s in it for you?
Comprehensive induction, on-going training and development, access to internal apprenticeship schemes
Your DBS Check (£44) paid for
Access to Wagestream - an app-based service that offers you the choice to be in control of when you access your earnings
NEST workplace pension, life assurance & bereavement support
28 days annual leave (inclusive of statutory bank holidays)
Hot meal provided on a 12-hour shift
Refer a friend bonus scheme
Health & wellbeing tools; including Be Me App, Healthy Minds, Gym Pass & discounted health assessments
Shopping Discounts (via Xexec)
Cash plan (after 18 months service) giving you the ability to claim on more everyday items such as dental, optical and private prescriptions
Free flu vaccine
Only available to permanent employees where HealthRoster is used