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Care Assistant

Swindon, Wiltshire
£10.00 to £12.50 Per Hour
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
Job description Care Assistant - Days/Nights About Wemyss Lodge: Wemyss Lodge is a nursing and residential care home which has been open for over 20 years in Stratton St. Margaret Swindon, Wiltshire. Our staff team work in partnership to achieve the best possible outcomes for our residents. We have beds providing nursing, respite, dementia, mental health and complex care units. We are within easy reach of shops, local amenities, and close to public transport. About the Role: As an experienced Care Assistant on days, you will working in the Main Home or in one of the Complex Care units, you will need to show warmth and compassion to our residents and their families, helping to promote independence and positively enhancing their lives because our residents are the heart of everything we do. To achieve this: You must have a positive attitude and be able to work in a person-centred way providing personal care, assisting with meals/fluids. Be compassionate and sensitive to our residents and their emotional needs. Communicate effectively with colleagues, residents, family and health care professionals. Our team need to understand dignity, respect and the importance of offering choice. Staff should have knowledge of how we are regulated by CQC. Essential Educational Requirements for Care Assistants: Ideal candidates will have experience in Health and Social Care. NVQ/Diploma in health and social care. We would welcome anyone also willing to train and work towards fully funded qualifications. Wemyss Lodge provides competitive benefits for all Care Assistants, including holidays, pension and a full on-going training programme. Our staff complete the Care Certificate and have opportunities to advance. Job Type Full-time of 36 hours per week Day shifts from 8.00am to 8.00pm over seven days, 12 hour shifts Welcome bonus £500 on completion of probation period Overtime is available paid at enhanced rate of £12.50 per hour Bank Holidays paid at £15.00 per hour (if worked) Staff appreciation incentive bonuses Free meals on shifts 28 days paid holiday Comprehensive induction and on going professional development Free DBS, paid training Job Types: Full-time, Permanent Salary: £10.00-£12.50 per hour Benefits: Company pension Discounted or free food On-site parking Schedule: 12 hour shift COVID-19 considerations: LFD tests to be done before every shift Ability to commute/relocate
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  • Job Reference: 707262489-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Wemyss Lodge
    Wemyss Lodge
  • Location: Swindon, Wiltshire
  • Salary: £10.00 to £12.50 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Contract