Care Assistant

Zoek Pin London Colney, Hertfordshire, England

£9.27 to £9.46 per hour

Unspecified (Full time)

Posted 41 days ago

At Sanctuary Care, we believe in providing high quality care homes where people are looked after with the utmost dignity and respect. It goes without saying that kindness is what care is all about, so first and foremost, we carefully choose our staff for their kind and compassionate nature. We aim to care, nurture and enrich the lives of all in our ‘family’ at Sanctuary Care, whether that’s our staff, residents or family members.

Care Assistant

Peel Gardens Residential and Nursing Home, Off Vivary Way, Colne, Lancashire, BB8 9PR

£ to £ per hour (new to care or bags of experience, it’s your heart that counts)

Various hours available

Why work for us?

We spend so much time at work don’t we, so our ethos at Sanctuary Care is to enrich the lives of both our residents and staff. Let’s have some fun while we’re at work, support each other and work hard as a team. There’s loads of training and promotion opportunities available for those who want to pursue it and every day job satisfaction at Peel Gardens for all regardless of role.

Sanctuary Care has over 100 care homes and you can ‘feel’ the difference a team makes the moment you step through one of our doors. The team at Peel Gardens is special and we’re looking for special people to join us. Become a part of it and apply for this role.

Where you’ll work

Peel Gardens is situated on a quiet cul-de-sac in Colne, Lancashire, we are well-connected by a train station and are on a local bus route. Our team provide a range of care and support including residential, dementia and nursing care for up to 45 residents. We offer the highest standard of care and access to a variety of services, activities and facilities designed to support people to maintain and, where possible, increase their independence.

Click here for more information about the home.

Are you our next Care Assistant? Here’s more about the role:

First and foremost – we work together as a team to enrich our residents’ lives – let’s support our colleagues too and have fun in the process
We give the highest quality of personalised care to our residents in line with their individual care plans
Leisure and social activities are a really important part of the day – let’s get stuck in
It’s very simple – if we can be the best Care Assistant we can be by being kind and supportive in every way to our residents, their families and our colleagues, then we’re all doing a great job.

What skills do I need?

Team work! A happy team, makes for happy residents and a happy home
Experience is not essential, as we will support you with all the training and support you’ll need to do the job, what is important is that you are caring, enthusiastic and have energy to share
Being able to communicate well is essential along with a flexible approach
You’ll also be kind and have a real genuine like for older people and their needs, ensuring we treat everyone with the respect and dignity they deserve.

Benefits and rewards

We know you work so hard and being the best Care Assistant you can be needs to be rewarded. We are very proud to offer the following:

20 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata)
Life assurance
CQC performance bonus
Overtime enhancement
Occupational sick pay after qualifying period
Excellent training and development opportunities
Refer a friend scheme with payment of up to £750 available
Contributory pension from Sanctuary Care
Access to a free 24/7 support service providing support including legal, financial, emotional and medical advice
Discounts on shopping, holidays, cinema, dining, days out and much more via ‘My Rewards’
Criminal Records Checks are funded by Sanctuary Care.

We hope you feel you could be our next team member. To apply please click the blue Apply button at the top of the page or please send your up to date CV and covering letter to ######-.uk

Closing date: 26 October 2021

To join Sanctuary Care you will need to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and Influenza prior to commencing employment, unless you are medically exempt. You will be required to provide evidence of all vaccinations as part of the recruitment process.

We might get a lot of applications so reserve the right to withdraw this advertisement at any time. Don’t miss out, please apply early.

Building Equality and Diversity

Sanctuary Group encourages and welcomes applications from people from diverse backgrounds to support our commitment to offering an inclusive environment for our employees and customers.
We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent illegal working.
An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be necessary in the event of a successful application which we will pay for.
Sanctuary Care Limited is a subsidiary of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.

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