Senior Care Assistant or Care Assistant
- Nationwide / Work from Home
- £7.70 - 7.70 per hour + salary enhancements for out of hours work - see Job Description
Role: Senior Care & Support Assistant or Care & Support Assistant Hours: 37.5 hours per week, which includes evenings, sleep overs (sleep overs only commence when full induction is completed and you fully aware of our client's needs) and 8 am starts Location: Tottington, Bury. Required: Car driver with access to own vehicle desirable. Applicants must be female, due to clients care needs. Previous experience in direct care essential, with mental health and/or rehabilitative social care preferable. Applicants require NVQ/QCF health and social care level 2 or level 3 (Senior). About the role: Sunny Bank PRS is in the top 4% of national care homes, rate by CQC as being "Outstanding" and we are also an Investors in People & ISO 9000 organisation. To continue our success, we are now recruiting for a (Senior) Care & Support Assistant to be based at our 21 bedded rehabilitative residential care home in Tottington, Bury, (Lancashire), for people who have mental health needs, and are aged from 20 years old. We also offer some day care at Sunny Bank, and have 3 supported houses in the locality, and on occasions you would visit these to work with the clients there. You would also support all our clients to participate within community activities and appointments. This gives you a unique opportunity to contribute directly to improving people's lives, building positive relationships with our clients, and helping to ensure they receive good quality care. Training - All staff are provided with a thorough induction training leading to a good understanding of our service. For those who have previously worked within social care, your existing skills be recognised within the induction process. Ongoing training is provided and paid for to ensure you have a good understanding of your role, our client's needs, health and safety, and social care aspects relevant to our clients. 20 days holiday per annum plus Bank Holidays Rates of pay :- Care Assistant basic rate - £7.60 (between the hours of 8.00am and 8.00pm - Monday to Friday) time and a third - £10.13 (between 8.00pm -11.00pm - Monday to Friday and all day Saturday) time and two thirds - £12.67 - Sunday's and Bank Holidays Senior Care Assistant basic rate - £7.70 (between the hours of 8.00am and 8.00pm - Monday to Friday) time and 1/3rd - £10.27 (between 8.00pm -11.00pm - Monday to Friday and all day Saturday) time and 2/3rds - £12.84 - Sunday's and Bank Holidays Mileage allowance for any mileage between Sunny Bank and our support accommodation, and any training courses, and taking clients to appointments and activities in the community. Personal qualities: - Caring, trustworthy, passionate, reliable, hardworking, and motivated people who want to improve the lives of our clients and enjoys teamwork. Experience:- Experience within social care is essential. We would like to hear from you if you have good communication skills, ability to use your initiative (and work alone) and within a team. Above all you must be caring and understanding of people's diverse needs. Sunny Bank PRS is a private company which started in 1988, and the Directors and Managers all have professional healthcare backgrounds and work on a daily basis within the Service. We do not employ bank or agency staff as we feel it is important to have a committed, consistent team of staff, who place an emphasis on individualised care which is of an exceptional standard for our clients. If you are looking for a friendly team to work with, and believe in the importance of achieving high standards of person centred care/support, then you will enjoy working with us.