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Care Assistant – up to £23K salary + Benefits – Come work for the best!!!

  • Location: Newbury, Berkshire
  • Position: Care Assistant
  • Care Categories: Respite, nursing, palliative and Parkinson’s care (Nursing home)
  • Negotiable Salary: £10.35ph – £11.35ph negotiable depending on experience + 50p extra on nights – £1 extra on weekends + £1.50ph overtime enhancement
  • Hours: Full time hours or Part time hours depending on preference (22 hours, 33 hours and/or 44 hours options available)
  • Flexible Shifts: Day shifts /Night shifts or Mixed are available depending on your preference 8/8 start and finish times (All shifts are 12 hours)
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • More information on the Nursing home and company:

    We are one of the UK’s leading private healthcare companies located in over 150 locations across the UK, it is our privilege to care for people – treating each resident as if they were part of our own family. Right now, we are looking for a Care assistant to develop their career at our home located in Newbury, Berkshire.

    Having experience in a healthcare background is desirable but not essential as full training is provided. An essential requirement is a passional for care and making a difference to people’s lives.

    Our home offers personalised care packages which include residential, respite, nursing, palliative and Parkinson’s care. The home also has independent living suites for those in need of extra support or recovering from surgery.

    A typical day will involve:

  • Assisting residents with personal care duties such as bathing, dressing, toileting and incontinence care. Providing the highest standards of care, you’ll champion the dignity, and independence of all our residents
  • 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
  • Supporting at meal times: serving meals and transferring residents to the dining room. This might involve supporting them to walk, transferring them in a wheelchair or using a hoist
  • Attending planned activities: assisting the team, repositioning, providing care as necessary and taking part in day trips outside the home (day shift only)
  • Repositioning residents to ensure they are comfortable and supported
  • Admin duties: updating food, fluid and stool charts, supplementary files, daily notes and care plans
  • Its important that you are rewarded for your hard work so we will offer:

  • Comprehensive induction, on-going training and development, access to internal apprenticeship schemes
  • Your DBS Check (£40) paid for
  • NEST workplace pension, life assurance & bereavement support
  • 28 days annual leave (inclusive of statutory bank holidays)
  • Uniform provided
  • 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.
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