• Full Time
  • Washington, UK
  • Applications have closed.

Job Title:  Care Assistant
Contract Type:  Permanent
Salary:  £24,627 per annum
Working Hours:  37.5 per week
Working Pattern: Monday to Sunday, mix of 7am – 3pm and 2pm -10pm shifts
Location:  Willow Brook, Washington

If you share our values and are excited about making a significant impact at Riverside, please ensure you attach a current CV and covering letter. At Riverside we recruit to potential not just on skills and experience, so we encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet all the essential criteria on the job description.

The difference you will make as a Care Assistant
You will provide assistance to residents in need of physical personal care and carry out individual tasks with residents in line with their support plans, to maintain or improve their quality of life and to be able to recognise signs of distress in residents.  You will work with the team to identify and assess positive ways to reduce distress and give residents control over their lives wherever possible.

About you
We are looking for someone with:
Experience of working in a customer focused, residential environment, offering personal care to a diverse group of people
An awareness of housing and Health and Safety legislation and regulation National Care Standards Awareness
Flexibility to work hours to meet customer and business needs, which may include working outside of normal office hours and lone working

Why Riverside?
At Riverside, we’re a housing association with a difference – enhancing the everyday for all our customers. For 90 years, we’ve been revitalising neighbourhoods and supporting communities by providing the homes they need to live full, fulfilling and rewarding lives.
We have a portfolio of over 75,000 affordable residential and retirement homes across the UK. Our work ranges from homelessness services to social care, employment support to retirement living, and we need the best people on board to help us.
Working with us, you’ll enjoy:
Competitive pay & generous pension
28 days holidays plus bank holidays
Flexible working options available
Investment in your learning, personal development and technology
A wide range of benefits

Diversity and Inclusion at Riverside: 
We are inclusive. At Riverside, we value diversity in all its forms. We foster a workplace where all individuals are respected, empowered, and heard. Our commitment to inclusivity drives our success and enriches the lives of our customers and colleagues.

Applications may close before the deadline, so please apply early to avoid disappointment.