• Full time
  • Salary/Hourly Rate: 9.30

Website The White House Care Home

Job Description

As a Care Assistant, you will look after the day-to-day needs of our residents, whilst showing compassion, care and commitment to having a positive impact on their lives.

You will work with a team of like-minded individuals, all with a desire to ensure that our residents are comfortable in their home.

A flexible approach to work is required as you may be asked to work evening and weekend shifts, as well as during times of absence and sickness.

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 to us is that you are a caring, enthusiastic and self-motivated individual, who is interested in working in a growing and progressive organisation.

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Benefits: 5.6 weeks’ annual leave, inclusive of statutory bank holidays*

Competitive Hourly Rates of Pay FROM:

Care Assistant:

  • Non NVQ £9.30 – NVQ 2 £9.40 – NVQ 3 £9.55
  • Senior Care Assistant – NVQ 3 £9.70
  • Cost of DBS Check
  • Comprehensive induction and on-going training and development

We are a registered care home for 34 residents, providing care for the elderly. The Home is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Essential Skills:

Care assistants need to have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work with all kinds of people in situations which can be stressful or emotionally draining. More specifically they should have:

A friendly approach and the ability to put clients at ease, whatever their physical or social needs
The ability to be tactful and sensitive at all times
A good sense of humour
Respect for the client and their families
A high level of patience as shifts can be long and often stressful
A good knowledge of basic health care and hygiene standards
Excellent communication skills
The ability to deal with aggressive or anxious clients
A responsible and flexible attitude to residents and the job
Manual dexterity and a certain level of physical strength
Good stamina
The ability to stay calm under pressure
A commitment to the job, the client and their families
The ability to think quickly and solve problems as they arrive

To apply for this job email your details to manager@whitehousecarehome.co.uk.