Care Assistant

Posted 31 October by Sanctuary Care
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At Sanctuary Care we believe in providing high quality care homes where people are looked after with the utmost dignity and respect. Our strength lies in the quality of our people and we employ those who will share our mission statement ‘Keeping kindness at the heart of our care’.

Care Assistant - Days

The Sherwood Forest, 28 Village Street, Derby, Derbyshire

£7.83 per hour

33 hours per week

Why work for us?

Our vision of keeping kindness at the heart of our care underpins the ethos of our entire organisation. We are committed to ensuring our residents, who chose Sanctuary Care to support them in their later years, are able to live happy and contented lives full of wonderful experiences and memories.

Where you’ll work

Sherwood Forest Residential and Nursing Home provides nursing, palliative and residential care for up to 36 people over 65 and for 39 people with dementia over the age of 50. We provide support that is of the highest standard and is tailored to meet individual’s needs, wishes and choices.        

Click here for more information about the home.

The role of Care Assistant will include

  • Delivering the highest quality of personalised care to our residents in line with their individual care plans
  • Helping with all aspects of day-to-day life, as well as making sure they can enjoy leisure and social activities
  • Ensuring the overall happiness and well being of our residents by getting to know them and their families and providing them with emotional support and company

Skills and experiences

  • 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 a caring, enthusiastic and self-motivated individual
  • Excellent communication and team working skills are essential along with a flexible approach
  • You will also be compassionate and have a real genuine empathy for older people and their needs, ensuring we treat everyone with the respect and dignity they deserve

Ready to join us?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary Care a great place to work we offer access to a range of great employee benefits including:

  • 28 days annual leave inc BH (pro rata)
  • Eye Care Vouchers
  • CQC performance bonus
  • Retail Discount Scheme
  • Cost of DBS Check
  • On-going Training & Development
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

If you require further assistance, please contact the home on and quote Ref: 41267

View the detailed Job Profile

Closing date: 23 November 2018

We reserve the right to withdraw this advertisement at any time depending on application volumes; therefore an early submission of application is encouraged.

Building Equality and Diversity

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.

Reference: 36164817

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