CARE ASSISTANT

Posted 26 September by Orchard Care Homes Featured

Care Assistants Days or Nights

Orchard Care Homes - St Georges Hall & Lodge, DL2

33 hours per week either days or nights

Pay £7.50 - £8.00 per hour depending on age and qualification

St George’s Hall & Lodge is a modern, purpose built care home, located close to the bustling town of Darlington.

Orchard Mission: To be at the Heart of the Community

Our person-centred approach to care relies on the dedication and passion of our employees, who we expect to go the extra mile to improve the home experience and generate a relaxed and informal community within our homes.

It’s the attitude you can bring to Orchard Care Homes that we value. We set our standards high and we are looking for enthusiastic people to continue making our homes a rewarding and enjoyable place to live and work.

Essential:

1 year experience in care environment

Desired:

QCF/NVQ Level 2 in Direct Care

Essential values and commitment:

  • Be a passionate member of the Care team, want to help others and make a difference to our resident’s lives ensuring care is delivered with dignity, respect and fairness

  • Be polite, friendly, warm and supportive of residents individual needs

  • Provide the highest level of personal care (supporting with toileting, bathing etc.) relevant to the needs of each individual residents care plan.

  • Enjoy a busy environment - helping to serve meals and ensuring the resident’s rooms and the home are kept clean, pleasant and welcoming at all times

  • Ability to communicate with older people and be interested in their needs

  • Either have experience, or a willingness to learn more, about dementia and how to support residents with complex physical needs

  • Basic literacy skills (to be able to read care plans and worksheets, and to record details in care plans)

  • < >< > to complete all training relevant to your role including the QCF/NVQ level two if not already held.

Reference: 33398550

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