Care Assistant

Posted 4 April by Sanctuary Housing Featured

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 - Day & Night shifts available

Tyneholm Stables Care Home, Tyneholm Estate, Pencaitland, East Lothian, EH34 5DJ

£8.75 per hour

44 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

Tyneholm Stables Care Home provides dementia, palliative, nursing and physical disability care for older people. We offer a range of facilities and services to ensure that both the people we support and their families feel content and comfortable. Our staff provide the highest standard of care in a home-from-home environment where we focus on improving the health and wellbeing of every individual we support. 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)
  • Child Care Vouchers
  • Eye Care Vouchers
  • Retail Discount Scheme
  • Cost of DBS Check
  • On-going Training & Development
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

    If you require further assistance, please contact the home onand quote Ref: 35041

View the detailed Job Profile

Closing date: 2 May 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: 34824372

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