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Care Assistants

Posted 20 April by Heritage Care Easy Apply Ended

Day and Night Care Assistants needed at The Chestnuts, Aylesbury.

Salary: £8.03 per hour rising to £8.33 after probation

Enhancements are paid at 10% of hourly rate for night hours.

Hours of work: Full time and part time hours available. Day and Night shifts required.

Heritage Care is a charitable organisation that provides a range of flexible individualised care and support services for people with learning disabilities, mental health support needs and older people.

We look to recruit people who both embody and share our values: People that always behave with integrity and that seek to inspire everyone they come in contact with. People that respect diversity and value inclusiveness. People that constantly innovate to meet the needs of those we serve and impact lives in a positive way.

We have opportunities for Care Assistants to join our home. You will work as part of a team providing physical, emotional, spiritual and social support to service users within the scheme to encourage them to achieve maximum independence where possible. To ensure that the highest standard of care is maintained in accordance with Heritage Care’s policies and procedures and CQC Fundamental Standards.

You will need to be a great team player and be able to build positive relationships with our service users, their families and our staff. You will need to demonstrate an understanding of the needs of older people living within the scheme and how to support them to lead valued lives in the community. Good literacy, numerical and verbal skills are a must. It’s also very important that you are organised, patient and of a caring nature.

The Chestnuts is a modern, purpose built registered care home in Aylesbury. The home is able to accommodate and support up to 32 residents with a higher level of support need, specifically those living with dementia. Residents at The Chestnuts enjoy a welcoming and social environment where they can choose to participate in a range of activities and events. The spacious lounges are perfect for residents to sit and relax, socialise or watch television.

The benefits we offer include:
28 days holiday including bank holidays
Pension scheme
Child Care Vouchers
Bike to work scheme
Discount scheme with a wide range of retailers
Refer a friend scheme
Interest free season ticket loan for travel

We also offer an excellent career progression, extensive training and support will be provided. We offer QCF training (recognised by the City & Guilds) which can lead to formal nationally recognised care qualifications.

All successful candidates are subject to full pre-employment checks including an enhanced disclosure from Disclosure and Barring Service.

Please apply online now.

Required skills

  • Health Care
  • Personal Care
  • Social Care
  • Training

Reference: 34638740

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