Care Assistant

  • Job Reference: 00072641-1
  • Date Posted: 7 May 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Oakham, Midlands
  • Salary: £10.50 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Having you been thinking about a career in care? Or looking to progress in your current care role?

If Competence, Choice and Compassion are more than just words to you, and caring comes naturally then a Care Assistant at Oakham Grange could be right for you.

Everyone is different and we celebrate individuality. Our care assistants deliver the highest quality personalised care to our residents in line with their individual care plans with the dignity and respect they deserve.

As a Care Assistant at Oakham Grange you will show genuine kindness and empathy to our residents, making sure they are at the centre of everything you do. If you can offer a natural warmth and wish to make a difference to our residents lives then we would love to hear from you.

You don’t need any qualifications or previous work experience, just a natural warmth and wish to make a difference to someone who needs you. Whatever your background, with our training and support we can build on all your skills.

Some of your duties will include:

• Being a caring and friendly listening ear, helping our residents feel that Oakham Grange is their home.

• Empowering and supporting our residents to make their own choices.

• Helping residents with their daily activities like washing, dressing, eating.

If you are a looking for a joyful and heart-warming career, with real progression and development and you are looking for a rewarding career where you can really care and make a difference then we would love to hear from you.

When we find people who share our values, we try to keep hold of them by nurturing and investing in them, supporting them to be the best that they can be and offer real progression and career development for those that want it.

It is now no longer a legal requirement for care home employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. However, we strongly advise all staff to meet their professional responsibilities and would prefer you to have received a full course of COVID vaccinations.

We offer sponsorship for overseas workers as skilled workers/Tier 2.

This role is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for regulated activity.

Oakham Grange is a care home, in the heart of the Barleythorpe community. We bring a fresher approach to residential, nursing and support. We don’t just accept difference, we welcome it. No

matter what your sexual orientation, ethnicity, disability, gender identity, religion or any other characteristic, we welcome your application. As a team we actively celebrate, support and thrive on diversity for the benefit of our residents and staff, and we believe this creates an environment of empowerment and mutual respect and therefore excellence in care.’

We are able to sponsor overseas workers needing sponsorship as skilled workers

Some benefits of Working at Oakham Grange

· Highly competitive rates of pay

· Great holiday allowance – increases with long service

· Flexible working/rota

· Automatic pension

· Shopping, restaurant and entertainment discounts

· Free parking

· Free tea and coffee

· Free access to 24/7 Employee Support/Counselling

· Quick career progression opportunities

· First class specialist tailored training and induction

· Length of service rewards

· Regular management supervision and support

· Staff forums – to give you a voice to share your ideas

· Opportunity to achieve your Level 2 or 3 City & Guilds (NVQ) in Adult Care (care roles)

· Double pay for bank holidays

· Free meal provided on shift (care roles)

· Full time/Part time/Night/Bank contracts available

Full time/part time/nights/bank* hours available

*For bank hours, care experience is required