Social Care

Care Assistant / Support Worker / Care Worker – Nights

West Midlands
Up to £10.23 per hour

Job Title: Night Care Assistants

Based: Olton, Solihull, B27 6PF

Salary: £10.23 per hour

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Closing Date: 19th March 2021

The Trust:

The Trust is a family of charities & community of people supporting those most in need in the West Midlands. They want everyone, regardless of age or circumstances, to feel secure, have opportunities and to thrive.

The services provided include:

  • Safe, affordable and well-maintained alms-housing
  • Residential and extra care
  • Community and housing related support
  • Services to advance the opportunities of children and young people in need

Everything they do is rooted in their 370 year history and driven by their vision for the future.

The Role:

The Trust currently has a full-time (35 hrs per week) vacancy for a Night Care Assistant to work shifts at Alexandra House, their residential care home.

As a Night Care Assistant you will put the residents’ care and wellbeing at the heart of everything you do. The Trust promotes independence, dignity and quality of life always in a person centred, caring and supportive environment.

You will assist with both physical and emotional support and personal care, assisting residents who need support going to bed or getting up in the morning, you will perform regular resident checks throughout the night and complete reports as needed.

Key things about you:

  • Ideally you will have your NVQ 2 in Health and Social Care but they will provide this training if needed
  • Some experience in long term care, assisted living or home care but this is not essential, training can be provided
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities
  • Exhibit a caring and compassionate attitude while articulating true concern for people
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • An enhanced DBS check will be taken up for successful candidates

What they offer:

Well trained, well rewarded staff provide a better level of care. You will receive regular training and supervision, along with development opportunities across the Trust.

They continue to reward their staff with competitive salaries and a number of employee benefits including

  • Starting on 31 days holiday inclusive of Bank Holidays (increases with service)
  • An annual ‘wellbeing’ day for all staff
  • Company sick pay
  • Pension scheme
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance programme
  • Long service awards
  • Ongoing career development and refresher training

Equal Opportunities:

The Trust is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

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Please note should sufficient applications be received the Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy at any time and recruit at any stage. All interested applicants are encouraged to apply at their earliest convenience to avoid disappointment.

Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of; Support Worker, Care Worker, Nights Care Assistant, Care Assistant, Senior Care Assistant, Team Leader, Care Work Assistant, Resident Care Assistant, Resident Care Worker, Elderly Care Worker, Elderly Care Assistant, Elderly Support Worker, Elderly Care, Support Assistant, Enabler, Healthcare Assistant will also be considered for this role.