Job Title: Care Assistants
Based: Olton, Solihull, B27 6PF
Salary: £8.40 to £10.23 per hour dependant on qualifications
Closing Date for applications: 16th December 2019
Do you want a rewarding job that makes a positive difference to people’s lives?
The Trust (a well-established charitable housing and care provider based in Olton, Solihull) currently has full-time and part-time vacancies for Day and Night Care Assistants to work shifts at Alexandra House, the Trust’s residential care home.
It also has vacancies for Domiciliary care assistants to work in residents’ homes in its Extra Care facility and the Trust’s sheltered housing schemes.
As a 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 daily activities providing residents with both physical and emotional support and personal care whilst at all times ensuring dignity and respect are maintained for those that use the Trust’s care service.
Some experience of working with older people would be beneficial but is not essential, they will provide training.
Key things about you:
- Reliable, able to work under pressure, follow instructions and procedures
- Good writing and verbal communication skills
- Ability to handle multiple priorities
- Exhibit a caring and compassionate attitude while articulating true concern for people
- Ability to work flexible hours
- A car driver for the domiciliary roles
- 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 meetings, along with development opportunities across the Trust.
They will continue to reward their staff with competitive pay rates and a number of employee benefits including:
- Starting on 31 days holiday inclusive of Bank Holidays (increases with service)
- Company sick pay
- Pension scheme
- Life Insurance
- Employee Assistance programme
- Long service awards
- Ongoing career development and refresher training
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.
Please note should sufficient applications be received they reserve the right to recruit at any stage. They always encourage all interested applicants to apply at their earliest convenience to avoid disappointment.
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