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Care Worker

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Summary
Salary: £10.77 ph plus 50p Night Enhancement
Location: Bransdale View
Region: North Yorkshire
Job Type: Part Time Permanent
Vacancy Group: Extra Care Operations
Category: Front-Line Operations – Care
Closing Date: 01/22/2021
Date Posted: 12/22/2020
Reference: 0000004687

Description

Night Care Worker

Location: Bransdale View, Ashwood Close, Helmsley - YO62 5HW

Hours: 30 Hour Contract 

Hourly rate: £10.77 per hour + 50p Night Enhancement 

Closing date: 22nd January 2021

Are you looking for a role where no two days are the same? 

Do you love going the extra mile for people to make them feel valued and respected?

Here at Housing 21, there is a reason why over 90% of residents living in our Extra Care schemes are satisfied with the care we provide. From the friendly smile at the door, to the person-centred care delivered in each individual’s home, you’ll help us improve the lives of older people– and feel extremely rewarded for what you do.

Our Care Workers have described being a ‘friend’, a ‘helping hand’ and even ‘the best tea maker’ at work! Today, what will you be? 

What the role of Care Worker involves:

Assisting residents with personal needs where necessary and appropriate e.g. getting up in the morning, washing / bathing and dressing; helping with undressing and getting into bed in the evening. 
Providing assistance with household and domestic tasks, e.g. laundry, shopping, cleaning, and financial transactions such as paying bills. 
Making meals, drinks and snacks where necessary. 
Encouraging and enabling residents to follow agreed care plans. 
Keeping care managers, the service and key agencies informed about the wellbeing of residents and the progress of the care being undertaken.
Working a minimum of 3 shifts per week but alternative 4th shift providing 7 day cover.  Working hours currently 2200hrs to 0800hrs. To provide holiday/sick cover as required.  

What you need:

No experience is necessary however a positive, can do attitude and a willingness to learn is a must
To be kind and friendly 
Good written and verbal English communication skills
Commitment to undertake necessary further training 
A friendly and caring approach
A genuine desire to help people
Reliability and flexibility
The ability to use your initiative
Ability to remain calm under pressure


What you will get in return:

An hourly rate of at least 10% above the National Living Wage
Paid annual leave
Paid training and shadowing with experienced Care Workers 
Ongoing Specialist Care Training 
Career progression
Dedicated support from your Line Manager
Uniform provided
Pension scheme
Salary Sacrifice Scheme – Childcare vouchers
Salary Sacrifice Scheme – Cycle to work
Car Leasing Scheme

Housing 21 is passionate about people and committed to investing in employees to help them to be the best they can be. We hold the Investors in People Gold standard and there has never been a better time to join us as the organisation continues to make a positive difference to society, through the provision of quality housing and care for older people of modest means.

SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS ARE SUBJECT TO A FULL ENHANCED DBS CHECK - COST WILL BE MET BY THE APPLICANT AND WILL BE REIMBURSED AFTER SIX MONTHS OF CONTINUOUS EMPLOYMENT.

An offer of employment will be subject to the satisfactory completion of an enhanced disclosure check, satisfactory references, and induction training.
Due to the high number of applications we receive this job may close earlier than the closing date detailed in this advert, therefore please apply as soon as possible.

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Contact Name: Recruitment Team
Telephone: 0370 192 4345
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