Care UK

Vacancies

  • Job Reference
  • SYS-10072
  • Location
  • Cheltenham, Gloucester
  • Post Code
  • GL50 3EL
  • Min Pay Rate
  • £9.14
  • Max Pay Rate
  • £9.14
  • Role Highlights
  • Excellent opportunity at our beautiful care home.

    £9.14 per hour.

    37.50 hours per week.

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  • You
    You’re a caring, fun-loving person with a passion for helping older people stay fit, active and independent. You’re an excellent motivator and an inspiring leader. And you’re good at building friendships – so you can get to know residents and create tailored activity plans based on their individual interests and ability. Most of all, you recognise what a vital role activity and exercise can play in the physical and mental well-being of older people. You’re willing to go the extra mile with your team to make a big difference to our residents’ lives.

    Your role
    Reporting to the Home Manager, you’ll lead a small team of lifestyle co-ordinators. You’ll work closely with your team to create interesting, tailored activity plans for every resident. You’ll take time to get to know residents and their relatives – to find out which activities or hobbies they find stimulating. You’ll also be responsible for organising outside trips for residents and involving the wider community in the home. It’s a hugely varied role that’s both challenging and rewarding. With quality training and lots of support, we’ll help you make a big success of it.

    As Lifestyle Lead at Care UK, you can look forward to:
    ∙ Competitive pay – we pay more than the average
    ∙ Fast-track career options
    ∙ Quality training to develop your skills
    ∙ Flexible hours
    ∙ Stakeholder pension
    ∙ Childcare vouchers
    ∙ Thousands of online and in-store discounts

    About Care UK
    We run over 120 homes and day clubs across the UK. We provide residential, nursing, dementia and end-of-life care for older people. As one of the UK’s leading care home providers, our goal is to help every employee fulfil his or her potential – with first-class training and support.

  • Where you'll work
  • Sandfields care home opened in February 2014 and provides the best in residential and nursing care in luxurious surroundings.

    Our purpose-built care and nursing home in Cheltenham, on St George’s Road, provides full time residential and nursing care, and short term respite care, for up to 90 older people.

    Care UK is fast developing a reputation for designing stunning care homes that enhance residents’ lives in a host of ways.

    We get to know each resident extremely well, from their physical needs to their likes and dislikes, hobbies and interests, then design a care plan that’s entirely tailored to them.

    In fact, everything at Sandfields, from the care we provide, through to the wide range of activities we organise, and even the delicious meals our catering team prepare, are tailored to residents – so that each person can continue doing the things they love, receiving an experience that’s as individual as they are.

Care UK is committed to ensuring that it employs people with the right mix of talent, skills and potential and will assess every applicant fairly regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependents, age, physical/mental disability or offending background. Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent you from working with us, it will depend on the nature of the role and background of any offence.