Care UK

Vacancies

  • Post Code
  • SW15 3PU
  • Min Pay Rate
  • 11.50
  • Max Pay Rate
  • 12
  • Shifts Available
  • 8pm to 8am
  • Role Highlights
  • Sherwood Grange - Kingston Vale

    £11.50ph

    50p enhancement on weekends

    Due to this position being a full-time role, we can only consider people able to work 33 or 44 hour a week contracts and we do not offer UK Sponsorship at this home.

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  • If your proven experience of caring for older people includes leading shifts, and you’re looking for a rewarding role that comes with excellent training and great opportunities for personal development, join Care UK as a Senior Care Assistant and make a real difference.

     

    Being a Senior Care Assistant at Care UK

    Senior Care Assistants at Care UK are already used to caring for others. They’re passionate about what they do, flexible in their approach and great at building a rapport with everyone they deal with. They inspire professionalism. They cope with difficult situations using tact and diplomacy and take responsibility for resolving them. They enjoy collaborating with others and sharing information and ideas. They raise standards through innovation. And, they consider it a privilege to be trusted to look after others. Do you have the same sort of attributes? Then we could have just the role for you.

     

    What you’ll be doing

    Being a Senior Care Assistant isn’t just about providing leadership and support for a care team. It’s about acting as a role model for good practice and a champion for residents’ dignity and safety. It’s about regularly assessing, monitoring and reviewing day-to-day processes and coming up with improvements where required. And, it's about ensuring that clear and accurate records and communication systems relating to clinical and care delivery are properly maintained and effectively used. Put simply, it’s about making a difference. A real difference.

     

    What you’ll need

    An NVQ and relevant experience is essential, including a good understanding of care planning processes and a proven ability to write concise care plans.  We’ll also be looking for individuals who are well-organised, with excellent supervisory skills and used to planning, allocating and delegating work appropriately. What's more, you have experience of contributing to, monitoring and implementing changes that improve outcomes for residents. Above all, you have a natural ability to help make the lives of others more fulfilling and want to work in an environment where the work can be hard, but also fun and rewarding.

     

    The benefits

    • Quality training to develop your skills
    • Opportunities to progress through our career paths into more senior and management roles
    • Earn whilst you learn and take on an apprenticeship
    • Flexible hours, including a choice of day, night or weekend shifts
    • Bank holiday enhancements
    • Stakeholder pension
    • Free uniform
    • Free DBS
    • Thousands of online and in-store discounts
       

    One of the UK’s leading care home providers, Care UK run over 120 homes and day clubs across the UK that provide residential, nursing, dementia and end-of-life care for older people. A top rated employer in best quality results, our goal is to help every employee fulfil their potential by providing first-class training and support.

    Fulfilling lives, fulfilling Careers.

  • Where you'll work
  • Sherwood Grange care home is due to open in Kingston Vale, West London, in spring 2016 and will provide around the clock residential and dementia care for older people.

    The 59-bed care home will offer the latest in luxurious living, within a stone’s throw of Wimbledon Common and Richmond Park. The new three storey home has been designed to maximise light and space and have superb onsite facilities including a hair salon, cinema and coffee shop.

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.