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Care Assistant

Reference

PRI22162

Location

Orchid Lawns, Ampthill Road, Steppingley, Bedfordshire, MK45 1AB

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time, Permanent - Part Time

Salary

£8.00 to £8.50 per hour depending on experience

Hours

22 - 33 hours per week

Job Advert - Division Information

Priory Adult Care is the UK’s leading independent provider of specialist adult care services. Our aim is to provide the right support in the right home for all the individuals we accommodate.

With community-based residential care settings, as well as a network of supported living services, we support adults over the age of 18 with autism, dementia, learning disabilities, mental health conditions, Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) and behaviours that challenge. We also offer a range of residential and nursing care settings for older people with varying levels of need.

Job Advert Location Description

Orchid Lawns is a care home designed for older people with dementia. The home provides a specialist dementia nursing service, working in partnership with Central Bedfordshire PCT and Local Authorities. Situated in Steppingley, Bedfordshire the home offers a supportive environment with en-suite bedrooms and comfortable lounge areas. Our dedicated team ensure we meet the resident’s individual care and social needs.

Job Advert Role Description

You will be required to assist in all aspects of care and make sure that clients retain their dignity and individuality, ensuring they are comfortable at all times.

You must have

  • A genuine interest in working within a caring environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Previous experience within the Care Sector

We are looking for people with

  • A friendly and caring approach
  • A genuine desire to help people
  • The ability to relate to people from a wide variety of backgrounds
  • Tact and sensitivity
  • A respectful approach to all residents
  • Patience and a sense of humour
  • Reliability and flexibility

You will be required to support and care for all to a high standard. This will include personal care such as dressing, undressing, toileting, feeding and all other daily duties.

You will be required to monitor client's health and report any deterioration to senior members of staff. You may check on residents at regular intervals as requested by the care home.

You will make sure that rooms are clean and beds are made and be involved in all aspects of care to ensure that client's needs are met.

As a care worker you’ll enjoy:

  • Full training and ongoing support
  • The chance to increase your career opportunities with a fully-funded diploma QCF in social care
  • Employee referral bonus programmes
  • Discount Shop Benefits available

For further information please call us on 01525 713630

We are also keen to add to our team of Bank Nurses, Care Assistants and Support Services staff, so please get in touch if you are interested in one of those roles too.

Division DBS info

Career Pathways

As a Priory Group employee, you’ll be able to chart your long-term career along defined pathways (from Support Worker to CEO), each path providing you a fulfilling work environment and support from a world class organisation to achieve your professional goals. We want to invest in you to achieve the next step in your career, so you can continue to make a difference in people’s lives.

Disclosure

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Job Description

Care_Assistant.pdf

Closing Date

30/09/2018