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Care Assistant

Location : Plymouth (PL9) - Devon, South West, United Kingdom
Salary : Competitive
Type : Permanent
Main Industry : Search Health, Nursing & Social Services Jobs
Job ID : 98590049
Advertiser : Sanctuary Group
Posted On : 13 January 2020 12/02/2020
At Sanctuary Care we believe in providing high quality care homes where people are looked after with the utmost dignity and respect. Our strength lies in the quality of our people and we employ those who will share our mission statement 'Keeping kindness at the heart of our care'.

Care Assistant Days & Nights

Furzehatt Residential and Nursing Home, 59 Furzehatt Road, Plymstock, Plymouth, Devon

£8.46 to £8.71 per hour (dependant on qualifications)

Full time and Part time contracts available to be worked over 2 , 3 or 4 shifts a week

Why work for us?

When you join Sanctuary Care, you will be part of something special - we are an innovative organisation, with ambitious growth plans. At Furzehatt Residential and Nursing Home we put people at the heart of everything we do and that includes our staff. We invest heavily in your training, promote a strong teamwork ethic and make sure that you have the support and resources you need to reach your potential. Our strength lies in the quality of our people and we employ those who share our values.

Where you'll work

Furzehatt is located in a quiet residential area in the leafy parish of Plymstock in Devon. The care home is a stone's throw from Broadway Shopping Centre and the centre of Plymouth, with all the shops, restaurants and attractions this has to offer. Our team provide a range of care and support including residential, dementia, nursing, palliative and respite care for up to 60 residents. We have beautiful lounges and a large conservatory for our residents to use as they wish, whether taking part in activities, catching up with friends and family or simply reading a good book. Furzehatt also benefits from gardens with raised flower beds and potting shed are perfect for our residents who like to do a spot of light gardening.

Click here for further information about the home.

The role of Care Assistant will include

-Delivering the highest quality of personalised care to our residents in line with their individual care plans
-Helping with all aspects of day-to-day life, as well as making sure they can enjoy leisure and social activities
-Ensuring the overall happiness and well being of our residents by getting to know them and their families and providing them with emotional support and company

Skills and experiences

-Experience is not essential, as we will support you with all the training and support you'll need to do the job, what is important is that you are a caring, enthusiastic and self-motivated individual
-Excellent communication and team working skills are essential along with a flexible approach
-You will also be compassionate and have a real genuine empathy for older people and their needs, ensuring we treat everyone with the respect and dignity they deserve

Ready to join us?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary Care a great place to work we offer access to a range of great employee benefits including:

-20 days annual leave plus bank holidays
-Life Assurance
-CQC Performance bonus
-Overtime Enhancements
-Occupational Sick Pay
-Excellent training and development opportunities
-Refer a friend scheme with payment of up to £750 available
-Contributory pension from Sanctuary up to set limits
-Access to a free 24/7 support service providing support including legal, financial, emotional and medical advice
-Discounts on shopping, holidays, cinema, dining, days out and much more via 'My Rewards'
-Criminal Records Checks are funded by Sanctuary Care

* Terms and Conditions apply

If you require further assistance Furzehatt Residential and Nursing Home on # 484 008 or please click the blue Apply button at the top of the page or please send your up to date CV and covering letter to # and quote Ref: 58182

Closing date: 31 January 2020

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We reserve the right to withdraw this advertisement at any time depending on application volumes; therefore an early submission of application is encouraged.

Building Equality and Diversity
We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent illegal working.
An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be necessary in the event of a successful application which we will pay for.
Sanctuary Care Limited is a subsidiary of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.

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