Care UK

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Care Assistant

  • Job Reference
  • SYS-371
  • Location
  • Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
  • Job Description
  • Care_Assistant.doc
  • Job Copy
  • Care Assistant - Ponteland Manor Care Home, Ponteland - NE20

    You’re a compassionate, can-do person with experience supporting older people. You’re good at using your initiative and working well under pressure. To you, it’s more than just a job. It’s a role where you happily go the extra mile to make a difference to the lives of older, frail people. In return, you get excellent support, quality training and fast-track career opportunities from one of the UK’s leading care home providers.

    Your role

    Residents are at the heart of everything we do. As part of a close-knit, friendly team, you’ll assist them with their physical and emotional needs. More than just a carer, you’ll be a true friend who champions their dignity and respects their independence. From day one, we’ll help you progress and take on more responsibility. For example, you’ll be involved in developing individual care plans and supporting new colleagues. To succeed, you’ll need to be able to think on your feet, prioritise your own workload and keep accurate records. We’ll give you ongoing support and quality training to build your career.

    As a Care Assistant at Care UK, you can look forward to:
    Competitive pay – we pay more than the average
    Option to apply for Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship
    Fast-track career options, e.g. into nursing or management roles
    Quality training to develop your skills
    Flexible hours, including a choice of day, night or weekend shifts
    Bank holiday enhancements
    Stakeholder pension
    Childcare vouchers
    Free uniform
    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
  • Ponteland Manor is an attractive and welcoming care home providing exceptional care for the elderly through sensitivity and support.

    Our modern, purpose-built care home is situated in the heart of the attractive rural town of Ponteland in Northumberland near Newcastle upon Tyne and is surrounded by peaceful countryside and pleasant gardens.

    The home is light and airy and provides nursing, residential and respite care for older people, including expert care for individuals with physical disabilities. We also offer supportive and sensitive end of life care.

    When we design our care plans, we make it unique to the individual and we spend lots of time with our residents getting to know about their life and their interests so that we can organise activities that they like and provide the support that they need.

    We treat all residents with the dignity and compassion that they deserve and we always provide the same standards of care that we would wish for ourselves and our own families.

    Everyone at Ponteland Manor care home including our manager understands how important family are and we encourage relatives and friends of residents to visit and stay for as long as they like.

     

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.