Care Assistant Bank
- Job Reference
- South Croydon
- Job Description
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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.
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
We offer a combination of high quality care and a pleasant location.
Opened in 2010, Langley Oaks is a very modern and welcoming care home in a residential area of South Croydon, close to attractive parks and woodland. We provide personalised residential and respite care for older people with Alzheimer's and other types of dementia. We also offer compassionate and supportive end of life care.
Langley Oaks has been specially designed to meet the needs of older people with dementia. The layout of the home enables residents to explore freely. We take a person-centred approach to care, which means offering lots of choices and always involving residents and their families when making decisions. Our aim is for each resident to feel valued and in control, and to have as much independence as possible.
Our friendly team starts getting to know each resident even before they move in – we use a special form to help us find out about everything from important events in their life to what colours they do and don’t like. We work closely with each individual and their relatives to create a tailored care plan that takes into account all of their needs and preferences.
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.