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Senior Care Assistant Bank

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  • You

    You’re a caring person with a can-do attitude. You already have experience supporting older people, ideally including those with dementia. You’ve got the confidence to lead a care team and act as champion for the safety and dignity of residents. You have a good understanding of care planning with a Level 3 vocational qualification in Health and Social Care (either a diploma or NVQ). To you, caring is more than just a job. It’s a chance to use your compassion and skills – to make a real difference. To help you succeed, we’ll give you excellent support, quality training and fast-track career opportunities.

     

    Your role

    As a key member of the care team, you’ll put residents at the heart of everything we do. You’ll be happy to go the extra mile to make sure individual residents receive high quality care in a safe, dignified way. You’ll lead by example, supporting and inspiring your team to deliver the very best standards of care. And you’ll liaise with GPs and other healthcare professionals to ensure residents get the medical care they need. As part of a close-knit, friendly team, you’ll use your initiative and talent to contribute to the success of the home. In return, we’ll help you build a successful career. 

     

    As a Senior Care Assistant at Care UK, you can look forward to:

    •              Competitive pay – we pay more than the average

    •              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.