Care UK

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Senior Care Assistant

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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
  • Heatherbrook is a modern, purpose-designed care home set in a quiet residential area of Romford in Essex.

    We provide personalised nursing and respite care for older people living with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia.

    Our experienced and compassionate team spends lots of time getting to know every resident, so that we can provide care that is as individual as they are. We work closely with residents and family members to find out about each person’s lifetime experiences, interests and abilities, and to create tailored care plans.

    Many members of our team have worked at Heatherbrook for a long time – some have been here since the home opened in 2002 – so residents are always surrounded by familiar, friendly faces. It helps us to provide consistent, person-centred, high quality care.

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.