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Title:  Care Assistant

Location: 

Ayr, Scotland, GB, KA7 2UX

Department:  Care (Qualified and Non-Qualified Care Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Care
Requisition Number:  79969

 

At Sanctuary Care, we believe in providing high quality care homes where people are looked after with the utmost dignity and respect. It goes without saying that kindness is what care is all about, so first and foremost, we carefully choose our staff for their kind and compassionate nature. We aim to care, nurture and enrich the lives of all in our ‘family’ at Sanctuary Care, whether that’s our staff, residents or family members.

 

Care Assistant

 

Glenfairn House Care Home, 28 Racecourse Road, Ayre, Ayrshire

 

£9.30 per hour

 

Various Hour Available

 

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 Mull Hall Care 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

Glenfairn House Care Home is situated in a leafy, tranquil and desirable residential area of Ayr. Rooms are en-suite, and well appointed. A beautiful setting with well maintained gardens are enjoyed by our visitors and their families alike. The Care Home has been extended and upgraded to include purpose built luxury en-suite rooms, although rooms in the main house remain in period, with ornate cornicing, high ceilings and large windows.

The gardens are beautifully landscaped with lawns, trees, shrubs and flowerbeds. A paved walkway with safety handrails suitable for less able residents surrounds the building. There is, of course, suitable access for wheelchairs, so all our residents can enjoy the gardens.

 

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
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Criminal Records Checks paid for

 

To apply please click the blue Apply button at the top of the page or please send your up to date CV and covering letter to Resourcing.team@sanctuary-housing.co.uk quoting Reference 79969

 

Closing date: 31 August 2020

 

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.
A PVG (Protecting Vulnerable Groups scheme) check in respect of protected adults 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.