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Title:  Senior Care Assistant

Location: 

Dumfries, Scotland, GB, DG1 4AN

Department:  Care (Qualified and Non-Qualified Care Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Care
Requisition Number:  43074

At Sanctuary Care we believe in providing high quality care homes where people are looked after with the utmost dignity and respect. Our strength lies in the quality of our people and we employ those who will share our mission statement ‘Keeping kindness at the heart of our care’.

 

Senior Care Assistant

 

Allanbank Care Home Bankend Road, Dumfries

 

£9.25 per hour

 

Various options available including; days, evenings, nights & alternate weekends

 

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 Allanbank 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 value of keeping kindness at the heart of our care.

 

Where you’ll work

The Allanbank Care Home comprises of 4 separate units which specialise in supporting people with a range of both mental and physical health problems. The team at Allanbank provide a holistic approach to care that involves the individual and supports them to be as independent as far as possible. 

 

Click here for more information about the home.

 

The role of Senior Care Assistant will include

As a Senior Care Assistant, you will look after the day-to-day needs of our residents, whilst showing compassion, care and commitment to having a positive impact on their lives. You will work with a team of like-minded individuals, all with a desire to ensuring that our residents are comfortable in their home. You will also support Care Assistants in their development.

 

Skills and experiences

Experience in care is essential and it is essential that you are willing to work towards or are qualified to Level 3 NVQ or equivalent in the relevant area. What is just as important to us is that you are a caring, enthusiastic and self-motivated individual, who is interested in working in a growing and progressive organisation.

 

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 8 bank holidays
  • Enhanced rate of pay (dependent on qualifications)
  • CQC performance bonus
  • Refer a friend scheme with payment of up to £750 available*
  • Contributory pension from Sanctuary up to set limits
  • Access to a free 24/7 support service providing emotional support including counselling as ‎well as legal, financial and medical advice.
  • Discounts on shopping, holidays, cinema, dining, days out and much more via ‘My Rewards’

     

    To assist you in building a rewarding career in care you can look forward to excellent training and development opportunities within a friendly and supportive environment.

     

    If you require further assistance please contact the home on 01387 249935 and quote Ref: 43074

     

    Closing date: 7 March 2019

     

    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.


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