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Title:  Care Assistant

Location: 

Exeter, South West, GB, EX2 8BE

Department:  Care (Qualified and Non-Qualified Care Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Care
Requisition Number:  55682

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’.

 

Care Assistant Days

 

Greenslades Nursing Home, Willeys Avenue, Exeter, Devon

 

£8.46 to £8.71 per hour (dependant on qualifications)

 

Full time and part time contracts available – To be worked over 2, 3 or 4 shifts a week. This will have to include alternate weekend working

 

Shift patterns available are 8am until 8pm / 8am until 2pm / 2pm until 8pm

 

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 Greenslades Nursing 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

Greenslades is located in the heart of the historical city of Exeter, Devon. We are a 10-minute walk from the Quayside area and a stone's throw from antique shops, independent retail outlets, restaurants and other attractions. Our dedicated team provide a range of care and support including nursing, dementia, palliative and respite care for up to 66 residents. Along with all the usual home comforts you would expect, Greenslades benefits from a beautiful landscaped garden with raised flowerbeds for our residents who like a spot of gardening. Alternatively, our residents care appreciate the outdoors in the comfort of their favourite armchair at our weekly indoor gardening club.

 

Click here for further information about the home.

 

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:

 *Terms and Conditions apply

  • 20 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Life Assurance
  • CQC Performance bonus

  • Overtime Enhancements
  • Occupational Sick Pay
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • 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 support including legal, financial, emotional and medical advice
  • Discounts on shopping, holidays, cinema, dining, days out and much more via ‘My Rewards’
  • Criminal Records Checks are funded by Sanctuary Car

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If you require further assistance please contact Greenslades Nursing Home on 01392 274 029 and quote Ref: 55682

 

To apply please send your up to date CV and covering letter quoting 55682 to Resourcing.team@sanctuary-housing.co.uk 

 

Closing date: 28 February 2020

 

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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.
An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check 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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