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Title:  Care Assistant

Location: 

London, Greater London, GB, HA3 5EG

Department:  Care (Qualified and Non-Qualified Care Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Care
Requisition Number:  49953

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

 

Rowanweald Residential and Nursing Home, Weald Lane, Harrow Weald, Harrow, London

 

£8.33 to £8.73 per hour (dependent on qualifications)

 

39 hours per week

 

Why work for us?

Our vision of keeping kindness at the heart of our care underpins the ethos of our entire organisation. We are committed to ensuring our residents, who chose Sanctuary Care to support them in their later years, are able to live happy and contented lives full of wonderful experiences and memories.

 

Where you’ll work

Rowanweald is situated overlooking the High Street of Harrow Weald in Middlesex. We are located near Aldenham Country Park and the centre of Harrow, meaning we are close to shops, restaurants and other attractions, with lakeside walks right on our doorstep. Our team provide a range of care and support including nursing, palliative and respite care for up to 75 residents. We have a pretty courtyard garden with outdoor seating for people to relax in the sunshine, as well as raised flower beds for our residents who like to do a spot of light gardening. 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:

 

  • 20 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • CQC performance bonus
  • 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 Care

* Terms and Conditions apply

 

All terms and conditions are subject to national review and are therefore subject to change.

 

If you require further assistance please contact Rowanweald Residential and Nursing Home on 0208 424 8811 and quote Ref: 49953

 

Closing date: 03 September 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.
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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