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Title:  Care Assistant

Location: 

Sawston, East Anglia, GB, CB22 3HJ

Department:  Care (Qualified and Non-Qualified Care Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Care
Requisition Number:  52582

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

 

Orchard House Residential Care Home, 191 High Street, Sawston, Cambridgeshire

 

£9.44 to £9.71 per hour (dependant on qualifications) + 20% overtime rate* £11.32 to £11.65 per hour (dependant on qualifications)

 

Full and part time positions available - To be worked over a 12 h shift (8am - 8 pm or 8pm - 8am ) and to include alternate weekends

 

Transport to and from the home may be provided depending on shift patterns and location

 

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 Orchard House Residential 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

Orchard House is situated close to the High Street in the beautiful village of Sawston, on the outskirts of Cambridge. Our care home is a bus ride from all the shops, restaurants, galleries and a stunning cathedral. Orchard House is designed with all the usual comforts you'd expect as well as a hairdressing salon and Day Care Centre where people can meet and socialise. We provide a range of care and support including residential, dementia and day care for 35 residents.

 

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
  • Life Assurance
  • CQC Performance bonus*
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Loyalty Award available*
  • 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

 

If you require further assistance please contact Orchard House Residential Care Home on 01223 712 050 and quote Ref: 52582

 

To apply please send your CV and covering letter to Resourcing.Team@Sanctuary-Housing.co.uk

 

Closing date: 01 November 2019

 

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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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