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Title:  Care Assistant

Location: 

Selby, Yorkshire and Humberside, GB, YO19 6RE

Department:  Care (Qualified and Non-Qualified Care Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Care
Requisition Number:  52642

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

 

Lake and Orchard Residential and Nursing Home, Riccall Lane, Kelfield, York, North Yorkshire

 

£8.37 to £8.54 per hour (dependant on qualifications)

 

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

 

Free Transport is available before and after your shift from the Selby area

 

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 Lake and Orchard Residential and 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

 

Lake and Orchard is situated in rural North Yorkshire in the village of Kelfield, we are close neighbouring villages and the historic market town of Selby. Lake and Orchard is set in twelve acres of beautiful countryside and overlooks a large fishing lake. Our dedicated team provide a range of care and support including nursing, residential, dementia, assisted living and mental health care to up to 94 residents. We have an in-house hairdressing salon and a prayer room. Our bistro-style coffee shop is a great place for the people we support to spend time with their family and friends. Click here for more 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

 

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

 

Closing date: 22 November 2019 

 

View the detailed Job Profile.

 

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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