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6151
Sector
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Position
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Location
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Salary
£7 to £8 per hour

Heritage Care is a charitable organisation that provides a range of flexible individualised care and support services for people with learning disabilities, mental health support needs and older people.

We look to recruit people who both embody and share our values: People that always behave with integrity and that seek to inspire everyone they come in contact with. People that respect diversity and value inclusiveness. People that constantly innovate to meet the needs of those we serve and impact lives in a positive way.

If you are passionate about making a difference, enjoy the challenge of a busy working environment and want to be valued for your contribution - then why not join us.

Care Assistant - Job Ref: 6151

Location: The Penningtons, Amersham, Buckinghamshire, HP6 6EJ

Salary: £7:80 - £7.90, Enhancements paid for the following hours worked:

Saturday’s & Sunday’s: £1.25 per hour

Night’s & Bank Holiday’s: 10% of hourly rate

Hours of work: Full and part time hours available, including early & late shifts, night shifts, and regular weekends on rolling rota basis

Benefits

Supported, planned career development and training. Friendly team and good working environment. Heritage Care operates a free employee benefits discount scheme. This gives discounts on a large number of retailers on the high street and over the internet. Retailers include Apple, Primark, Sainsbury’s, Superdry, Tesco’s, and Thomas Cook. We also offer a bike to work scheme and a child care voucher discount scheme.

Job Purpose

To provide physical, emotional, spiritual and social support to service users within the scheme to encourage them to achieve maximum independence where possible.  To ensure that the highest standard of care is maintained in accordance with Heritage Care’s policies and procedures and CQC Essential Standards of Quality and Safety.

Role Requirements

No previous care experience is required. You need to be passionate, patient and willing to learn! You will be working as part of a team and on your own initiative and must have good numeracy, literacy and verbal skills.

The Croft is a modern, purpose built registered care home for 60 people. The home is split into four small communities, each with its own staff team. Each community has a comfortable and spacious living room where people can meet or watch the large flat screen TV. Residents can join in with a range of organised activities including coffee mornings, quizzes, discussions and cinema days. All of this takes place within a happy ‘family’ atmosphere supported by the dedicated Activity Organiser.

How to apply

For further information or to arrange an informal visit please contact The Croft on: 01494 732500, or send your CV and covering letter to Loughton Recruitment Department. Contact details for our recruitment department can be found via www.heritagecare.co.uk/jobs

Applications are reviewed daily and interviews are arranged to suit

All successful candidates are subject to full pre-employment checks including an enhanced disclosure from Disclosure and Barring service

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