Care Assistant – Appleby Care Home – Tyne and Wear

Care Assistant
Appleby Care Home
Posted 3 months ago

Appleby Care Home in North Shields are currently seeking a Care Assistant to join our team on a full time basis.

We offer first class care for the elderly on a permanent or respite basis, delivered by highly trained professionals in lovely comfortable surroundings.

Our philosophy is simple; we want everyone to enjoy life to the full. We never forget that all our residents are individuals and we treat them with dignity, privacy and respect while offering freedom of choice and championing independence. We are ensuring every day is a fulfilling and enjoyable experience.

Appleby Care Home provides specialist dementia (EMI) care for up to a number of residents in North Shields.Part of Larchwood Care Homes, the purpose built home offers a safe and secure environment promoting independence and well-being. There are a number of care packages available offering long and short term care including nursing.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Care Assistant working 38.5 hours per week

We are looking for exceptional individuals with the right attitude, skills and knowledge who share our passion to deliver the best quality care experience.

To apply for this role you must have the following:

Genuine interest in working with the relevant Service Users group
•Good communication and organisation skills
•Confident team player
•Satisfactory Policy check and check against the SOVA list
•Ability to work on own initiative
•Willingness to participate in Vocational Training Program
•Previous experience of working with the relevant Service User Group
•NVQ level 2 in care (desirable but not essential)

In return for this we can offer you:

Enhanced pay for Bank Holidays
•24 hour Telephone Employee Assistance Programme helpline
•Online discounted vouchers for several companies
•Opportunity for progression within the company
•Continuous support to maintain the training you need to deliver excellence
•On-going support from a motivated and committed Head Office and Regional Teams
•Refer a friend scheme

If you think you have the experience, skills and attitude then apply online today or contact the home on 01914 999 688

The safety and wellbeing of our residents and staff are our priority. Currently, we have had a fantastic take up of vaccinations for staff and residents and the number continues to rise. We have recently implemented a new recruitment policy to ensure all new joiners are vaccinated before they start work. This will assist us in fulfilling our responsibility to minimise risk to the lowest practicable level.

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