Care Assistant (Days & Nights)
We are looking for a compassionate, personable and hard working Care Assistant to join our team at Oak Lodge – a care home with an “OUTSTANDING” CQC rating.
Starting salary £8.76 per hour.
There are a variety of shifts including weekdays and weekends, day and nights available.
As well as a competitive hourly rate, we offer the following benefits;
- 28 days Holiday (for full time workers)
- Enhanced pay for Bank Holidays
- Comprehensive induction training
- Ongoing training and development
- Auto-enrolment Pension Scheme
- NVQ Training
- Refer a Friend Scheme
- Paid breaks
- Free Uniform
- Perks at Work scheme giving access to 1000’s of discounts and offers
Forest Care is a family owned and managed company, currently with four care homes in Hampshire and Surrey. Our focus is to ensure we provide the highest standards of care to our residents, and their ongoing welfare, comfort and needs are central to how we run our homes. We want our homes to be a home in the truest sense, and we are committed to making our residents feel at home from the outset.
Main Duties of our Healthcare Assistants;
- Assist residents who need help with dressing, undressing, bathing and toilet.
- Assist residents with mobility problems and/or other physical disabilities.
- Promote the mental and physical activity of residents through talking to them, taking them out, sharing with them in activities such as reading, writing, and any other hobbies that they might have.
- Assist residents at meal times if required
- Read and write reports in case notes.
- Assist with medication administration as required/directed.
- To undertake any other duties as required by line management
Skills and Experience of our Healthcare Assistants;
- NVQ Qualification – (Desirable but not essential as full training is provided and NVQ training is available)
- A genuine willingness to care for Senior Adults within a Care Home environment
- High level of written and spoken English
Please note this position is subject to a DBS check