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Ref no:
240811
Published:
15/10/2021
Closes:
31/3/2022
Location:
Belmont Care Centre, Fairhurst Road, Stranraer, Wigtownshire, DG9 7QL
Rate:
£9.50 per hour
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time & Part Time
Hours:
33 hours per week

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Experienced Care Assistant required - Residential Care Home - 33 hours per week Permanent

Belmont Care Centre, Stranraer, DG9 7QL

St Philip’s Care is dedicated to providing outstanding care to our clients which is why we have been named 'The most outstanding care group' in the UK and ‘The most improved Dementia Care Group in the UK’ by the UK Over 50's Housing Awards. 

Do you want to do your best for people and provide and excellent quality person centered care?

You should be an experienced Carer or an individual with a genuine desire to enter the care arena looking for a new position in an Elderly Care Home in Stranraer.  

We offer a full training and induction package including a City and Guilds Verified Care Certificate for those who require it. The successful person will be joining a close-knit, friendly team who offer a quality service.

As a Care Assistant you will be responsible for:

  • Understanding and providing the requirements for “normal” health and to have insight into the effects on the client and family when continued care is needed.
  • To assist the client in any area of his/her daily care needs which they would normally undertake themselves if they were able to do so.
  • To participate in holistic caring activities.
  • Care for all clients’ needs as required with the aim of optimising their independence.
  • Read and act on the Care Plans of each client to promote continuity of care.
  • To understand the right of the individual to confidentiality.
  • Moving and handling, dressing and assisting residents in their daily hygiene and dressing needs.
  • Observing and reporting any changes in residents condition
  • Report to Senior staff any hazard or unsafe equipment that may be injurious to the health and safety of staff, residents and visitors
  • To attend any in-service training arranged as part of staff development and mandatory training, which is a legal requirement

As a Care Assistant it would be desirable to have:

  • Previous experience of care work in a Hospital, Care or Nursing Home.
  • A Passion for Care of the Elderly
  • SVQ L2 in H&SC

Benefits of working with the St Philips Family

  • A supportive, inclusive, friendly working environment
  • The opportunity to progress and gain further qualifications “learn while you earn!”
  • 4-weekly pay periods
  • Full training given
  • Paid induction and shadow shifts
  • E - Learning incentive scheme
  • Paid holiday
  • Flexible opportunities to fit around your life
  • Rewards scheme for all staff
  • Refer a friend bonus scheme worth £100.00
  • To be part of the St Philip’s Care family across the UK
  • The chance to change lives