Posted 14/07/2020 by Brightside Manor Care Home
Up to £9.50/hour +enhancements
Care Assistant – DAY DUTY (Full or Part-time)
Brightside Manor Care Home, a leader in dementia residential care in Cardiff has exciting job opportunities for dedicated experienced care staff. We currently have vacancies for Care assistants as we are expanding our provision. It is preferable that candidates have QCF level 2 or equivalent qualification, a minimum of 1-year experience working with individuals with a diagnosis of dementia. We are looking for motivated, compassionate individuals that enjoy making a difference in the quality of life of our residents.
Opportunities for career progression within the company.
Care Assistant – DAY DUTY (Full or Part-time):
Required to work on day duty - Full-time 36 hrs/week or Part-time -min 18 hrs/week
Responsibilities include providing personal care to elderly residents in a dignified manner, recognising and responding to changes in health care needs, updating care records, and liaising with colleagues. Applicants should be skilled in a range of communication techniques, familiar with person-centered approaches, and dedicated to improving the lives of our residents with dementia.
Skills and Experience:
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 1-year relevant experience in the care of the elderly, ideally dementia care, or other related social care fields. QCF Level 2 qualifications or equivalent is preferred but not essential as we will enroll the candidate to obtain the relevant qualifications with training opportunities to enroll on to Social Care Induction Framework.
Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team working alongside other senior colleagues and under the supervision of the home’s Registered Manager. Auto-enrolment pension scheme and excellent paid training opportunities.
DAY DUTY POSITION - 36 hours per week (F/T) or Min 16 hours/week (P/T)
SHIFT PATTERN: DAY 8AM-2PM, 2PM-8PM or 8AM-8PM
Overtime by arrangement to cover holidays and sickness.
Occasional night duty for observation and staff training.
Candidates should be flexible and available to work weekends. Shifts vary from 8am-8pm, 8am-2pm, 2pm-8pm and occasional night 8pm-8am by mutual agreement. Overtime by arrangement to cover holidays and sickness.
ASAP subject to Enhanced DBS check and references
Rate Of Pay:
Up to £9.50/hour plus enhancements for weekend working and performance incentives. A 12-week probationary period applies.
To apply for this role, please submit your CV in the first instance to the Registered Manager via the Apply Now button below:
Job Application form
Health Check form
Brightside Manor is a 28 bed care home offering both residential and now specialist residential dementia care. We are a family run care home with over 30 years’ experience in providing high quality person centred care in a “home from home” environment.