Current Opportunities

Health Care Assistant

£12.76 Per Hour
Alton
England
Permanent

Job Title: Health Care Assistant 

  • Days: Full Time 36hrs per week £11.60
  • Nights: Part Time 24hrs per weeks £12.76

Location: The Lawn, London Road, Holybourne, Alton. 

Are you passionate about promoting wellbeing and helping people live well in later life?

The Lawn is a beautiful Georgian period home in the rural village of Holybourne, Hampshire and we are looking for passionate and dedicated Care Assistants to join our team. We provide high quality care services for our residents, including residential and dementia care. Our focus is on promoting wellbeing and enhancing the lives of our residents by providing tailored care to meet their individual needs.

"The Lawn has a great reputation for being the best care home in the area and I am delighted that my mum is there".  Review received on carehome.co.uk. 

  • As a valuable member of our team, as a Care Assistant, you will be in charge of coming up with ideas to Enhance the lives of our residents. This will include serving meals and assisting at mealtimes.
  • By joining us as a Care Assistant, you will assist with personal care and additional needs.
  • Care Assistant provide emotional support for our residents and residents’ family members.
  • As a Care Assistant, you will have a genuine enthusiasm to encourage others to live life to the full.

Apply now and speak to our friendly onboarding team!

We also offer:

  • Group Pension Plan, with a 6% contribution from us
  • Access to a free and confidential Employee Assistance programme, offering advice, counselling, and support on life matters.
  • Retail discount schemes to make your salary go further.
  • Access to loans at affordable rates, saving directly from salary and advance pay already earnt.
  • Access to Unmind, an app for your mental health and wellbeing.
  • Health cash plans for you and your family, to help with everyday healthcare such as dental, optical and physiotherapy.
  • Paid breaks.
  • Monthly prize draw, with 3 prizes to be won.
  • Interest free travel loans and ride to work scheme.
  • Long service awards, that increase with length of service.
  • Refer a friend to work for us and you both receive a £200 bonus.
  • Free parking at our homes and day clubs.
  • Evening, weekend, and bank holiday enhancements to pay, as well as overtime premiums.
  • Uniforms are provided.
  • Free DBS checks

Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion

Friends of the Elderly strives to treat all staff equally and be a diverse and inclusive workplace, where everyone can be themselves and everyone accepts each other’s differences. A charity where everyone is equal but definitely not the same!

Our ambition is to ensure equality and celebrate diversity, all working together to create an inclusive workplace, which attracts and retains the best people. People that care and can make a difference.

We value all our staff, service users, volunteers and contractors and strive to respect everyone as individuals, understand their perspectives, and provide a supported workplace so that everyone can thrive.

We are committed to listening, learning, and improving our workplace and we ask all our staff to make a personal commitment to educate themselves; and engage in conversations with colleagues, so that we can all learn and share our stories and treat everyone equally.

We encourage everyone to call out any actions or behaviours not consistent with our values, and champion the rights of all our staff.

Safeguarding

Keeping everyone safe - As one of the charity’s core values, keeping people safe is central to everything we do at Friends of the Elderly. All staff follow our Safeguarding Policy & Procedure and, if they see or suspect abuse, we expect staff report it straight away.

Criminal record checks:

As this role involves a regulated activity, successful applicants will undertake an enhanced DBS check, with barred lists check, and any offer of employment will be dependent on a satisfactory outcome. Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar a person from working for us, this will depend on the circumstances and background of any record.

Apply online today or email fote@cohesionrecruitment.com or call our friendly recruitment team on 01217138348 for more information.

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