Care Assistant

Location High Wycombe
Discipline: Care and Support
Job type: New
Salary: £10.50
Contact name: Michelle Perez Casta

Contact email: michelle.casta@ambient.org.uk
Job ref: 001528
Published: 7 months ago

Care Assistant  

 

Service Name: Hazlemere Lodge Care Home

Location: High Wycombe HP15 7BQ

Salary: £11.44 per hour

Hours: Full and Part Time Hours Available

 

Do you want to make a positive difference to people’s lives, enabling them to gain greater independence and improve their well-being?  If the answer is yes, read on!

 

Who are Ambient Support?

Ambient Support, a registered UK charity with over 25 years’ experience in providing care and support services for older people, people with a mental health needs and people with learning disabilities.

 

Hazlemere Lodge is a Residential Care Home ideally situated in the heart of the community providing a home to 64 residents. We support up to 32 residents with nursing care needs and can support 16 residents living with dementia. This is a welcoming home from home environment offering regular activities and organised events. The courtyard gardens at Hazlemere Lodge are attractive and fully wheelchair accessible for residents and visitors alike.

 

The role of our Care Assistant

-          Experience of supporting adults in a care setting or in the community.

-          An awareness and understanding of high-quality home care.

-          Good communication skills, patience, and flexibility.

-          An understanding of safeguarding and person-centred support.

-          A flexible working pattern and able to do shift work.

-          Alternate weekend working pattern.

 

Skills and attributes of our Care Assistant:

-          Experience of supporting adults in a care setting or in the community.

-          An awareness and understanding of high-quality home care.

-          Good communication skills, patience, and flexibility.

-          An understanding of safeguarding and person-centred support.

-          A flexible working pattern and able to do shift work.

-          Alternate weekend working pattern.

-          Experience is desirable, however, is not essential, as we offer full training for all of our Care Staff.

 

Becoming part of the Ambient family brings benefits too!

  • Flexible working, enabling work-life balance.
  • National Living Wage paid regardless of age, including under 25s.
  • Training and development
  • ‘Refer a Friend’ bonus scheme.
  • ‘Season Ticket’ loan & ‘Bike to Work’ scheme.
  • Paid holiday with minimum of 28 days holiday, including BH (pro-rata for part time staff)
  • Membership of Health Service Discounts scheme
  • Free access to a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme

 

Do you want to take your first steps towards a new rewarding career?  If the answer is yes, then we’d love to hear from you.

 

We positively welcome diversity of background, ethnicity, skills, talents, and contributions from everyone.

 

We are committed to Safeguarding.  An Enhanced DBS clearance is required for this post. References will be obtained for all roles.

 

REF – INDBH