Care Assistant

Reference

St Audreys

Job Type

Permanent

Category

Older People

Location

Hertfordshire

Care Assistant 
St Audrey’s 
Hatfield, Buckinghamshire
Salary: £8.72ph
Hours: Part time/Full time & Night Shift hours are available

Ambient Support offers residential and respite care for older people in a beautiful setting in Hertfordshire. St Audrey’s is a home in Old Hatfield village providing independent living and dedicated care for 38 residents. The home, a converted manor house, offers a range of single rooms, communal lounges and beautiful maintained gardens, and is just a short walk from historic Hatfield House and other attractions.

We are looking for our Care Assistants to have:
•    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.

In return for your hard work, we offer our Care Assistant:
•    28 days paid holiday inclusive of bank holidays
•    Ambient Support operates a free employee benefits discount scheme. This gives discounts on many retailers on the high street and over the internet. We also offer a bike to work scheme and a childcare voucher discount scheme. 
•    Excellent career progression, extensive training and support will be provided. We also offer a wide range of qualifications including RQF (formerly NVQ/QCF) in Adult Social Care. There is opportunity to progress to more .
•    Thorough induction, e-learning, classroom training including manual handling, dementia awareness and shadow shifts with experienced members of the team.
•    To be a part of a company that believes all people are unique and they should be able to lead valued lives in their communities treated with dignity and respect, no matter their age, health condition or disability.