Night Care Assistant

Reference

OP_Chestnuts_Nightca

Job Type

Permanent

Category

Older People

Location

Buckinghamshire

Night Care Assistant 
The Chestnuts
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Salary: £9.12 ph while on probation rising to £9.22ph after successful completion of probation 
Hours: 30 Hours Per Week

The Chestnuts is a modern, purpose-built registered care home in Aylesbury for 64 older people. The home is able to accommodate and support up to 32 residents with a higher level of support need, specifically those living with dementia.
Residents at The Chestnuts enjoy a welcoming and social environment where they can choose to participate in a range of activities and events. The spacious lounges are perfect for residents to sit and relax, socialise or watch television. The grounds and gardens are accessible for residents and visitors alike.


We are looking for our Night 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 Night Care Assistant:
•    All staff are entitled to 5.6 weeks (28.0 days pro rata for hours worked) annual leave per annum. This is 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.