Care Assistant Days, Whitbourne House

Job specification

Location:
Swindon
Hours:
Various
Salary:
£18,686 p.a.pro rata
Closing date:
11/01/2021
Date posted:
15/10/2020
We are seeking Care Assistants to complement our current friendly supportive team at Whitbourne House, a residential care home providing practical, emotional and physical support for older people.

We are looking for an exceptional individual to assist us in the provision of excellent services to a vulnerable adult. You will provide support to maintain our service users’ skills. We endeavour to maximise independence and maintain a high quality of life.

The ability to attend training and work in a team environment will be crucial to the position. Experience of working with elderly people either formal or informal is also essential, along with willingness to work towards gaining NVQ level 2 in Care and Care Certificate. Full training will be given to allow you to develop in the role.
You must have an awareness of Care Quality Commission (CQC) standards.
An ability to read and write in English is essential. 

Candidates must be fluent in the English language (as a requirement of Part 7 of the Immigration Act – for the effective performance of a customer-facing role).

In return you will receive a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, including pension and discounts at major retailers.

N.B. This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

As part of the COVID19 strategy this role will be subject to regular covid19 testing, as per the guidance set out by the Department of Health and Social Care. 

To apply send your CV and a supporting statement which outlines your suitability for the role to resourcing@swindon.gov.uk 
 

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