Located in the Headington area of Oxford is Townsend House, offering high-quality and compassionate residential, early-stage dementia and respite care for 45 residents. We’re rated 9.4 by Carehome.co.uk and Good by the Care Quality Commission. ABOUT THE ROLE Are you an experienced Care Assistant with a preference to work nights? Our care teams make a real difference every day and your professionalism, teamed with kindness and compassion, will be at the core of everything you do. You’ll be responsible for keeping wakeful watch on the security and safety of our residents and the home in general, supporting our residents with their personal care needs, administering medication; alongside providing support with light housekeeping and companionship. You’ll understand that some shifts might be challenging, but you’ll also laugh, have fun and make lasting memories with our residents. In joining us, you’ll also become part of our extended family. You’ll work alongside other team members who are passionate about providing care, warmth and kindness to all those who live and work in our homes. If these shift / hours do not suit you, we can also offer hours on a casual basis that give you flexibility and work life balance. Simply let us know what you are looking for when you apply. ABOUT YOU You’ll have previous experience of either caring for an individual or working in a residential care setting. In addition, you’ll be good at communicating with people, compassionate with a can-do approach and enjoy working as part of a team. You’ll be keen to learn and will want to excel at your job at all times, so we’ll provide all the support you need to continue your career with us - all delivered in a nurturing, engaging and rewarding environment. AND IN RETURN The Trust is a great place to work; we’ve been providing care for almost 1,000 years and we’re currently the second largest not-for-profit provider in the UK. Not-for-profit means that we reinvest every penny we make into our residents, colleagues and the care homes we live and work in. Therefore, we offer a great range of benefits, including a competitive salary, training and development. Alongside keeping our colleagues safe with PPE, daily testing and comfort in knowing all your colleagues will be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (in line with government legislation; please do not continue with this application if you have not received all doses of an approved COVID-19 vaccination, unless you are clinically exempt or under 18 years of age). Here are some of the other benefits you’ll enjoy as a valued member of our team: * 28 days holiday (including Bank Holidays) * A workplace pension * Free uniform * Free DBS * Higher rates of pay at weekends * Access to our Employee Assistance Programme * “My Rewards” programme, offering you discounts on shopping, days out, restaurants and much more If you think you have the right skills and attitude to deliver the highest quality of care for our residents as a Night Care Assistant within our care homes, then you could be next to join us. So apply, and get your career started with us today.