The Coombs is a 36 bed Care Home situated in the town of Coleford. The home offers residential, nursing and respite care in a comfortable, homely setting. We’re rated 9.2 by Carehome.co.uk and Good by the Care Quality Commission. ABOUT THE ROLE Do you want to have greater say over when you work? Then this role is perfect for you. Bank contracts are not temporary, but they are flexible. They don’t have any guaranteed hours so when we do offer you work it’s your choice to work or not. This gives you the flexibility to work around your other commitments, such as your studies, another job or caring for family members. Or if you a looking to gain experience in the care sector without making a permanent commitment, or to simply ‘keep your hand in’ if you are partially retired; bank contracts are an excellent option for you. Our Carers make a real difference to our residents every day; whether it’s helping them with their daily routines or personal care, providing companionship or joining in with the vast array of fun activities that take place in our homes, you’ll play a vital role in ensuring they are leading happy and fulfilled lives. You understand that some days 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. ABOUT YOU If you’ve worked in care before, then that’s great as you’ll have a good idea of what to expect. But if care as a profession is new to you, then don’t worry – we’ll provide all the training you need to start your care journey with us, all delivered in a nurturing, engaging and rewarding environment. What’s more important to us is that you’re good at communicating with people, you enjoy working as part of a team, you’ll be keen to learn and will want to excel at your job every day. AND IN RETURN 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, are clinically exempt or under 18 years of age). Here are some of the other benefits you’ll enjoy as a bank worker: * Flexible working hours * Pro rata’d annual leave entitlement * Free uniform * Free DBS * Free parking in available spaces * Higher rates of pay at weekends * Paid breaks If you think you have the right skills and attitude to deliver the highest quality of care for our residents as a care assistant within our care homes, then you could be the next to join us. So apply today.