Townsend House is a 45 bed Care Home situated in Oxford. The home offers high-quality and compassionate residential, early-stage dementia and respite care in a comfortable, homely setting. We’re rated 9.8 by Carehome.co.uk and Good by the Care Quality Commission. ABOUT THE ROLE 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 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 care assistant within our care homes, then you could be the next to join us. So apply and get your career started with us today. OSJCT provide full PPE for all our services, along with clear protocols for its use, alongside weekly PCR tests and daily Lateral Flow tests. We are also following the government’s guidelines around our colleagues working in only one care home to limit the spread of infection from one healthcare workplace to another as well as ensuring all our employees have both doses of the COVID vaccine.