Health Care Assistant (Care Home)

£9.93 hourly
  • Friends of the Elderly
  • Bournemouth, UK
  • 11 Jan, 2022

Job Description

Job Title: Health Care Assistant (days and nights)

Contracted Hours: Full–time opportunities available

Salary/Pay Rate: £10.50 to £12.10 per hour (dependent on shift and experience) plus additional increments for bank holidays

Location: Bournemouth, Dorset

Will you promote wellbeing, strive for excellence, treat people with respect, and keep everyone safe? If the answer is yes, look no further.

Why work for us?

We’re proud to say many of our staff have been with us for more than 10 years and some for more than 20. We are committed to investing in our teams, which is why we offer a great list of employee benefits specifically with you in mind:

Working for a charity that puts people at the heart of what we do

A care home rated ‘Good’ by CQC

Excellent training and clear career development pathways

Retail discounts – save money and earn points at over 3,500 retailers

Recommend–a–friend scheme – earn £250 for each referral

Long service awards

Health Cash Plan & Employee Assistance Programme

A bank holiday rate of between £12.08 – £22.00 per hour

What are the duties?

Enhancing the lives of our residents every day

Assisting with personal care and supporting with additional needs

Serving meals and assisting at meal times

Providing emotional support for our residents and resident’s family members

What skills do I need?

Overall, we don’t require you to have experience or qualifications. We only require you to be passionate about supporting our residents. We’ll provide you all the outstanding training and tools that you need; all we ask is a willingness to learn and a genuine enthusiasm to encourage others to live their lives to the full.

What is the home like?

The Retired Nurses National Home (RNNH) is a purpose build residential care home.

Friends of the Elderly has been supporting and caring for older people since 1905.  Over a century later, Friends of the Elderly is working to ensure that all older people have the opportunity to live fulfilled and respected lives.

Apply online today or email or call our friendly recruitment team on 0300 369 0552 for more information.

Friends of the Elderly is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion / beliefs, sexual orientation or age.

We reserve the right to close this advert early if we are able to appoint to the vacancy before the advertised closed date.

We would prefer all staff joining Friends of the Elderly to have received or be in the process of getting their COVID–19 vaccination. This is to support the protection of our staff, our residents and wider staffing teams.