Care Assistant

£9.89 - £10.10 hourly
  • Sanctuary Care
  • Colne, UK
  • 26 Apr, 2022

Job Description

Care Assistant

Peel Gardens Residential and Nursing Home, Off Vivary Way, Colne, Lancashire

£9.89 to £10.10 per hour (new to care or bags of experience, it’s your heart that counts)

Full and part time hours available

Various options available including; days, evenings, nights & alternate weekends

Benefits and rewards

We know you work so hard and being the best Care Assistant you can be needs to be rewarded. We are very proud to offer the following:

  • 20 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata)
  • Life assurance
  • CQC performance bonus
  • Overtime enhancement
  • Occupational sick pay after qualifying period
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Refer a friend scheme with payment of up to £500 available
  • Contributory pension from Sanctuary Care
  • Access to a free 24/7 support service providing support including legal, financial, emotional and medical advice
  • Discounts on shopping, holidays, cinema, dining, days out and much more via ‘My Rewards’
  • Criminal Records Checks are funded by Sanctuary Care.

Why work for us?

We spend so much time at work don’t we, so our ethos at Sanctuary Care is to enrich the lives of both our residents and staff. Let’s have some fun while we’re at work, support each other and work hard as a team.

94% of our employees told us in a recent staff survey that they would recommend Sanctuary Care as a great place to work.

There’s loads of training and promotion opportunities available for those who want to pursue it and every day job satisfaction at Brambles all regardless of role.

Sanctuary Care has over 100 care homes and you can ‘feel’ the difference a team makes the moment you step through one of our doors. The team at Brambles is special and we’re looking for special people to join us. Become a part of it and apply for this role.

Where you’ll work

Located in an attractive residential area of Colne, our nursing home has a special place in this community. Our residents are welcomed along to the local bowling club at Langroyd Park, where there is specially adapted equipment to enable people with limited mobility who enjoy bowling to take part. Using our minibus staff and residents also like to visit nearby Bluebell Farm, which has views over Pendle Hill and boasts horses, goats, rabbits and pigs. Further afield there is Lytham St Anne’s. This is a wonderful spot where our residents can enjoy an ice cream while watching the hustle and bustle of the seaside resort, on the Fylde coast of Lancashire.

Are you our next Care Assistant? Here’s more about the role:

  • First and foremost – we work together as a team to enrich our residents’ lives – let’s support our colleagues too and have fun in the process
  • We give the highest quality of personalised care to our residents in line with their individual care plans
  • Leisure and social activities are a really important part of the day – let’s get stuck in
  • It’s very simple – if we can be the best Care Assistant we can be by being kind and supportive in every way to our residents, their families and our colleagues, then we’re all doing a great job.

What skills do I need?

  • Team work! A happy team, makes for happy residents and a happy home
  • Experience is not essential, as we will support you with all the training and support you’ll need to do the job, what is important is that you are caring, enthusiastic and have energy to share
  • Being able to communicate well is essential along with a flexible approach
  • You’ll also be kind and have a real genuine like for older people and their needs, ensuring we treat everyone with the respect and dignity they deserve.

We hope you feel you could be our next team member.