Bank Night Care Assistant - Bourne

  • The Orders of St John Care Trust
  • Bourne, UK
  • 28 Apr, 2022
Full time

Job Description

Bank Night Care Assistant

Location: Digby Court, Bourne
Pay rate: £10.57 - £10.92 (plus weekend enhancements)
Hours: Bank

ABOUT THE ROLE

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.

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.

Digby Court is a 35 bed Care Home situated in Bourne, Lincolnshire. The home offers residential and respite care in a comfortable, homely setting. We’re rated 8.5 by Carehome.co.uk and GOOD by the Care Quality Commission.

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 and daily testing.

Here are some of the other benefits you’ll enjoy as a valued member of our team:
  • Comprehensive induction, ongoing training and development
  • Free uniform
  • Free DBS
  • Free car parking
  • Refer a Friend reward programme paying £500 for care assistant recommendations
  • Access to our Employee Assistance programme
  • Care Worker Charity membership for wellbeing and financial aid
  • Blue Light Card and “My Rewards” programme, offering you discounts on shopping, days out, restaurants and much more
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.

If you think you have the right skills and attitude to deliver the highest quality of care for our residents as a Bank 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.