Night Carer-30 Hours per week Brookside, Melksham £10.65 per hour Shift-9:15pm-7:15am Alternate weekends
ABOUT THE ROLE
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.
If these shift / hours do not suit you, we can also offer hours on a casual basis that give you flexibility and work life balance. Simply let us know what you are looking for when you apply.
Brookside is an 50 bed Care Home situated in Melksham. The home offers compassionate, individualised residential care for up to 50 residents in a comfortable, homely setting. We’re rated 8.1 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:
28 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
A workplace pension
Higher rates of pay at weekends
Access to our Employee Assistance Programme
Blue Light Card and ‘My Rewards’ programme offering you discounts on shopping, days out, restaurants and much more
Care Worker Charity membership for well being and financial aid
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. 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.
About The Orders of St John Care Trust
At the Orders of St John Care Trust, we are committed to providing the highest quality of care for our residents. This requires the support of a dedicated and professional team.
Care is at the heart of everything we do. Working in one of our care or support roles you will be at the forefront of the service we provide to our residents. Roles available include Carer, Care Lead, Chef / Cook, Kitchen Assistant, Handy Person, Housekeeper, Administrator, Activities Coordinator, and Bursar.
We also offer a range of Nursing, Home Management, and HeadOffice positions.
We care about our residents and we care about each other. At each of our care homes, you’ll find a friendly, inclusive and welcoming environment.
Being a large care provider means we offer an incredible range of careers.
We employ over 4,800 people in our homes and extra care housing schemes.
We’ve grown significantly since we started caring for residents 25 years ago and we need more people with the right mix of skills, passion and ambition to help us grow even more.
We are committed to giving our employees every opportunity to become better qualified and to continually develop.
Don’t worry if you’re new to care – we’ll provide all the training and support you need.