Night Care Assistant - Grantham

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

Job Description

Night Care Assistant
Location: Gregory House. Grantham
Pay rate: £10.57 - £10.92 (plus weekend enhancements)

Contracted Hours24 hours - Perm

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.

Gregory House is a 31 bed Care Home situated in Grantham, Lincolnshire. The home offers residential and day care in a comfortable, homely setting. We’re rated 10 by Carehome.co.uk and OUTSTANDING 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 (Full time staff, otherwise pro-rata including Bank Holidays)
  • Higher rates of pay at weekends
  • Workplace pension
  • Company sick pay (after probation)
  • Life assurance
  • 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 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.