Care Assistant

£10.50 - £11.10 hourly
  • Somerset Care
  • Frome
  • 29 Apr, 2022
Permanent

Job Description

Job Title: Care Assistant

Hours: 28 Hours Weekends Included

Shifts: 7:00am - 2:00pm / 2:00pm - 9:00pm - inc. alternate weekends

Salary: £10.50 - £11.10 per hour (higher rate for weekends) 

Location: Rowden House, 2 Vallis Road, Frome, Somerset, BA11 3EA

Come and feel truly valued at Somerset Care - we provide corporate inductions, excellent training and career development as well as a fantastic, industry-leading rate of pay!

Whether you’re looking to grow your career, or start it, look no further. We love the work that we do. And so will you.

About us

Somerset Care is one of the major care providers in Southern England, and one of the largest not-for-profit care companies in the UK. As an award winning company, it’s no surprise that we put our customers at the heart of what we do, by listening to, and understanding their wishes.

Our Care Home teams deliver day care, respite care, dementia care, residential, nursing care, and end of life care. We champion the independence of our residents and encourage them to live their lives as they choose.

As part of your role, your duties will include:

  • Providing high quality person centred care provision.  
  • Maintaining an environment that is appropriate to the needs of those we support.
  • Supporting with day to day living tasks such as personal care, housekeeping, meal times to emotional support, social interactions, or accompanying those we support attend their appointments.

Why work for us?

We really care about all of our staff and offer a range of excellent benefits:

  • We have partnered with Wagestream so you can access your earned wages before payday
  • My Caring Rewards - provides access to discounts at 1000’s of high street retailers. Make My Caring Rewards a part of the way you shop and you could save on average £1,000 per year
  • Opportunity to gain a qualification - qualification bonus of £100 upon completion
  • Access to The Hub online learning platform – our one stop shop for learning & development
  • Somerset Care Group Awards - recognising those who have gone above and beyond
  • Cycle to Work scheme - you can save up to 40% off the cost of a new bike and accessories
  • Pension scheme & life assurance
  • Free counselling service - 24-hour helpline for staff and their families
  • Return to work maternity bonus of £100
  • Fully paid induction and DBS paid by Somerset Care
  • Paid mileage
  • Enhanced pay for Bank Holidays
  • Weekend Enhancements

In order to be considered for the role, you will need to:.

  • Be passionate, possess good communication, and organisational skills.
  • Be able to work flexibly across varying shifts, including weekends.
  • Be able to engage, listen and communicate in a variety of ways.
  • Be aligned to our values of connecting with people, making a difference, doing the right thing, and embracing change.

Apply online today, email somersetcare@cohesionrecruitment.com, or call our friendly recruitment team on 0121 713 6944 for more information.

Somerset Care Group is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion / belief, 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.