Care assistant

  • Ambient Support Ltd
  • 05 May, 2022
Permanent

Job Description

Care Assistant

Service Name:  The Chestnuts Care Home
Location:  Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Salary:  £9.50 per hour

Hours: 28hrs per week

Benefits:

  • Extensive access and support to recognised qualifications
  • 5.6 weeks (28.0 days pro rata for hours worked) annual leave per annum. This is inclusive of Bank Holidays
  • Employee benefit discount scheme
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

Ambient Support is a registered UK charity with over 25 years’ experience in providing care and support services for older people, people with a mental health need and people with a learning disability.

Our Care Assistant needs:

  • Experience of supporting adults in a care setting or in the community.
  • An awareness and understanding of high-quality home care.
  • Good communication skills, patience and flexibility.
  • An understanding of safeguarding and person-centred support.
  • A flexible working pattern and able to do shift work.
  • Alternate weekend working pattern.
  • Experience is desirable, however, is not essential, as we offer full training for all of our Care Staff.

The Chestnuts is a community based care home in Aylesbury. It is a Residential Home that is able to provide a home to 64 people.

In order to protect both our staff and the people we support, unless there are wholly exceptional reasons (which we will consider on an individual basis), it is a requirement that all new employees have a Covid-19 vaccination prior to commencing with Ambient Support, and that they continue to receive Covid-19 vaccinations as required and in accordance with public health guidance throughout their employment with us.

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