Care Worker

£10.92 - £11.33 hourly
  • Cross Keys Homes
  • Orton Brimbles, Peterborough, UK
  • 11 May, 2022
Permanent

Job Description

Care Worker – Lapwing Apartments

Description:

Cross Keys Care requires a dedicated and conscientious care assistant to join our friendly team at Lapwing Apartments in Orton Brimbles on a 20-hour contract.

Lapwing Apartments is a stylish, high-quality extra care development with 54 apartments specially designed for the over 65s.

As a Care Worker, you will work with vulnerable individuals to help them live their lives to the full. It is the ultimate ‘people job’. You are another person’s lifeline and you are often the only professional they establish any sort of relationship with.

Your daily routine will be as varied as the needs of people you are looking after. You will often be helping people to wash and dress, eat and drink, and go about their daily activities. You might be cooking for them or taking them shopping, or simply hoisting them into a more comfortable position in bed.

Requirements

  • If you would like to start a rewarding career with a company that really does care then this is the job for you and we'd love to have you on board.
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and have the ability to develop strong working relationships.
  • You will have a kind and caring nature, a serious commitment to work and a desire to work in an organisation where you can make a real difference to the everyday lives of people who need assistance.

Benefits:

  • Competitive hourly rates offered between £10.92 Monday – Friday and £11.33 bank holidays and weekends
  • Full training is given leading to a Certificate in Care
  • Free uniform, PPE and DBS check
  • Paid holidays inclusive of bank holidays
  • Position will be subject to satisfactory DBS and references
  • A great pension scheme; CKH will double employee’s contribution up to a maximum of 10%. SHPS members will also benefit from Life Cover in the event of death in service. (T&C apply)
  • CKH rewards benefit platform. Access to instant vouchers, cashback and reloadable gift card
  • Employee Assistance Programme. 24 hour free counselling and legal advice
  • CKH employees who have successfully passed their probationary period will be eligible to sign up for Westfield Health, which is a completely free service that gives you access to a range of health cash benefits and services. You will receive money back on a range of essential healthcare including new glasses, contact lenses, dental treatment and physiotherapy. If you have dependent children, they will also be covered on certain benefits up to the age of 22.

Hours of work are flexible between 7am and 10pm This is on a rota basis.

Shifts pattern is a combination of: 7am – 11am or 7am – 2pm or 2pm – 10pm

Please note that you will be required to work every other weekend and some late nights.