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Care Assistants - The Chantry - 6064

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The Chantry, Ipswich, Suffolk IP2 0BP

Salary: £14,040 per annum plus enhancements 45% weekends and Recruitment & Retention Bonus

Full/part time over various days including unsocial hours/weekends

We are looking for Care Assistants to join our professional and friendly team to help our residents meet their full potential and enjoy a high quality of life. We believe one moment can make an entire day so if you are enthusiastic, committed and keen to progress your career in the challenging yet very rewarding field of neurological care we'd like to hear from you.

Ideally you will have a QCF2 or be willing to complete this within 12 months and we will support you in achieving the new Care Certificate. If you are looking to develop your skills with an expert national charity and make a real difference to people's lives please get in touch.

Set in the beautiful grounds of Chantry Park in Ipswich, The Chantry is a Sue Ryder specialist neurological 29 bed care centre. We care for people aged 18 and over who have life-changing conditions. We are here for people with physical disabilities and degenerative conditions such as motor neurone disease, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson's - as well as those with acquired conditions resulting from a brain or spinal injury or stroke.

At Sue Ryder not only do we treat more conditions than any other UK charity in our hospices, neurological care centres and out in the community; we also campaign to improve the lives of people living with them. We see the person, not the condition, taking time to understand the small things that help that person live the fullest life they can. Our shops, fundraising and volunteers support us to be there for people at the most difficult time of their lives.

For more information or to arrange an informal visit, please call Kevin Whomes, Business Manager, on  ( Phone number removed ) .

Benefits: * Continuation of NHS pension * 25 days holiday rising to 30 plus bank holidays * NHS Long Service Award transferrable * Recruitment and Retention Bonus * Option to buy and sell holiday up to five days * Salary sacrifice car scheme * Private pension matched at either 3% or 5% * Auto enrolment pension scheme * Enhanced Maternity Benefits * Refer a friend scheme * Free eye tests * Carers leave policy * Long service awards * 24 hour employee assistance line for free advice on work, family and personal life * PeoplePerks - discounts with hundreds of retailers and services that can amount to an average annual saving of £350 * Staff discount of 15% on new goods online shop * Travel ticket loan * Childcare Vouchers * Cycle to work scheme * Free onsite parking at some locations * Subsidised meals * Development opportunities for all * Free tea and coffee *

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