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Job Overview
  • Company: Colten Care
  • Other Pay: £7.87-£10.68 p/h including enhancements
  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Reference ID: 441283
  • Location: UK-HAM-Lymington's Advice

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Healthcare Assistants
Job Description

Colten Care proudly offers more than the National Living Wage without compromising on benefits. Take a look at the reasons why we are ‘giving you more’:

  • we offer truly competitive rates of pay plus excellent enhancements
  • support with studies and diploma qualifications (depending on job role)
  • excellent inductions, training and ‘on the job’ support
  • you’ll be trained to the nationally recognised ‘care certificate’ standard
  • we provide fantastic homely environments
  • work with friendly teams and a great support network of internal professionals
  • offer real career progression opportunities
  • reward you for recommending others to work for Colten Care
  • we annually review salaries and hourly pay rates
  • paid breaks
  • additional hours / overtime opportunities
  • hot meals on duty, choose from the daily menu
  • free uniforms provided
  • contributory pension scheme
  • background checks at no cost to you

Plus, for 2016, we’re introducing ‘Extras’ our exclusive employee discount scheme and access to a free advisory support service for team members and their families.

More about the job:

The role of Healthcare Assistant (HCA / Carer) is pivotal to our residents’ day-to-day enjoyment of a dignified and fulfilling life. You will deliver the highest standards of person centred care whilst respecting residents’ independence and choice. You’ll be involved in all aspects of individual, personal care and encourage residents to participate in recreational activities. We’ll offer you training from day one and support with ongoing career development. 

36 hours per week (3 shifts), including alternate weekends.

More about you:

You don’t need any previous experience or qualifications for this role.  Much more important are your personal qualities and values.  You will be friendly, kind, honest, reassuring and an effective communicator, equally comfortable to act on instructions or work on your own initiative. You enjoy being part of a team.

You will be supported with staffing levels recognised as among the best in the care sector. 

More about us:

Colten Care is an expanding family-owned business with 20 beautifully appointed care homes across Dorset, Hampshire, Wiltshire and West Sussex. Our services include residential, general nursing, dementia and short-stay care. We are a prestigious, award-winning healthcare provider that champions the latest approaches to person-centred care. Each of our homes has a distinct character while retaining that all-important sense of ‘home.’ We play an active role in furthering dementia friendly communities as part of our work.

Our aims are simple: to be recognised as both the care home ‘provider of choice’ and ‘employer of choice.’

More contact info: Get in touch with the team on 01425 482460.  

Note: Your employment is subject to the receipt of two satisfactory job references plus an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) background check.

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