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Care Assistant - Flexible posted by Orchard Care Homes

Full Time
£7.05 - £7.50 / hour

Job Description

Care Assistant - Flexible

Orchard Care Homes – Penwortham Grange & Lodge, PR1

Hours - 33 hours per week and must be flexible to work either days or nights

Pay £7.05-£7.50 dependent on age

Penwortham Grange & Lodge - a modern and bright care home in Penwortham, specialising in care for older people. Penwortham Grange provides 24-hour residential care for 44 residents, while the separate Penwortham Lodge gives round the clock additional dementia support for 42 elderly residents.

Orchard Mission:  To be at the Heart of the Community

Our person-centred approach to care relies on the dedication and passion of our employees, who we expect to go the extra mile to improve the home experience and generate a relaxed and informal community within our homes.

It’s the attitude you can bring to Orchard Care Homes that we value, not necessarily your background in care - we recruit people with previous experience, and those for whom a job in care represents a new beginning. We are looking for enthusiastic people to continue making our homes a rewarding and enjoyable place to live and work.

Essential values and commitment:

  • Be a passionate member of the Care team, want to help others and make a difference to our resident’s lives ensuring care is delivered with dignity, respect and fairness

  • Be polite, friendly, warm and supportive of residents individual needs

  • Provide the highest level of personal care (supporting with toileting, bathing etc.) relevant to the needs of each individual residents care plan.

  • Enjoy a busy environment - helping to serve meals and ensuring the resident’s rooms and the home are kept clean, pleasant and welcoming at all times

  • Ability to communicate with older people and be interested in their needs

  • Either have experience, or a willingness to learn more, about dementia and how to support residents with complex physical needs

  • Basic literacy skills (to be able to read care plans and worksheets, and to record details in care plans)

  • -->Eager to complete all training relevant to your role including the QCF/NVQ level two and The Care Certificate for staff new to care. [Click here to apply]

    Benefits & Incentives

    Ongoing training

    Career development opportunities

    Refer a friend scheme

    Comprehensive Induction

    Cost of DBS check paid for by the Company

    Opportunity to become a specialist Champion

    Free Uniform

    Pension Scheme

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