Care Assistant

£9.30 - £9.86 hourly
  • ExtraCare Charitable Trust
  • Shenley Wood, Milton Keynes, UK
  • 25 Sep, 2020
Contractor Healthcare

Job Description

  • Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
  •  Permanent
  •  £9.30 to £9.86

WORKING IN ADULT SOCIAL CARE MAY SOMETIMES BE CHALLENGING BUT EVERY DAY IS SPECIAL AND EVERY DAY YOU REALLY CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

The ExtraCare Charitable Trust are looking to recruit Compassionate, Patient & Understanding Personal Support Assistants to join our growing staff team during these unprecedented times & beyond! It is an ideal opportunity to be introduced to our organisation and our Core Values.

Working as part of a team at our Shenley Wood Retirement Village, based in Milton Keynes MK5 6GJ; you will be supporting our residents with all aspects of their day to day living including social & physical activities, personal care, mobility & mealtimes. We are looking for Contracted Hours from 12-24 hoursZero Hours and Relief/Bank Staff to work days or nights. In return you will receive a competitive hourly rate of £9.30 - £9.86 per hour, depending on qualifications and experience and whether you work days or nights.

Ideally you will hold an NVQ Level 2/3 qualification or equivalent or a minimum of 2 years’ experience in an increased effort to ensure we can continue to deliver front-line critical Care Services to some of the most vulnerable in our Community and put you to work right away. We welcome applications from self-starters who are naturally caring and have excellent communication skills and can share the Core Values of The ExtraCare Charitable Trust.

As a Personal Support Assistant, you will be expected to carry out the following tasks

  • Provide all aspects of care to our residents
  • Promoting and supporting the physical. Emotional and well-being of our residents
  • Encourage independence and self-belief
  • Provide a personalised housing related to support service

Benefits

  • Pension
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • BUPA and Health Sure cash plan
  • 33 days including bank holidays
  • £500 Golden Hello (welcome bonus) to new care staff (criteria applicable)

A Bit about ExtraCare.

What ExtraCare offer our residents is access to outstanding Retirement Villages with excellent facilities promoting care and lifestyle opportunities that truly do create ‘better lives for older people’. We are committed to offering fulfilling and worthwhile careers to all our staff – enabling them to deliver the quality of service we promise.

Whilst this is a challenging role it is also extremely rewarding, and no two days are the same. Don’t miss out! Click ‘apply’ now to make an invaluable impact to the lives of others as one of our highly valued Personal Support Assistant.

This Personal Support Assistant role will be subject to satisfactory DBS check, references and Home Office right to work clearance. 

ExtraCare is committed to making our recruitment practices as fair and inclusive as possible for all. This includes making any necessary adjustments or changes to support candidates throughout the recruitment process

ExtraCare reserve the right to close this advertisement early should it become oversubscribed

Closing Date: 31st October 2020.