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Care Assistant - Weekends Only

Company: Bradwell Hall Private Nursing Home Ltd    Location: Newcastle-under-Lyme

Job Summary

Bradwell Hall are seeking to recruit caring and compassionate individuals to join their team at weekends and provide care and support to residents living within their large prestigious nursing home based in Newcastle-under-Lyme.

The successful applicant will be contracted to weekend hours, day or night with a variety of shift times to choose from:

08:00am - 14:00pm, 08:00am - 17:00pm, 14:00pm - 20:00pm, 14:00pm - 22:00pm, 17:00pm - 22:00pm, 08:00am - 20:00pm or 20:00pm - 08:00am - working either a Saturday and/or Sunday shifts.

Pay rates: £6.33 (age 18 - 20) £7.55 (age 21 - 24) £8.00 (age 25 and over)

Enhanced rates of pay for applicants who are NVQ2 or NVQ3 qualified in Health & Social Care

Overview of what the home provides:

  • Care for residents who have an illness or medical condition requiring frequent medical attention supervised day and night by registered nurses
  • Specialist care and support for residents who have been diagnosed with dementia at various stages
  • Care and support to elderly residents within a residential setting
  • End of life care, treatment and support for residents and families

Your role and responsibilities:

The role of a carer is to give direct patient care as directed by a trained nurse and support the resident in his/her plan of care.

Duties will include but not limited to:

  • Assist residents with all aspects of personal care e.g. washing, dressing, toileting etc
  • Assist residents with mobility - including hoisting
  • Assist residents with eating and drinking, communication and joining in social activities
  • Assist nurses with preparation of a resident for treatment
  • Complete all documentation as requested by the unit manager/nurse
  • Maintain a clean and safe environment within the nursing home

Qualities we look for in our carers:

  • Flexibility
  • Reliable
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Caring and compassionate
  • Willing to learn new skills
  • Work independently/part of a team

Experience/Skills:

Experience within a similar role would be advantageous but not essential as full relevant training will be provided for the successful applicant.

Free training, uniform provided and DBS fee paid for the successful applicant.

Please apply by forwarding your C.V or for more information please contact:

Bradwell Hall Nursing Home, Old Hall Drive, Bradwell, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffs, ST5 8RQ

Tel: 01782 636935

Visit our website: www.bradwellhall.com

(Due to the large number of applications received only successful applicants will be contracted)

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £8.00 /hour

Required experience:

  • Care Assistant: 1 year