Care Assistant, Shandford in Budleigh Salterton

Closing date: 16/09/2019

Location: 31 Station Road, Budleigh Salterton, Devon, EX9 6RS

Salary: £9.03 per hour

Part time: 28 hours per week

We are currently looking to recruit a part time Care Assistants to join our busy team at our care home in Budleigh Salterton.

As a Care Assistant you will work towards creating an atmosphere that is warm and welcoming, ensuring all our residents enjoy life with us to the full. Promoting the physical, social, intellectual and emotional wellbeing of our residents, you will play a vital role in ensuring residents retain their independence. Duties will include providing assistance to residents with their personal care including washing, dressing and assisting them in all aspects of their daily lives.

We have a great team of carers, who are willing to go the extra mile for our residents.  We have good working relationships between the staff.  There is a senior carer on duty 24 hours a day for support should you feel you need it.  We encourage the staff take the residents out even if it is for a coffee or just a walk around the park across the road. For your first few weeks of working you will have a buddy arrangement with an experienced carer until you feel comfortable working independently.

Previous experience for this role is not essential as you will receive on the job support and training. The ideal candidate will be able to communicate and interact well with people, be comfortable working as part of a team and will be able to empathise with and understand the needs of older people.

Upon commencement, Care Assistants must be willing to undertake training to achieve NVQ Level 2 qualification or equivalent.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 16 September 2019.

This post is subject to DBS check.

To apply please send your CV and cover letter to d.waller@abbeyfield.com, for further details or any enquiries please contact Debbie on 01395 443326.