Location:25 Sherbourne Close, Cambridge, CB4 1RT
Hours: Full time (Average 35 hours per week)
Salary: £9 per hour
We are looking to recruit Care Assistants who can demonstrate compassion and empathy in their approach to caring for older people, either through previous roles in social care or in other roles.
The role of a Care Assistant involves creating an atmosphere that is warm and welcoming, ensuring that every resident enjoys life with us to the full. Promoting the physical, social, intellectual and emotional wellbeing of our residents, you will assist in the promotion of their independence. Duties will include providing assistance to residents with their personal care to include washing, dressing and assisting residents in all aspects of their daily lives as required.
Previous experience for this role is not essential but if you have the right values for our organisation, you will be supported by a programme of continuous training and development and if successful you must be willing to undertake training to achieve NVQ Level 2 qualification or equivalent.
Ideally, some experience in a similar role within the care, health or social care setting, although this is not as essential as your genuine desire to develop a career in this field.
A relevant NVQ Level 2 qualification or equivalent, however if not training will be provided as a requirement of the job role
Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well as part of a dedicated team. A compassionate, can-do person with experience supporting older people. To you, it’s more than just a job. It’s a role where you happily go the extra mile to make a difference to the lives of older people. A belief in giving your personal best at all times
Established in 1986, Browns Field House has 28 rooms, as a smaller house, we are very homely and our staff work hard to ensure that we offer a warm, friendly and supportive atmosphere.
One of our main values is being involved in the community and we have established excellent links including using local suppliers to provide the house with fresh produce for our nutritious home cooked meals. Additionally, we have great relationships with our local GP and district nurses who come to visit the house twice a month or as required.