Speedwell Court not only provides residential care but also welcomes residents with dementia. We have designed the home to meet the individual needs of residents and improve quality of life.
Abbeyfield is a charity that prides itself on Making Time for Older People – Our values are Honesty, Caring, Openness and respect – We ensure that we adhere to these in all that we do for our residents.
Your passion for looking after the needs of older people means that these things come naturally to you. And your really keen to develop your career in elderly care provision. You also enjoy working with people, and form strong working relationships easily.
Closely supporting the Home Manager, you will actively participate and supervise in the delivery of care to the residents, ensuring that their physical, social, intellectual and emotional needs are met. Responsibilities will include overseeing all the resident care plans in line with their preferences and assisting in the safe control of medication to residents. Day Seniors/Team Leaders will also be required to assist in the induction and support of new care staff at the home.
Extensive previous care experience in a similar role in registered care setting, together with an NVQ2 and/or working towards NVQ3 or equivalent is essential. The ideal candidate must be an excellent communicator, good organiser and have the ability to work flexibly, both using their own initiative and within a care team.
The ideal candidate will be able to communicate and interact well with people, be comfortable working as part of a team and can empathise and understand the needs of older people. If this is you, then you could be the person we are looking for join our team of Care Assistants. By joining us, you can make a real difference to the quality of people’s lives.
We are a charity providing providing high quality housing accommodation and championing the needs of elderly people. We believe in making time for older people to enhance their quality of life. For us that means engagement with our residents; chatting and listening without worry for time pressure.
We are committed to promoting health and wellbeing for those who come to live with us, providing purpose and bringing enjoyment to daily life in a charming environment.
From our exceptional care team to our volunteers, everyone makes a unique contribution. Not only do they help ensure the safe and smooth running of our home, they also play an important part in making them friendly and enjoyable places to live.
We all share the same values; caring, honest, open and respectful; putting the needs of our residents first.
We are a respectful and honest company enhancing the quality of life with our caring and open approach in all aspects of our work.