Care Assistant - Relief
Extra Care
Birmingham, UK
16h ago

Come and join our modern, vibrant and welcoming community!

If you’re a qualified Care Assistant then we want to hear from you!

We are exclusively seeking a passionate and professional night / day Relief Care Assistant to provide the very best Care to our residents at Hagley Road Retirement Village .

If you are a Qualified Care Assistant looking for a Relief opportunity and ttry a new challenge, then this is the perfect opportunity for you.

As a Care Assistant, it is desirable that you hold a NVQ Qualification in Health & Social Care, alongside experience of a similar role.

A full induction programme will be provided, alongside formal training opportunities.

The role will require you to work shifts on a rota basis and MUST TO BE ABLE TO WORK DAYS AND EVENINGS and WEEKENDS.

Care Assistant Responsibilities :

  • Provide all aspects of personal care to residents
  • Promoting and support the physical, emotional and well being of residents
  • Encourage independence and self-belief
  • Provide a personalised housing related to support service
  • Supporting residents at meal times, in accordance with their individual needs
  • Ensure the environment is maintained to a high standard including shared areas
  • Contribute fully to team working, responding positively to colleagues and undertaking all reasonable work instructions promptly
  • Practice safe systems of work across the range of tasks and in particular moving and handling of Understand personal responsibilities with regard to Health and Safety at Work legislation, particularly in relation to moving and handling of residents and fire safety and evacuation procedures
  • Take an active interest in your personal and professional development by, contributing to supervision and appraisal meetings, attending team meetings and training
  • Adhere to all company and local policies / procedures
  • Develop positive professional relationships with residents, visitors and colleagues
  • Care Assistant Benefits :

  • You will receive a competitive salary plus excellent benefits package which includes
  • Pension
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • BUPA and Health Sure cash plan
  • 33 days including bank holidays
  • £500 Golden Hello to new care staff that join us after 1st April over two split payments (criteria applicable)
  • Flexible day / night shifts
  • Free compliance inclusive of training, DBSs and occupational health Screening.
  • On-going work available
  • Career development pathways and formal training opportunities
  • Job Requirements :

  • Rights to work in the UK
  • Minimum of 6 months working with elderly withi last 18 months.
  • NVQ Level 2 or Level 3 or QCF Diploma Level 2 or Level 3 in Health and Social Care or equivalent.
  • Relevant experience gained in a similar role
  • Enthusiastic with a can do attitude to make a difference
  • Personable with ability to build rapport with residents
  • About Us :

    Here at ExtraCare we offer our residents access to outstanding retirement villages, 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 you to deliver the quality of service we promise.

    The Village offers a range of communal facilities including a village hall, bar and bistro, gym IT suite, hair and beauty salon and shop that can be accessed by residents and their families.

    If you are flexible and dedicated then this is the perfect role for you. Please apply online or if you can’t wait simply just give Cindia Pina a call on 07395 285610 to discuss further details.

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