Care Assistant
Care UK
Kingston Vale, South West London
14d ago

Sherwood Grange - Up to £8.76 p / h

You’re a compassionate, can-do person with experience supporting older people. You’re good at using your initiative and working well under pressure.

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, frail people.

In return, you get excellent support, quality training and fast-track career opportunities from one of the UK’s leading care home providers.

Your role

Residents are at the heart of everything we do. As part of a close-knit, friendly team, you’ll assist them with their physical and emotional needs.

More than just a carer, you’ll be a true friend who champions their dignity and respects their independence. From day one, we’ll help you progress and take on more responsibility.

For example, you’ll be involved in developing individual care plans and supporting new colleagues. To succeed, you’ll need to be able to think on your feet, prioritise your own workload and keep accurate records.

We’ll give you ongoing support and quality training to build your career.

As a Care Assistant at Care UK, you can look forward to :

Competitive pay we pay more than the average Option to apply for Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship Fast-track career options, e.

g. into nursing or management roles Quality training to develop your skills Flexible hours, including a choice of day, night or weekend shifts Bank holiday enhancements Stakeholder pension Childcare vouchers Free uniform Thousands of online and in-store discounts

About Care UK

We run over 120 homes and day clubs across the UK. We provide residential, nursing, dementia and end-of-life care for older people.

As one of the UK’s leading care home providers, our goal is to help every employee fulfil his or her potential with first-

class training and support.

  • Where you'll work
  • Sherwood Grange care home is due to open in Kingston Vale, West London, in spring 2016 and will provide around the clock residential and dementia care for older people.

    The 59-bed care home will offer the latest in luxurious living, within a stone’s throw of Wimbledon Common and Richmond Park.

    The new three storey home has been designed to maximise light and space and have superb onsite facilities including a hair salon, cinema and coffee shop.

    Care UK is committed to ensuring that it employs people with the right mix of talent, skills and potential and will assess every applicant fairly regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependents, age, physical / mental disability or offending background.

    Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent you from working with us, it will depend on the nature of the role and background of any offence.

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