Carer / Care Assistant

£16104 - £16543 Per Annum
08 Feb 2019
08 Mar 2019
NFP People
Full Time
Contract Type

Are you passionate about making a difference in people’s lives and looking for a rewarding career?

Our client is Looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Care Assistant, to support adults with a learning disability within their registered care home.

They are one of the largest locally-based housing groups in the East Midlands. They manage over 9,500 homes and house more than 20,000 tenants across the East Midlands in Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Rutland.

Location: Nottingham

Salary: £16,104 -16,543 pa (pro-rata) + enhancements

Hours: Full time & Part time hours available

Closing Date: 8th March 2019

About the role of Carer / Care Assistant:

The role of Care Assistant is varied and rewarding; no two days will be the same. You will support people with all aspects of their lives including daily activities and domestic duties. There is also a requirement for manual handling and personal care, as well as offering service users emotional support.

The project is staffed 24 hours a day so the successful candidate will be required to work a range of shifts over a 24-hour period including weekends, bank holidays and sleep ins; a 33% bonus is paid for waking nights and double time paid for Christmas and New Year shifts. In addition, an allowance of GBP 35.62 is also paid for sleep-ins.

About you:

As a Care Assistant, previous experience is preferred but it is not essential as full training will be given.

All you need is a willingness to learn and a desire to support people to live happy, fulfilled and independent lives.

In Return:

As well as a great benefits package and flexile family friendly working policies, our client is committed to the career progression of their staff and on-going training is provided, as well as opportunities to progress within the organisation.

Benefits included with the role of Support Worker include:

  • 28.5 days leave (pro rata) + Bank Holidays
  • Pension Scheme
  • Salary Sacrifice Options for Pensions and Childcare Vouchers
  • Family Friendly Working Policies
  • Free Training
  • Free DBS
  • Benefits scheme offering discounts/offers with wide range of retailers
  • Health cashback plan

As a Disability Confident and Equal Opportunities Employer, our client welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates including those from black and minority ethnic (BME) groups and disabled candidates.

Whilst experience is not essential as full training will be provided we very much welcome previous experience working as: Support Worker, Home Carer, Care Worker, Health Care Assistant, Support Worker, Nurses, Social Care Worker, Care Assistant, Mental Health Care Worker, Voluntary Worker.