Care Assistant - Days or Nights

Martin Field Road, Penwortham, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 9HL
Martin Field Road, Penwortham Preston Lancashire PR1 9HL
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up to £8.92 per hour

Care Assistant – Both days or nights available – 38.5 hours per week – £8.72 to £8.92 per hour (dependent on qualification) – Penwortham Grange & Lodge, PR1 9HL

Exceptional People, Extraordinary Care

Are you looking for a career where you are truly making a difference?

Why Orchard? We don’t just want to be the provider of choice, we want to be the employer of choice.
Here at Orchard Care Homes our foundations are built on 6 core values; Enjoy Life, Welcoming, Kind, Professional, Positive and Respectful.

No experience, no problem. You will be provided with a comprehensive induction programme and a range of qualifications and pathways for you to fulfil a career in care.
Our Care Assistants provide person centred care, and support our residents to maintain their independence, this includes supporting with personal care, meal times and activities, you’ll also provide emotional support to our residents and ensure that their quality of life is enhanced.

Penwortham Grange and Lodge is an 86 bedded modern and bright care home, based on the outskirts of Preston. The home specialises in care for older people and for those with dementia. Last year the home was awarded Good by CQC, and has also won numerous awards, such as Housekeeper of the Year in the annual Orchard Care Homes’ Heart Awards, as well as winning the ‘Wow’ factor and proceeds from this were used to fund a new sensory room.

What can we offer you?
- Excellent training and progression opportunities
- Recognition schemes such as ‘Making a Difference’ and our annual award ceremony
- Free Uniform
- Free DBS
- Unlimited access to our Refer a Friend bonus scheme (available to permanent employees)
- Perkbox membership, access to tailored online shopping, travel and health & fitness discounts
- Access to our 24/7 Employee Support Hub offering confidential support on personal and professional issues.
- Competitive Annual Leave + Employer contributing pension

Day Care Assistant shift pattern – 08:00 to 20:00
Night Care Assistant shift pattern – 20:00 to 08:00

Care Assistant – Full Time – 33 hours per week – £8.72 to £8.92 per hour (dependent on qualification) – Penwortham Grange & Lodge, PR1 9HL

At Orchard Care Homes, we value our employees. Click here to find out more about our wide range of benefits.