Care Assistant

Holt Lane, Rainhill, Merseyside, L35 8NB
Holt Lane, Rainhill Merseyside L35 8NB
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Do you want to commence a fulfilling career in care, with excellent training and progression opportunities for Care Assistants?

Whether you have previous experience in care or you are looking for a new beginning, if you share our passion to deliver excellent standards of care you’re sure to fit into our Orchard family.

About Us:
Orchard Care Homes is a quality provider of Care, operating homes in the Midlands and North of England, providing: Residential, Dementia Residential, Dementia Nursing, Nursing Care and our brand-new model of dementia care, Reconnect.

The Role:
We are looking for dedicated Care Assistants to join our team at Shevington Court, Merseyside. The home is in the significantly historical parish of St Helens, which is most famous for its association with the world’s first ‘modern’ steam locomotive, the Stephenson’s Rocket. The home offers short term respite and nursing care, and all its 46 rooms, are all decorated to high standards, with modern furnishings and fittings, coupled with the latest nursing and care equipment.

You will need excellent communication skills, be able to work well as part of a dedicated team, and care for residents in a respectful, compassionate manner.

As a Care Assistant, you will play a vital role in:
• Looking after our residents’ physical and emotional well-being and social needs
• Supporting residents with personal care activities such as washing, personal hygiene, dressing and assisting with meals
• Providing physical and mental stimulation, taking part in leisure and social activities with residents, individually and as a group
• Maintaining accurate records about care delivered and resident’s needs
• Delivering high quality care with compassion, always promoting our residents’ independence, choice and dignity

Permanent, full time, part time, flexible, Night Care Assistant and Bank roles currently available at Shevington Court, Merseyside.

What we offer in return:
• Pay rate - £8.21 per hour
• 5.6 weeks holiday plus pension contributions
• Excellent training and progression opportunities, from day one, with career pathways to enable you to grow and develop
• Recognition schemes, such as ‘Making a Difference’ and an annual awards ceremony, recognising our dedicated staff team
• Free Uniform and car parking
• Paid for Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS)
• Unlimited access to our Refer a Friend bonus scheme – Earn up to a £1000 per person, available to Permanent contracted employees
• Perkbox membership, with access to hundreds of shopping, travel and health & fitness discounts
• Access to our 24/7 Employee Support Hub offering confidential support on personal and professional issues

If you want to be part of a care home organisation that cares for its residents and for its staff,
apply for one of our Care Assistant posts now.

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Shevington Court

Shevington Court Nursing Home

Welcome to Shevington Court Care Home - A specialist nursing, residential and short term respite care home in Merseyside. Located in the significantly historical parish of St Helens, Shevington Court offers short term re ...

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