Senior Care Assistant (Days and Nights)

Philadelphia Lane, Newbottle, Houghton-le-Spring, Tyne & Wear, DH4 4ES
Philadelphia Lane, Newbottle Houghton-le-Spring Tyne & Wear DH4 4ES
Job Type
Full Time
Job Category
Senior Carer
Shift Type
Mixed (Days & Nights)
Closing Date
09 October 2022
Pay
£11.09

Extraordinary People, Exceptional Care

Are you a Senior Care Assistant, or a Care Assistant with a Level 2/3 in Adult Care, looking for a new opportunity with an organisation that will help you develop and achieve your professional goals and aspirations?

At Orchard Care Homes we are passionate about our colleagues, your career and personal development.   We want to support you to achieve your career ambitions with us at Orchard so choose your route to success! As one of our highly skilled Senior Care Assistants ready to enhance your knowledge and take the next step towards being a Leader at Orchard, then our new Leadership & Management Career Pathway is for you.  

Hourly rate – Up to £11.09 per hour (higher rate upon proof of required qualification)

 

Working hours/pattern – Nights

  • 08:00 hrs - 20:00 hrs (Days)
  • 20:00 hrs - 08:00 hrs (Nights)

Location – Philadelphia Lane, Newbottle, Houghton-le-Spring, DH4 4ES

 

The Role:

Our Senior Care Assistants champion high quality care, compassion and resident dignity. You will work closely with a Registered Nurse or Deputy Manager and take on responsibility for the physical, emotional well-being and social needs of our residents. You will support and supervise a team of care staff, act as a role model delivering high quality care, and comply with clinical governance.

About you:

As a Senior Care Assistant you will be an ambassador of Orchard Care Homes, liaising with GPs, health professionals and the residents’ families and friends, always promoting a professional and caring image of the home whilst championing our 6 core values; Enjoy Life, Welcoming, Kind, Professional, Positive and Respectful. Whilst it’s not imperative that you have a Level 3 qualification in health and social care, you need to possess your Level 2 and have a desire to achieve your Level 3 via our career pathway.

We welcome applications from skilled workers who need Tier 2 sponsorship and already residing in the UK.

About us:

Welcome to Paddock Stile Manor Care Home - A specialist dementia, residential and short term respite care home in Houghton-le-Spring.

Rated ‘Good’ by our regulator CQC, Paddock Stile Manor care home is nestled in the town of Houghton-le-Spring, halfway between Durham and Sunderland, offering dementia, residential and short-term respite care.

Orchard Care Homes has a strong reputation in the care industry for running and managing care homes across the UK.  We have over 15 years of experience, running 24 care homes across the North and Midlands.

Winner of the Gold trophy for Best Smaller Care Home Group at the CHA (Care Home Awards) 2021.

Benefits;

  • Excellent training and progression opportunities, from day one, with career pathways will enable you to grow and develop into Leadership and Management, Nursing or Dementia specialisms through our Orchard Academy
  • Recognition schemes, such as ‘Making a Difference’
  • Unlimited access to our Refer a Friend bonus scheme
  • Access to our fantastic Employee assistance programme in association with BUPA that provides 24/7 support

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