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Carer Days - Eden House Residential Home, Totland Isle of Wight

Job Posted: 13 May 2024

  • Contract Term: Permanent
  • Location: Totland, Isle of Wight
  • Contract Type: Full or part time
  • Salary: from £11.44 ph
  • Industries: Health & Social Care
Closing Date: 15/05/2024
Job Start Date: 19/04/2024

Care Assistant

(also happy for a Senior Care Assistant)

Full Time, Part Time and Bank hours available

Day and Night Shifts available

Are you a patient, caring and compassionate person wanting to make a difference in a home from home, family feeling environment? 

Do you have an interest in being part of a team and ensuring good quality care is being provided?

Who we are…..

Eden House Residential Home, part of St Vincent Care Homes Ltd. have been offering care and support to the elderly for over 30 years and we pride ourselves on having an amazing team of staff with a great atmosphere, so you feel comfortable and happy coming to work each day. As we are a small home of maximum 20 residents, we really get to know our residents and always advocate for the best outcomes for them as they become our second family. We hold very high standards, and pride ourselves on ensuring our staff are highly trained and deeply caring so that they can provide the best possible care to our service users. A majority of our service users also live with dementia which means that every day brings a new experience for both our staff and our service users, and we support our residents through all of their dementia journey.

About the role

We are looking for Care Assistants, working 8-2, 2-8 or 8-8 shifts, as a member of our fantastic care team. There is also the expectation that you will be required to work every other weekend. Our minimum contracted hours are 12 hours per week, up to 42 hours per week for day shifts.

This is a hands-on caring role where you will support people to live their lives in a meaninful way. You will care for them as if they were your own family; with respect and dignity, and ensure that their physical and emotional needs are recognised and met with warmth and affection.

You will be supported to complete your training so that you are always up to date with the latest guidance; giving you the confidence to know that you are caring for people, according to best practice and to the best of your ability.

As a member of staff you will be required to deliver personal care and support to our residents, ensuring everything is completed in a person-centred way and empowering residents to make informed choices so their care is delivered how they would like, ensuring everything is factually documented and working with your colleagues to deliver a good standard of care.

We are also happy for a Senior Care Assistant to support, with the expectation of medication training to be undertaken.

About you

In an ideal world, you will hold an NVQ 2 or Advanced Diploma in Health & Social Care, with experience supporting and caring for elderly people living with dementia. We are also happy to consider people with prior experience in care or those who have undertaken the Care Certificate. We are looking for dedicated and compassionate candidates, who pride themselves on providing good quality care and with a desire to improve their own continuing professional development and knowledge. For the right person, training would be provided on the job but a kind personality and willingness to help is expected.

Succesful applicants will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Unfortunately we cannot offer sponsorship at this time.

Benefits

  • The BEST training. We believe in the highest standard so we pay you to get trained!
  • Blue Light Card offering you discounts in hundreds of retailers on the high street and online
  • Free 24-hour Counselling service for you and your household dependants
  • Potential to receive funding to gain qualifications
  • Genuine opportunities for career progression
  • Company discount
  • Weekend and overtime bonuses
  • Discounted food

If this sounds like you and something you are interested in, feel free to apply online, attach your CV, or give us a call directly on 01983 752393.

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St Vincent Care Homes Ltd

St Vincent Care Homes Ltd is a family run provider of care in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight consisting of four residential and dementia care homes. Each of our homes are supported by dedicated and qualified care teams ensuring the highest quality of care is delivered.

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