Care Assistant

Lady Dane Farmhouse, Faversham

Up to 35 Hours per week working a variety of shifts over a seven day period including evening, night and weekend work, £7.83 per hour with an additional 20p per hour for NVQ/Diploma Care Qualification, 28 days holiday Pro Rata.

Join us at Strode Park. We are Kent's premier charity for people with disabilities and have been providing care and leisure services for over 70 years. We know that to ensure our care services are exceptional, we need to have great people working here. If you think Strode Park sounds like the place for you, we would love to hear from you.

Our home in Faversham is a homely and caring residential and short breaks service for up to 15 people with learning, physical or mixed disabilities including people with complex support needs.

As a Care Assistant, you will be providing personal care and support to our guests through a variety of tasks. Your care will make a real difference to people’s lives and we are looking for individuals who have the ability, skills and passion to assist vulnerable people and take pride in their work. You will be supported by our dedicated lead carers and home management team. No previous experience is necessary as full training will be provided.

If you are compassionate and caring, not afraid of hard, but rewarding work, and if you enjoy making a difference to people’s quality of life, you might just be the person we’re looking for.

You’ll need the following skills and qualities:

  • Level 2 Qualification in Health and Social care or a willingness to work towards this within 12 months of being in post.
  • Have a strong interest in working in Adult care services and desire to make a difference.
  • Be enthusiastic, caring, friendly and compassionate.
  • A driving licence and willingness to drive company vehicles is desirable.
  • Be enthusiastic, caring, friendly and compassionate.

Join us at #teamstrodepark.

To discuss the role in more detail, please contact: Michaela Love, Home Manager on 01795 538299 or [email protected].

For more information, please see the  Job Description and Person Specification.

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Closing date: 24th August 2018

 

The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure being obtained from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Strode Park is an equal opportunities employer.