Care Assistant (Nights)

Redwalls, Canterbury

36 hours per week, shifts flexible over 7 days. Day and night shifts (8am – 8pm, 8pm – 8am) £7.83 per hour and £15.66 on Bank Holidays. 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.

Redwalls is a small and friendly residential care home based in Fordwich, Canterbury and cares for up to six young adults with physical and mild learning disabilities.

As a Care Assitant at Redwalls, you will be responsible for providing and participating in physical care and social support to all young adults and children using our services. You will also assist in escorting or driving the young adults and children to appointments and activities ensuring the objectives of the outing are fulfilled and are of a benefit to the individual. You will be supported by our dedicated care team within the home. No previous experience necessary as full training will be provided.

You’ll need the following skills and qualities:

  • NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social care or a willingness to work towards this within 12 months of being in the post.
  • A willingness to be medication trained.
  • A willingness to work nights when required.
  • Be reliable, honest and trustworthy.
  • Able to clearly to communicate with the guests and visitors.
  • Be enthusiastic, caring, friendly and compassionate.
  • A clean driving licence and own vehicle due to location is preferred.

Join us at #teamstrodepark.

To discuss the role in more detail, please contact: Andrius Sedvydis, Home Manager on 01227 788781 or [email protected].

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

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Closing date: 21st September 2018

 

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

Strode Park is an equal opportunities employer.