Overview

Salary: £10.96 – £11.48

What you’ll do

You will be lone working to provide the highest standard of care to our tenants, by respecting their rights and dignity.  Support them to maintain their independent living skills within our Scheme.  As well as helping with bathing, dressing and other physical needs, you will give companionship, comfort and dignity. Carry out regular night checks throughout the shift as detailed in their care plan

About you

Aged 17 years or over, A genuine desire to help others and make a positive contribution from day one. A friendly, committed, flexible team player, with a compassionate person-centred approach, No care experience or qualification is necessary as you will be fully trained on the job.  For those staff wishing to develop and obtain a qualification, we offer a level 2 or 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care and recognise this achievement with a higher rate of pay

 

We can offer

  • Our unique recruitment and retention payment of £150 after completion of 6 months’ successful probationary period and £100 on completion of a further 6 months’ continuous service
  • 28 increasing to 33 days inclusive of Bank Holidays, depending on length of service
  • Holiday purchase scheme – up to 5 days per year (pro rata for part-time staff)
  • Company sick pay scheme
  • Contributory pension scheme – which both you and CHS will contribute to
  • 45p per mile mileage allowance and paid travel time
  • Car Loan up to £5,000 for eligible employees
  • Refer a Friend Scheme (£250)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounted gym membership (4 schemes)
  • Corporate members of Edenred Travel Club
  • Free on site/nearby parking
  • Free tunics
  • Free DBS check
  • Full induction

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Dunstan Court is part of the charitable organisation CHS Group and supports the elderly both in our Schemes and in our communities to lead fulfilling lives confidently and as independently as possible.  What makes us different is our ongoing commitment to make a positive difference to individual lives and to invest in ongoing organisational training and personal development.  If you would like to work for an organisation that provides the type of care that you would expect for your loved ones, we would welcome your application.

For an informal chat about the post, please contact Donna Turner or Debbie Driver – Care and Support Managers on 01223 411207

 

Please note this position is subject to a clear Enhanced DBS Disclosure.  If you are registered with the online DBS Update Service, this may expedite your application process.

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