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Care Assistant

700 Mansfield Rd, Sherwood, Nottingham NG5 3FS, UK Req #221
05 April 2024

The Abbeyfield Society are a national charity helping to alleviate loneliness and isolation in older people by providing companionship in our care homes.

This is permanent role, covering 36 hours a week, shifts are 8am - 8pm.

The Home

Situated in the Sherwood district of Nottingham, Sandwood Residential Care home is a purpose built home with 31 single ensuite rooms.  

The Role of Care Assistant

  • As one of our highly valued Care Assistants, you'll be at the front line of care delivery.
  • You’ll help residents with their individual care needs, such as personal care, medical care and following social interests.
  • You’ll build a special bond with each resident, and give professional and emotional support during difficult times, such as periods of illness.
  • Your days as a Care Assistant will be varied, interesting and rewarding. You’ll assist residents with washing, dressing, eating, drinking and getting around. 
  • Importantly, you’ll help make them feel at home.  You’ll be respectful of residents’ choices; their dignity and independence.
  • You’ll also be integral to developing residents Care Plans, which includes being aware of any specialist support needs.

Pay & Benefits

At Abbeyfield, we are committed to rewarding our staff for their hard work. Our many benefits include:

  • £12.58 p/h pay, benchmarked annually.
  • 31 days paid leave, including bank/public holidays
  • Comprehensive induction
  • Unlimited opportunities to earn £500 via our 'refer a friend' scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Pay progression within role based on skills and contribution
  • Learning and career development opportunities
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Company pension
  • Discounted gym membership
  • An employee assistance programme
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Shop and save vouchers
  • Striving for independent accreditation as a menopause friendly organisation
  • Opportunity to obtain Blue Light Card discounts

About You

  • Are you sensitive, empathetic and love to care for others? Do you enjoy building meaningful relationships and making a real difference? If that sounds like you, we think you’ll fit right in at Abbeyfield!  
  • Whether you’re new to the world of care or looking to retrain, we’re looking for people to join our growing team of care assistants.

Other details

  • Job Family Care, Activities & Care Compliance
  • Job Function 1. Operations
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate £12.58
  • Max Hiring Rate £12.85
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  • 700 Mansfield Rd, Sherwood, Nottingham NG5 3FS, UK