Night Care Assistant

Epping CM16, UK Req #129
23 November 2023

The Home

Built in 1986, Cunningham House is located in a village in North Weald Bassett, Essex. The original building was extended in 1996 and a Specialist Dementia Unit was added in 2006. The home operates as a 25 bedded unit, comprising as part residential care and part Dementia unit. The rooms can be decorated to personal preferences and we encourage our residents to bring their own furniture and photos along to make their room their own.

The house is situated by the well known North Weald Market and the historic city of Chelmsford. Epping town centre is close by where you will find a post office and a number of shops, restaurants, pubs and GP surgeries. A bus stop is close to the house and local amenities are within walking distance. 

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 Cunningham House! Whether you’re new to the world of care or looking to retrain,we’re looking for people to join our growing team of Night Care Assistants.

Don’t worry if you have no experience - we’ll provide you with all the training you need. What’s more important is that you have a natural calling to care!

We’re committed to providing the highest standards of care to our residents, and we believe that great care starts with great people. The interests of our valued staff and residents sit at the heart of what we do.

The role:

This role is based on 38.5 hours per week, on a 2 week rolling rota. 3 nights one week, 4 nights the next. 

As one of our highly valued Night 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.

You just know exactly how to make the residents feel as comfortable as possible and put a smile on their faces. Above all, you’ll treat residents with kindness, respect and compassion, ensuring each individual has a choice and feeling of self worth.

The benefits:

In return for your commitment as a Night Care Assistant, we offer a great pay and benefits package. This includes:

  • 31 days paid leave, including bank/public holidays (pro rata)
  • Opportunity to earn a QCF Level 2 qualification in Social Care
  • Occupational sick pay scheme
  • Company pension scheme
  • Free parking on site
  • Shop and save discounts
  • £500 refer a friend scheme
  • Full ongoing training and support
  • DBS check and uniform provided
  • Meals provided on shift
  • Medical cashback scheme allowing costs of medical expenses (dental, opticians and much more) to be claimed back
  • Opportunity to obtain a "Blue Light Card", offering discounts in various locations.

We offer a competitive package and benefits and are committed to helping you reach your potential. If you’d like to work for a home that genuinely cares about not only its residents, but also its team, please do get in touch!

Other details

  • Job Family Care, Activities & Care Compliance
  • Job Function 1. Operations
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate £11.75
  • Max Hiring Rate £12.00
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