Health Care Assistant-Abbot-Harlow,Essex

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2018-04-05 Care Homes Job Title: Health Care Assistant-Abbot-Harlow,Essex

Job Setting: Care Home / Nursing Home

Job Role: Bank Carer / Care Assistant

Date Posted: 06 Mar 2018

Job Location: Harlow , Essex

Salary: £8.81 to £9.27 per hour

Hours: Full Time or Part Time

Contact Name: Excelcare Holdings

Job Reference: 378/255

Description

Excelcare is a family owned care business which has been established for over 25 years. Our vision is to continually be a leading provider of high quality care which exceeds the expectations of the people living within our service.

We are looking for Care Assistants to join the Excelcare family at Abbot Care Centre, Partridge Road, Harlow, Essex, CM18 6TD.

What you can expect:

Salary from £8.81 p/h to £9.27 p/h depending on experience.

36 to 48 hours per week, 2pm-8pm and 8am-8pm.

Main Accountabilities

You will work as part of a team providing physical, emotional, spiritual and social support, generally promoting the people we care for independence, choice, dignity and respect by delivering the very best standards of care.

Supporting people with personal care such as washing, personal hygiene, dressing and assisting with meals. Completing current and appropriate documentation which includes daily record keeping, charts and care plans.

What you will need:

Ideally but not essential, some experience in a care environment and an NVQ Level 2 or equivalent in Health and Social Care.

As a Care Assistant, you'll have a desire to work in elderly and dementia care. You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, be empathic, non-judgmental and person-centred in your approach to people.

Employee Benefits:

  • 28 Days holiday including Bank holidays
  • Time and a half payment for bank holiday working
  • Refer a Friend Scheme rewarding up to £600 for every person you refer (https://careers.excelcareholdings.com/en-GB/page/employee-refer)
  • DBS Certificate paid by Excelcare
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Annual Salary Review
  • Paid study leave
  • Long service awards
  • Career development pathways through the Excelcare Training Academy
  • Comprehensive Induction Programme
  • Funded Qualifications via the apprenticeship programme (where required)
  • Contributory Eye Test Vouchers
  • Paid uniform
  • Employee of the Month and the Excelcare Awards - Recognition of our committed people across the business for a job very well done.

If you are interested in the position or would initially like to find out more information, we'd like to hear from you. Please apply online - we look forward to hearing from you.

Excelcare are an equal opportunities employer.

*Subject to terms and conditions

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