Care Assistant (Maternity Cover)

Job Title: Care Assistant (Maternity Cover) Add to My Job Folder

Job Setting: Care Home / Nursing Home

Job Role: Carer / Care Assistant / Care Support Worker

Date Posted: 18 Oct 2019

Salary: £9.18

Hours: Temporary / Cover

Job Reference: REQ008881

Job Location: Bury , Greater Manchester

Available Hours:  Fixed Term - Full Time - 39 hours per week.

Shift details: 39 hours per week on a 2 week fixed rota. Hours to include weekends and public bank holidays as necessary.

Candidate should have level 2 in Social Care or previous experience working in care.

This is a fixed term contract for up to 12 months to cover maternity leave. This role will end upon the return of the post holder.

Commutable from Bury, Ramsbottom, Radcliffe, Prestwich, Whitefield, Bolton and surrounding areas. We are also approximately one mile away from the town centre.

You will be responsible for supporting older people to live their daily lives to the full, assisting with their physical and personal needs to enhance each individual's well-being.

We are looking for people who are flexible in their approach and sensitive to the needs of residents therefore you must enjoy the company of older people and work well as part of a team. Previous experience is desirable but the right approach and willingness to undertake full training is more important.

Please note that interviews may take place prior to the advert closing as and when suitable applications are received. If a suitable candidate is appointed the role may close early, therefore please do not hesitate to submit your application.

Epworth Grange is a home in every sense for people with residential and dementia care needs. It had an extensive, GBP 470,000 refurbishment in December 2017.

It is just a short distance from the town centre of Bury, with its multiple In Bloom awards, art and regimental museums, heritage railway and famous open air market (which is only one of its shopping opportunities). But even within itself alone, Epworth Grange has plenty to offer.

All but one of the private single bedrooms have en suite facilities, while the lounge and activity room are attractive, pleasant places to socialise.

There are four dining rooms spread throughout the home for mealtimes; residents, of course, guide the rotating weekly menu to ensure that meals are nutritious, delicious and, crucially, what they enjoy. The Food Standards Agency has given the home five stars; residents rate the meals as "very good" and the care regulator has noted the "relaxed and unhurried" pace of mealtimes.

People can have an appointment with the visiting hairdresser in the hair salon, and enjoy the two connected gardens (both are safe for people with dementia) and conservatory.

Epworth Grange currently has a CQC of GOOD in all areas. We are one Carehome.co.uk Top Twenty most recommended homes in North West with a rating of 9.9.

Pension, 28 days holiday (inc. bank holidays), Life Assurance, Discount Scheme, free uniform and DBS provided.

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