Casual Senior Care Assistant

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Care Assistant
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200002FX Requisition #

| Salary £19943 per annum | Permanent, Part Time, 20 hours per week | Preston

We are currently looking to recruit a number of Casual Senior Care Assistants at Lady Elsie Finney House in Cottam, Preston to provide person-centred support to our residents.

Are you ready for the next challenge in your person-centred caring role? Do you want to make a real and positive difference to the lives of older people? Are you kind, warm, reliable, committed, have a passion to help others and a desire to provide a high standard of care? Well, look no further, this job could be for you!

This is a casual position and you will be required to cover for existing staff sickness and holidays.

Within this role you will be able to work up to 37 hours per week. Shift Patterns include - 08:00 - 15:00, 12:00- 19:00, 15:30 - 22:00 and nights including 21:30 - 08:30.

Please note that the salary quoted is full time equivalent and if successful the salary received will be paid on a pro–rata basis. This, however, is an hourly rate of £9.81.

You will have an important role within our team where you will be supporting, advising and mentoring our Care Assistants to develop their skills and knowledge, whilst also assisting our Managers.  We welcome applications from all sections of the community. In return, we will make sure we provide and pay for your training, disclosure and barring service (DBS) application and uniform. 

Here are a few things we are looking for:

A caring nature - Do you have a genuine desire to make people's lives better?

Great people skills - Do you enjoy spending time with people and building relationships? Can you listen and put yourself in other people's shoes?

A team player – Do you work well with others?

Judgement and creativity - Can you use your own initiative and knowledge to deliver great care based on a person's individual needs? Can you use your creativity to make someone's day brighter and happier?

Ambition - Do you want to learn, develop your career and be even better at what you do?

If you can answer yes to these questions, we look forward to receiving your application.

If you want to know more about the role, please contact Kelly Evans on 01772 721072 for an informal discussion.

The proposed interview date will be 09/12/2020.

For further information on this role please see the attached role profile.

The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Further information can be found on the 'Our Recruitment Process' tab.

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