Senior Care Assistant (Days)

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Care Assistant
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220002IZ Requisition #

| Salary £19,264 - £20,043 Per annum | Permanent | Part Time 30.50 hours per week | Broadfield  House |  Leyland |

 

We are currently looking to recruit a Senior Care Assistant 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 part time, permanent position and you will be expected to work a 4 week rota including bank holidays, if this falls on the weekend you are working. The hours will be:

Week 1 – Monday 15:30-22:00, Tuesday 15:30-22:00, Wednesday 12:00-19:00, Thursday 12:00-19:00, Saturday 08:00-15:00

Week 2 – Sunday 08:00-15:00, Monday 08:00-15:00, Thursday 08:00-15:00, Friday 08:00-15:00

Week 3 – Monday 12:00-19:00, Tuesday 08:00-15:00, Wednesday 08:00-15:00, Friday 15:30-22:00, Saturday 14:00-22:00

Week 4 – Sunday 14:00-22:00, Tuesday 12:00-19:00, Wednesday 15:30-22:00, Thursday 15:30-22:00, Friday 12:00-19:00

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 £9.99. In addition, enhanced rates of pay will be paid for weekend and bank holiday working.

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 Laura Orrell on 01772 457672 for an informal discussion.

The proposed interview date will be confirmed.

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

This post is a COVID-19 critical post. The successful applicant/s will be required to undergo regular COVID-19 testing and are strongly encouraged to take up the offer of the COVID-19 vaccination.

This position is part time, please note the salary quoted is full time equivalent, the salary received will be paid on a pro–rata basis.

In return Lancashire County Council offers a range of benefits, found on our website here

We reserve the right to close down a vacancy early, before the closing date, if we receive sufficient applications.

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