Senior Care Assistant (Nights)

Care Assistant
210003GS Requisition #

| Salary £18,933-£19,698 Per annum | Permanent, Part Time, 23.3 hours per week | Meadowfield House | Pro Rata

We are currently looking to recruit a Night Senior Care Assistant at Meadowfield House in Fulwood, 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 part-time role, and you will be expected to work a six-week rota including bank holidays, if this falls on the weekend you are working.  The hours will be 21:30- 08:30. 

Week 1: Thursday, Friday

Week 4: Monday, Tuesday

Week 2: Wednesday, Thursday

Week 5: Sunday, Monday, Saturday

Week 3: Tuesday, Wednesday

Week 6: Sunday, Friday, Saturday

Please note that the salary quoted is full time equivalent and if successful the salary received will be paid on a pro–rata basis. The hourly rate, however, is £9.81. In addition, enhanced rates of pay will be paid for night, 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 Vicky Regan on 01772 864881 for an informal discussion.

The proposed interview date is to 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 will be required to undergo regular COVID-19 testing and government legislation mandates you will be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 from the 11 November 2021.

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.

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

We do not hold a sponsorship licence and can only consider applications from candidates who are legally entitled to work in the UK. If you do not have the right to work in the UK, your application will not progress.

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

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