Care Assistant based at Alexandra House, Dovercourt

Harwich, Essex, England
CO12 4US
Methodist Homes (MHA) £ 9.63 - 9.63 Per hour Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 9.63 - 9.63 Per hour
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
6 Jan 2022
Closes
3 Feb 2022

Job Description

Care Assistant based at Alexandra House, Dovercourt

Full time/Part time/Multiple Hour contracts available per week

(0 - 44 hours)

£9.63 per hour

Are you looking for a role where you feel you have made a difference at the end of each working day? Do you want to join a people focused organisation that values and listens to their employees?

Alexandra House in Dovercourt are recruiting for care assistants to join the friendly team.

About the role

As a Care Assistant at MHA you will provide the highest quality of care to our residents enabling them to live later life well. Duties will be varied and include supporting our residents with personal care needs and helping them to take part in a wide range of activities that support their health and wellbeing. Every day will be different and you'll have the opportunity to use your people skills to make a real difference.

About you

The right values, attitude and behaviours are more important than your previous career background. Therefore whilst previous care experience is desirable it is not essential and we'll provide all the training and support you need to thrive. You don't need any qualifications to get started as a Care Assistant.

You will have a kind, warm and caring nature and be able to work well as part of a team but also use your own initiative. Patience, communication and listening skills are equally important. So, if you have the ability to change someone's mood, lift spirits and truly care for those around you, we'd love to hear from you.

Why join?

You will be joining an organisation with strong values, a highly supportive culture and a commitment to the safety and wellbeing of employees.

In addition to a highly competitive salary, we offer a lot more:

  • 28 days holiday (including bank holidays) and an option to buy annual leave.
  • Life assurance.
  • A discount scheme which includes savings with retail stores and online purchases.
  • Access to a number of nationally recognised training courses and qualifications.
  • Genuine career progression and development opportunities.
  • Employee assistance programme including free counselling and legal advice.
  • Access to chaplaincy and pastoral support.
  • Access to wellbeing resources.
  • Recommend a friend scheme.
  • Family friendly policies.
  • Long service awards.
  • Free uniform and DBS check.
  • Cycle2Work salary sacrifice scheme.
  • Healthcare scheme at competitive rates.

About us

MHA is the UK's largest charity care provider and our mission is to 'enable people to live later life well'. Through 90 specialist care homes, 70 thriving retirement living schemes and 62 vibrant community services and befriending, we inspire the best care and wellbeing at every stage of later life.

About the home

Alexandra House is a purpose-built home for 47 people with residential or dementia care needs.

Situated on the seafront, in the centre of Dovercourt Bay, we offer long term and respite care in safe, warm and welcoming surroundings. All our rooms have en suite wet rooms.

A dedicated and compassionate team ensure everyone receives the person-centred care that they deserve, tailored to their individual needs and preferences.

And our 24-hour support ensures you continue to enjoy maximum independence with peace of mind, knowing that help is always at hand.

Please note that interviews may take place prior to the closing date and if a suitable candidate is appointed the role may close early.

Recruitment agencies: please note, MHA do not accept unsolicited CV's from recruitment agencies, regardless of whether they are on our Preferred Supplier List (PSL). We only accept CV's from agencies that have been appointed and briefed by MHA's Talent Acquisition Team.

Ref: REQ014378

Job Details

Care Assistant based at Alexandra House, Dovercourt

Harwich, Essex, Englandd Methodist Homes (MHA)
Pay
£ 9.63 - 9.63 Per hour
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
6 Jan 2022
Type
Permanent
Closes
3 Feb 2022

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