BackBack to menu

Forgotten password

Enter your email address. We'll send you a link to reset your password

Care Assistant

Whitstable, Kent, England
Full time
Job level
Admin - Sales - Clerical
8 Aug 2019
7 Sep 2019

Job Description

Care Assistant – Full time – Day and/or Night shifts available – Permanent

Kingsleigh Care Home - Thanet Way, Whitstable, Kent CT5 3FS

Day - £8.21 Night - £8.5 Weekend - £8.71

About Care UK

We run over 120 homes and day clubs across the UK. We provide residential, nursing, dementia and end-of-life care for older people. As one of the UK’s leading care home providers, our goal is to help every employee fulfil his or her potential – with first-class training and support.

About the role

This role offers full or part time contracted hours of 22h/w, 33h/w or 44h/w. Carers would be required to work alternate weekends or one day every weekend. Working hours would be 8:00 AM – 8:00PM.

As part of a close-knit, friendly team, you’ll assist our residents with their physical and emotional needs. The role will also involve assisting our residents with personal care, assisting them with day to day activities and maintaining their documentation. More than just a carer, you’ll be a true friend, who champions their dignity and respects their independence.

About You

You’re a compassionate, can-do person with experience supporting older people. You’re good at using your initiative and working well under pressure. To you, it’s more than just a job. It’s a role where you happily go the extra mile to make a difference to the lives of older, frail people. To succeed, you’ll need to be able to think on your feet, prioritise your own workload and keep accurate records.

As a Care Assistant at Care UK, you can look forward to:
  • Contracted hours
  • Day - £8.21 Night - £8.5 Weekend - £8.71
  • Bank holiday enhancements
  • Free DBS
  • Free uniform
  • Free training
  • Parking on site
  • Option gain qualification in Health and Social Care
  • Clear career path, e.g. into nursing or management roles
  • Refer a friend Bonus
  • Thousands of online and in-store discounts
  • Where you'll work
  • Harrier Lodge care home opened in December 2018 is a 65 bed care home providing nursing and residential care, as well as specialist care for people living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.

    Working with Care UK, you will assist our residents in everyday life, providing support and companionship. You’ll help the residents each day to fulfil their lives and support them in any way they may need. Building relationships and acting as a companion is an extremely rewarding part of your role. This is a great opportunity to dedicate your time and compassion to a fulfilling environment.

  • Care UK is committed to ensuring that it employs people with the right mix of talent, skills and potential and will assess every applicant fairly regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependents, age, physical/mental disability or offending background. Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent you from working with us, it will depend on the nature of the role and background of any offence.

    Ref: SYS9251

    Care UK - 577 jobs
    This job was posted to Care assistant in Whitstable, Kent, England

    Recommended Similar Jobs