Night Carer / Care Assistant

Recruiter
TheSmartList
Location
Blackpool
Salary
from £8.33 per hour
Posted
14 Jun 2019
Closes
28 Jun 2019
Ref
DW1262
Contact
Dave Williams
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
REF: DW1262

LOCATION: Blackpool, Lancashire FY3 8LZ

JOB TITLE: Night Carer / Care Assistant 

SALARY & BENEFITS: from £8.33 per hour

WORKING HOURS: Full Time Nights some Days potentially available – 10 hour shifts working 3 on 4 off then 4 on 3 off 

THE COMPANY & THE ROLE: Are you an experienced Carer looking for a new challenge? Or looking to start and develop a career in Health & Social care?

Our client operate a residential care home, owned and run by Blackpool Fylde and Wyre Society for the Deaf, which is a registered charity, committed to serving the interests of Deaf people . The house has been pen since 1961 in order to specialise in the care of profoundly deaf, elderly and infirm people and are now looking for dedicated individuals, ideally with and NVQ level 2 in health & social care to join their existing team. 

The home places its residents at the forefront of the philosophy of their care, and seek to advance these rights in all aspects of the environment and services they provide to encourage residents to exercise their rights to the full. 

As a Night Carer / Care Assistant you will support residents to live the best life possible through the provision of high quality safe care that meets every individual’s personal and social needs. You will work within a friendly team and will work 70 hours over 2 weeks as part of a shared rota basis and will work 10 hour night shifts with 3 days on 4 days off and then 4 days on 3 days off the following week. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with experience as a carer who is looking to further their skill sets and learn Sign Language, as the successful candidate will be required to go through training for this. 

THE CANDIDATE:The successful candidate for the Night Carer / Care Assistant role will either need to have previous experience and hold an NVQ level 2 in health & social care, or must be a caring and empathetic person who is committed to undergoing training and developing a career. Although it is not essential as all candidates will be required to undergo training, any candidates with experience working with individuals who are deaf would be an advantage. In addition it is essential you are a naturally caring and compassionate person who is confident and enjoys working with others and has someone who has excellent communication skills. Candidates must also live within or be able to easily commute to Backpool, Lancashire FY3 8LZ.

Key Experience/ Characteristics preferred for the Night Carer / Care Assistant role in Blackpool, Lancashire :-

• Either previous experience as a Care Assistant or must be commitment to working towards qualifications essential
• Will need to take a flexible approach to hours
• Must live within commutable distance to Blackpool, Lancashire
• Must have the right caring mind set and be passionate about helping people

Does this sound like you? Are you the new Night Carer / Care Assistant our client is looking for?
If yes then please hit the apply now button.

You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps

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