More about the job:
As a Health Care Assistant (HCA / Carer) you will be involved in all aspects of our residents' individual, personal care and encourage residents to participate in recreational activities, supporting them to lead a dignified and fulfilling life.
Our Health Care Assistants deliver the highest standards of person centred care whilst respecting residents’ independence and choice. We will offer you training from day one and support with ongoing career development.
Contracts are offered as 24 or 36 hours per week (minimum) split over two or three days (12 hour shifts). The rota will include alternate weekends.
More about you:
You don’t need any previous experience or qualifications to be a Health Care Assistant. Much more important are your personal qualities and values. You will be friendly, kind, honest, reassuring and an effective communicator, equally comfortable to act on instructions or work on your own initiative and you'll enjoy being part of a close-knit team.
More about our benefits:
we offer truly competitive rates of pay plus excellent enhancements
support with studies and diploma qualifications (depending on job role)
excellent inductions, training and ‘on the job’ support
you’ll be trained to the nationally recognised ‘care certificate’ standard
we provide fantastic homely environments
work with friendly teams and a great support network of internal professionals
offer real career progression opportunities
reward you for recommending others to work for Colten Care
we annually review salaries and hourly pay rates
additional hours / overtime opportunities
hot meals on duty, choose from the daily menu
free uniforms provided
contributory pension scheme
background checks at no cost to you
‘Extras’ our exclusive employee discount scheme with access to a free advisory support service for team members and their families
More about us:
Colten Care is an expanding family-owned business with 20 beautifully appointed care homes across Dorset, Hampshire, Wiltshire and West Sussex. Our services include residential, general nursing, dementia and short-stay care. We are a prestigious, award-winning healthcare provider that champions the latest approaches to person-centred care. Each of our homes has a distinct character while retaining that all-important sense of ‘home.’ We play an active role in furthering dementia friendly communities as part of our work.
Our aims are simple: to be recognised as both the care home ‘provider of choice’ and ‘employer of choice.’
More contact info: Get in touch with the team on 01425 460955.
Note: Your employment is subject to the receipt of two satisfactory job references plus an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) background check.