Nottingham Community Housing Association Ltd

  • Nottingham
We would like to recruit some enthusiastic people to join our care home team in Linby village, a few miles north of Nottingham. No previous experience is necessary but you must be passionate about providing great quality care for older people and share our values.

You will be providing practical and emotional support including personal care to the nineteen people living at Sherwood House, which is a fully refurbished and modernised period home with beautiful gardens.

We have several positions available:

Post 1: 19.5 hours per week, rotating shifts to provide 24/7 cover – permanent position

Post 2: 26 hours per week, rotating shifts to provide 24/7 cover – permanent position

Post 3: 22 hours per week, night cover – temporary position

Post 4: 'Bank' cover as and when needed to fit your availability.

All successful candidates will be required to work on a shift basis over a 24 hour period including weekends, bank holidays and sleep ins; a 33% bonus is paid for waking nights and double time paid for Christmas and New Year shifts. In addition, an allowance of £35.62 is also paid for sleep-ins.

Want to know why you should work with NCHA?

*10 Reasons to work for NCHA:

Competitive salary
Free Health cashback plan; claim up to £100 for dental treatment, optician fees and other benefits
28.5 days statutory annual(rising to 30.5days after 5 years) + bank holidays
On-going training and development opportunities
Reward and recognition for staff who go the extra mile
Staff social activities sponsored by the organisation
Free Enhanced DBS where applicable
Benefits scheme offering discounts and cashback at high street shops and major supermarkets, gyms etc. via NCHA Life Style Hub
£250 for referring external candidates for a Care Assistant or Support Worker role
Free confidential access to 24hr assistance program for counselling, advice and support

View the full job description in the document tab at the top of the page and refer to the Person Specification section of the Job Specification to complete your application.

You will need to attach a CV in order to apply for this role.

All successful candidates will be required to take a basic numeracy and literacy test prior to the interview.

Interviews will be arranged on an on-going basis

As a Disability Confident and Equal Opportunities Employer, NCHA welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates including those from black and minority ethnic (BME) groups and disabled candidates.

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