Senior Care Assistant Days

Full Time | Oxford, ENGLAND | about 2 months

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Competitive salary
Caring Homes Group

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Competitive salary
Oxford , Oxfordshire
Permanent, full-time
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Wytham House Care Home in Farmoor, Oxford are Looking for a Senior Care Assistant 30 hours per week, Days -  £10.50ph

Wytham House care home with nursing in Farmoor, is a purpose built home set within 23 acres of beautiful gardens and parklands in the heart of rural Oxfordshire, providing the highest level of specialist residential dementia and nursing dementia care, for up to 40 elderly residents

We need your help

Furloughed staff can temporarily join us safe in the knowledge that recent changes to the law mean your furloughed salary will not be affected by working for us.

It is a difficult time for us all at the moment and keeping those most vulnerable safe is our number one priority. At Caring Homes we are working hard across all of our care homes and support services to do everything that we can to keep our residents safe and their spirits high but over the next few weeks we need more help.

As well as permanent contracts, we are also offering short term and bank contracts to help people find work that suits their needs during this difficult period.

We offer a wide range of benefits but more importantly you’ll be providing invaluable support to our residents.

Located in the peaceful village of Farmoor, Wytham House in Oxford offers the perfect blend of tranquillity and accessibility, providing residential and nursing care of the very highest standard for up to 40 Dementia elderly residents.

If making people’s lives better is what gets you up in the morning, you should come and join a like-minded team at Oaken Holt. As a Senior Care Assistant here, you can make a real difference to the lives of our residents with reliable, compassionate care.

The skills you’ll need

To join us as a Senior Healthcare Assistant, you’ll need previous experience working with older people in residential care. You will need to be flexible, patient, caring, organised and great with people. You will have strong communication skills both verbally and in writing and also will have completed your NVQ 2 in Health and Social Care (or equivalent).

It will be your responsibility to build strong relationships with all those around you, making sure family and friends feel welcomed, that health care professionals are kept well-informed, and that you’re keeping your Line Manager up to speed with residents’ needs and progress. A team player, you can follow guidelines and policies easily, and will have good written skills, as you will need to write up care plans.

If you don’t have it already, you’ll need to be willing to work towards your NVQ 3 in Care, which we will assist you with. You’ll also need to be flexible to work shifts on a rota basis.

What we want above all are genuinely kind, sympathetic people, who will really get a thrill from enhancing the happiness and wellbeing of our residents. Whether it’s going out of the way to make them feel comfortable and respected, or just taking an interest in how their grandchildren are doing, you’ll be the kind of person who loves to brighten up our residents’ days.

With Caring Homes Group, you can expect not just an exceptional benefits package (childcare vouchers and accredited training) £500 refer a care assistant and £1000 refer a nurse bonus and also the satisfaction of doing genuinely rewarding work.

Love your job every day.

If you would like a meaningful career making a positive impact on the lives of those who require care and support, then please apply now.

“We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age”.

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