Care Assistant (Full time)

£11.25 - £14.60 hourly
  • Abbeyfield Wey Valley Society
  • Farnham GU9, UK
  • Jan 18, 2023
Full time Care and Nursing Home

Job Description

FULL TIME CARE ASSISTANT (32.5 or 38 hrs weekly)

We are looking for full-time Care Assistants with some experience for our Wey Valley House and Hatch Mill care homes in Farnham, Surrey. You must be willing to train for the Care Certificate and there may be opportunities, for the right candidates, to study for an NVQ2 and NVQ3 in Health and Social Care.

If you are looking to build your career in care, or just want to help us make our residents' lives better, please apply now.

We are seeking caring people who are looking for more connection with their work, who would like to develop their skills and who want to work flexibly to subsidise their income.

Benefits Package

  • Full induction, giving you the skills required to deliver excellent care
  • Fully funded job specific training
  • Access to optional training courses for those wanting to develop their career, many funded
  • Pension scheme – Abbeyfield Wey Valley Society contribute 5% to your pension monthly
  • Sick pay, in line with your contract
  • Free on-site parking
  • x 2 death in service cover, based on annual salary
  • Full support from our professional management team
  • Fully funded Blue Light Card giving you access to a wide range of discounts at high street shops, restaurants and national retailers such as River Island, The Body Shop, Halfords, J D Sports, Odeon Cinemas, Carluccios, Prezzo, Yo! Sushi and lots more.

Pay rates

Pay starts at £11.20 per hour for those without care qualifications but rising to £11.25 once you have completed your Care Certificate. We also pay a weekend uplift of £1.85 an hour. For those with care qualifications, the pay rates are as follows, plus the uplift of £1.85 an hour if working a weekend shift:

Care Certificate - £11.25

Care Certificate AND NVQ2 in Health and Social Care £12.00

Care Certificate and NVQ3 in Health and Social Care £12.75

Shifts

32.5 or 38 hours weekly. A mix of shifts are available 8am – 2:30pm and 2:30pm to 9pm, including alternate weekends.

If you want to feel valued, respected and listened to, are passionate about the care of older people and want to make a difference, join our team. We strive to ensure that we offer a happy and supported environment. Without happy staff our residents would not be happy either. You are so important.

The Abbeyfield Wey Valley Society is a charity offering excellent care for older people.

Duties

We offer our residents the very highest standards of care. In this role you will support residents’ daily needs. This will include washing, dressing, toileting and incontinence care, assisting at meal times and supporting residents with their mobility.

Roles are offered subject to a satisfactory DBS check and two references.