Care Assistant

Care Assistant

Sanctuary Care | Tranent, SCT, GB

Posted 11 days ago

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*Care Assistant*
*\* Awarded in the Top 20 Care Homes in Scotland 2022 by\**
*Tyneholm Stables, Pencaitland, Tranent, East Lothian, EH34 5DJ*
*£10.50 per hour*
*Full and part time hours available*
*Benefits and rewards*
We know you all work so hard and we try to ensure you are being rewarded by offering favourable terms and conditions
* 20 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata)
* Life assurance
* Care inspectorate performance bonus
* Overtime enhancement
* Occupational sick pay after qualifying period
* Excellent training and development opportunities
* Refer a friend scheme with payment of up to £500 available
* Contributory pension from Sanctuary Care
* Access to a free 24/7 support service providing support including legal, financial, emotional, and medical advice
* Discounts on shopping, holidays, cinema, dining, days out and much more via ‘My Rewards’
* PVG Checks funded by Sanctuary Care.
* SSSC Registration funded by Sanctuary Care
*Why work for us?*
*We offer a Modern Apprenticeship for SVQ2 for new starts and SVQ 3 for staff wishing to further their progression through the company.*
We spend so much time at work do not we, so our ethos at Sanctuary Care is to enrich the lives of both our residents and staff. We support all staff diversity and equality protocols and are encouraged to support each other and work hard as a team.
There’s loads of training and promotion opportunities available for those who want to pursue it and everyday job satisfaction at Tyneholm Stables Care Home all regardless of role.
Sanctuary Care has over 100 care homes and you can ‘feel’ the difference a team makes the moment you step through one of our doors. Tyneholm Stables are searching for innovative and committed staff to become a part of the team.
*Where you’ll work*
Tyneholm Stables is a home which is forward thinking and is developing staff and improving the environment as part of its journey. It sits within the village of Pencaitland within East Lothian, easily accessible by car from the city of Edinburgh and surrounding areas, Bus Travel is also accessible from the surrounding areas and villages and a direct bus does come from Edinburgh Town centre. With stunning views surrounding the home, we can often find residents sitting outside for lunch and taking part in activities during the warmer weather. There is also lots of variety of walks, which are wheelchair friendly woodland walks.
*Are you our next Care Assistant? Here’s more about the role: *
* First and foremost – we work together as a team to enrich our residents’ lives – let’s support our colleagues too and have fun in the process
* We give the highest quality of personalised care to our residents in line with their individual care plans
* Leisure and social activities are a really important part of the day – so we have a dedicated activities coordinator who is promoting co – production so our residents live their best lives– As a Care Assistant we can thrive by being kind and supportive in every way to our residents, their families and our colleagues, then we’re all doing a great job.
*What skills do I need?*
* Teamwork! A happy team, makes for happy residents and a happy home
* Experience is not essential, as we will support you with all the training and qualifications needed to do the job, what is important is that you are caring, enthusiastic and have energy to share
* Being able to communicate well is essential along with a flexible approach
* You’ll also be kind and have a real genuine love for older people and their needs, ensuring we treat everyone with the respect and dignity they deserve.
We hope you feel you could be our next team member.
We are only currently accepting applications from those with the right to work in the UK.
We might get a lot of applications so reserve the right to withdraw this advertisement at any time. Don’t miss out, please apply early.
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent
Salary: From £10.50 per hour
* Company pension
* Cycle to work scheme
* Referral programme
* Sick pay
* Day shift
* Night shift
* Weekend availability
Supplemental pay types:
* Performance bonus
* Right to Work in the UK (required)