Care Assistant - Bank

West Oak Care Home, Murray Road, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG41 2TA

Up to £9.00 per hour




2nd August 2018

2nd September 2018

At West Oak our multi-disciplinary team provides services for residents who require specialist care to get the most out of life. We are currently looking for Bank Care Assistants with a passion to care for people with high dependency and challenging needs to join our team of highly skilled qualified nurses and other professionals at our purpose-built care home.

As a Bank Care Assistant you’ll help residents feel fulfilled and valued in their life through the provision of a range of quality supportive methods, these include physical assistance and companionship, thereby sharing great moments and creating memories too. Care is provided in a variety of ways including one to one and a team approach with interventions including support at mealtimes, personal and therapeutic care as well as ensuring links with the community are maintained.

From your first day you can expect a good standard of guidance and supervision from the General Manager and Clinical Staff ensuring professional development. A high standard of training is received via the learning and development team including the opportunity to attain NVQ level 3 in Health & Social Care via the Apprenticeship Scheme or realising an ambition is to become a Care Practitioner.  

To join us as a Bank Care Assistant, you will be a creative, energetic, engaging individual with excellent communication skills, and a strong understanding of the care required to support high dependency residents.

You will also be a team player who finds it rewarding working in a challenging busy environment, whilst providing stimulating interaction for our residents with various mental and complex care needs. Experience as a Care Assistant or caring for people with learning disabilities is advantageous but not essential as we’ll provide all the training you need to thrive. Above all, you’ll have real compassion for all our residents and will deliver the highest standards of care and support.

As well as competitive pay, you can look forward to a role that offers true flexibility and plenty of free learning and development opportunities. As one of the UK’s leading healthcare providers, we take the growth of everyone who works for us seriously.

As this is a Bank position to provide cover as and when we need it, such as for annual leave or sick leave, the hours and days you work will vary.

If you’d like to use your people skills in an organisation that provides the quality care you’d expect for your loved ones, this is a rewarding place to be.

Our General Manager is always happy to welcome you into the home for an informal chat, simply pop in to find out more about working at West Oak Care Centre.

Why should you apply?

  • One of the best benefits and rewards packages
  • Great pay
  • Brilliant training
  • Freedom to do things the right way
  • Progression opportunities in over 200 care homes
  • Excellent benefits