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Care Assistant - Care Home

Field House, Field House Drive, Off Sandford Avenue, Church Stretton, Shropshire, SY6 7AA

  • Pay: Up to £9.40 per hour
  • Hours: 24.00
  • Type: Permanent
  • Shift: Mixed
  • Posted: 7th October 2021
  • Expires: 31st December 2021

A Golden Hello is just one of the ways we’ll reward you when you join Barchester in this role.

As a 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 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 a competitive salary, Barchester offers one of the best rewards packages in the care sector. Your generous benefits would include:

• A £500 Golden Hello*
• Ongoing development plan and opportunities for career progression
• Opportunities to join the NVQ Level 3 Health & Social Care Apprenticeship Scheme
• Automatic enrolment into our profit share scheme
• A range of holiday, retail and leisure discounts
• Long Service and Employee Of The Month awards
• Workplace Pension Scheme (NEST)
• Unlimited access to our Refer a Friend bonus scheme

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.
*Terms and conditions apply.


Benefits and Rewards

We recognise that you and your role is pivotal in shaping the future of our organisation. That’s why in return for your dedication, you’ll receive a competitive salary plus our sector-leading benefits and rewards package. Take a look at how we’re committed to rewarding your amazing work and commitment when you join us.


About Barchester

We’re proud to have over 240 care homes and six independent hospitals nationwide, that continually meet and exceed all relevant regulatory compliance standards. Join one of our fantastic teams and you’ll make sure our residents and patients get the outstanding quality of care, support, services and facilities they deserve.


Equal Opportunities

We recognise and celebrate difference and pride ourselves on creating an inclusive environment for all. Whoever you are, we want you to be yourself, always. This enables greater diversity across the entire organisation for the benefit of our workforce and also the people we celebrate life with in our homes and hospitals. Barchester is proud to be an equal opportunities organisation.