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Senior Care Assistant - Care Home

Kernow House Care Centre, Landlake Road, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15 9HP

  • Pay: Up to £10.20 per hour
  • Hours: 40.50
  • Type: Permanent
  • Shift: Days or Nights Available
  • Posted: 16th February 2021
  • Expires: 17th March 2021

ABOUT THE ROLE
A £500 Golden Hello* is just one of the ways we’ll reward you when you join Barchester’s Kernow House as a Senior Care Assistant.
Kernow House is part of our complex-care division, offering support to 84 residents with Huntington’s Disease and advanced dementia. As one of only 4 nationally recognised care centres for Huntington’s Disease, the home offers excellent learning and progression opportunities for Senior Care Assistants to develop into Care Practitioners. Residents range in age from 30-80, so there is plenty of diversity in this role. You will support residents with physical and mental health needs, and will be trained in new techniques. We are looking for a Senior Care Assistant who is passionate about promoting a high quality of care and ensuring that residents are treated with dignity and respect. In return for your dedication, we are offering flexible working hours to suit your lifestyle and mileage contributions.
Barchester is the only healthcare provider in the UK to be accredited as one of the best companies to work for, so why not join us?

ABOUT YOU
You should have an NVQ Level 3 or Advanced Diploma in Health & Social Care to join us as a Senior Care Assistant. We’ll also need to see that you have specific knowledge of clinical care for the elderly. We’re looking for people who are warm-hearted, compassionate and committed to giving each resident individualised care and support. You’ll have the opportunity to develop your career through ongoing training opportunities, so there’s no limit to how far you can go with us. Many of our Senior Carer Assistants progress into Care Practitioner, Regional Carer or nursing roles.

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

• Free learning and development
• Automatic enrolment into our profit share scheme
• A range of holiday, retail and leisure discounts
• Unlimited access to our Refer a Friend bonus scheme

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


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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.

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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.

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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.