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Care Assistant

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Poole, Dorset, United Kingdom
£11.75 - £12 GBP hourly

Care Assistant - Competitive pay rate of £11.75 - £12.00 per hour

Full Time and Part Time hours available (to include alternate weekend working)

Come and join our brand-new team at Care South, Marjorie House - a spectacular 50 bed specialist dementia and residential care home in Lilliput, Poole.

Our new purpose-built Art Deco building has stunning views over Poole Harbour and Brownsea Island and will be opening in September 2024.

You’ll be able to support our residents in a safe and caring environment where they can live their lives as if in the comfort of their own home.

As a not-for-profit charity within Social Care, we focus on the reward and recognition of all our people, our benefits include:

  • Blue Light Shopping Discount Card
  • Reward and Recognition Schemes
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Industry Based Qualifications

What you will be doing:

  • Identifying the needs & abilities of our residents and delivering excellent person-centred care.
  • Supporting & encouraging our residents to remain as independent as possible.
  • Providing elements of personal care including washing & dressing where needed.
  • Building relationships and providing companionship - getting to know our residents!
  • Working in a team to create a co-operative, friendly and welcoming atmosphere in the home.

Who we are looking for:

We want you to have a genuine desire to make a positive impact on the lives of our residents.  You'll need to be naturally compassionate and understanding of others.

Previous care experience is not essential (maybe you have been inspired by looking after a family member) or just looking for a more rewarding role. A full induction and training programme will be provided to support you. 

If this sounds like you then we would love for you to join the team! 

PLEASE NOTE - We are not able to offer Visa Sponsorship

 

About You

About Us

PEOPLE | PASSION | PURPOSE

Care South are one of the top 20 rated Care Home Groups in the UK based on published reviews from residents and their family and friends at carehome.co.uk.

As a not-for-profit charity, our HEART values are key to us providing outstanding care.  For more information about us, our values and benefits, please visit our website: http://www.care-south.co.uk/about-us.

For any questions please contact the recruitment team on 01202 712448.