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Care Assistant Bank

Mercia Grange
Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham

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Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham

Are you a passionate and caring individual looking for a rewarding career with excellent training and opportunities for development? Join Care UK, a multi award winning care provider as a Care Assistant.

The Role

  • Helping residents to remain as active and independent as possible
  • Support residents with personal care and mealtimes
  • Helping identify residents’ unique goals and implement personalised care plans
  • Supporting residents to explore new interests and engage in physical activities in a motivating and homely environment

Some of our benefits by joining the Care UK family

  • Wagestream- access your wages at any-time
  • Bank Holiday Pay Enhancements
  • Career development, training and access to our approved apprenticeship scheme
  • Hundreds of online and in-store discounts
  • Annual purchase holiday scheme
  • Wellbeing support

New to Care?

We have our own Learning Academy to provide excellent training and induction programs for all new carers and support workers and we will give you all that’s needed to have a successful career as a carer with us. Our high quality, innovative training and coaching will support the development of your skills throughout your career with us.

We are looking for people to make a difference to residents’ lives every day. When you join Care UK you’ll be joining a team who all share the same values: caring, passionate and teamwork. You will have a strong desire to help people and put residents at the heart of everything you do.

We are committed to recruiting diverse, talented people, who share our passion for helping others. We see the potential in everyone, let us help fulfil yours.

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At a glance

Location

538 Lichfield Road
Four Oaks
Sutton Coldfield
West Midlands
B74 4EH

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Pay
Up to £11
Shifts
Days
Contract
Bank
Reference
SYS-11782

Why work at Mercia Grange

At Care UK's Mercia Grange in Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, providing the highest standard of care for residents is at the heart of what we do. As part of our friendly team, you'll have the opportunity to develop your career and the support to go far.

Our team works in a purpose-built care home with a family atmosphere. We provide residential and dementia care with fantastic facilities for residents, including a cinema, café and hair salon, as well as stunning gardens.

We truly believe that every one of us makes a difference. If you're a passionate, caring individual who works well in a team, consider a rewarding career at Mercia Grange.

Why work at Mercia Grange
Why work at Mercia Grange
Why work at Mercia Grange

A care role at Care UK

A care career at Care UK

Develop a fulfilling career as part of a caring and supportive team at Care UK. If you're passionate about helping others, we'll offer you a rewarding job with excellent training opportunities so you can continue to develop your skills.

Whether you’re new to care or are already a committed carer looking to take the next step in your career, at Care UK you can find a fulfilling career as part of a close-knit, friendly team.

 

Everyone needs to feel motivated and rewarded, so we offer a competitive package of pay and benefits. Read more here.

Here at Care UK, we want all our colleagues to have a long and successful career with us. Our vision is to provide an inclusive training culture that empowers all colleagues with sector-leading development opportunities. View our opportunities for apprenticeships, development programmes and career progression.

At Care UK, we're proud to promote our diverse workforce and are committed to nurturing an inclusive culture. Our teams’ wellbeing is our top priority, and we believe it’s important to foster a culture of promoting open and honest conversations. Read more here.

As a colleague at Care UK, we believe it’s important that you know what you can expect from your manager to ensure people are fairly treated and properly recognised from day one. Our People Promise sets out clearly what you can expect from your manager and Care UK.

A care career at Care UK
A care career at Care UK
A care career at Care UK

Trusted to care

A closely-knit team of managers, carers, nurses and support colleagues – and each of us is dedicated to your loved one’s care, health and wellbeing.

I love being part of Care UK as they value people and has a total focus on delivering outstanding-quality care. Mercia Grange is a stunning care home with a great team. I joined Care UK after working as an interim manager at a not-for-profit organisation. I received a post-graduate degree in Business Management from Leeds University Business School and a Certificate in Management from Leicester University.

As a Home Manager, you must be totally focused in providing a quality living experience for the residents who we are entrusted to care for. You need to be positive and value the team that delivers care in the home, as well as ensuring any concerns of residents and their families are addressed immediately.

My favourite part of the day is being on the floor with residents and team members when they are enjoying their time together. It’s wonderful to have laughter and smiling faces in the home. The most important part of my role is ensuring all aspects of residents’ daily living experiences are centred around their wishes.

Outside of work, family is my number one priority. As I live on a livery yard, horses are a big part of my interests outside of work. I do the maintenance and leave the horse riding to my wife and daughters. I’m also an animal lover: we have dogs, a cat, five ducks and chickens.

Michael McNelis Home Manager