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Care Assistant Bank

Ferndown Manor
Ferndown

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Ferndown

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

110 Golf Links Road
Ferndown
Dorset
BH22 8DA

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Pay
Up to £11.50
Shifts
Days and Nights
Contract
Bank
Reference
SYS-6543

Why work at Ferndown Manor

At Care UK's Ferndown Manor in Ferndown, Dorset, 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 luxurious care home with a family atmosphere. We provide quality, person-centred residential and nursing care, short-term respite and specialist dementia care with fantastic facilities for residents, including a cafe, cinema room, hair and beauty salon and 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 Ferndown Manor.

Why work at Ferndown Manor
Why work at Ferndown Manor
Why work at Ferndown Manor

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 joined Ferndown Manor in 2021. Before I joined Care UK I worked as a Home Manager for several care homes and before that, I worked as a District Nurse Manager for 20 years.

I decided to join Care UK as the company was highly recommended and its values reflect how care should be delivered and how I would want to be cared for.

In my role as Home Manager, I want to ensure the home remains a happy, safe place where residents thrive, and the team is proud to work. I want to ensure the highest standards of care are maintained. To succeed in this role, you need to be a good listener, be empathetic, have strong leadership skills, and be a good role model.

Walking around the home first thing in the morning is my favourite part of my job as it gives me an opportunity to greet every member of staff and residents. I also love to see the atmosphere when residents are enjoying positive participation in fulfilling activities.

My biggest professional challenge so far has been taking a home from an Inadequate CQC rating to Good.

 

Sara Muslin Home Manager