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Church View

Senior Care Assistant

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Job reference

SYS-4565

Location

Seaham , County Durham SR7 9PG

Min pay rate

£10.50

Max pay rate

£10.50

Role highlights

If your proven experience of caring for older people includes leading shifts, and you’re looking for a rewarding role that comes with excellent training and great opportunities for personal development, join Care UK as a Senior Care Assistant and make a real difference.

Being a Senior Care Assistant at Care UK

Senior Care Assistants at Care UK are already used to caring for others. They’re passionate about what they do, flexible in their approach and great at building a rapport with everyone they deal with. They inspire professionalism. They cope with difficult situations using tact and diplomacy and take responsibility for resolving them. They enjoy collaborating with others and sharing information and ideas. They raise standards through innovation. And, they consider it a privilege to be trusted to look after others. Do you have the same sort of attributes? Then we could have just the role for you.

What you’ll be doing

Being a Senior Care Assistant isn’t just about providing leadership and support for a care team. It’s about acting as a role model for good practice and a champion for residents’ dignity and safety. It’s about regularly assessing, monitoring and reviewing day-to-day processes and coming up with improvements where required. And, it's about ensuring that clear and accurate records and communication systems relating to clinical and care delivery are properly maintained and effectively used. Put simply, it’s about making a difference. A real difference.

What you’ll need

An NVQ and relevant experience is essential, including a good understanding of care planning processes and a proven ability to write concise care plans.  We’ll also be looking for individuals who are well-organised, with excellent supervisory skills and used to planning, allocating and delegating work appropriately. What's more, you have experience of contributing to, monitoring and implementing changes that improve outcomes for residents. Above all, you have a natural ability to help make the lives of others more fulfilling and want to work in an environment where the work can be hard, but also fun and rewarding.

 

The benefits

  • Competitive rates of pay – we continuously review pay in your local market
  • Opportunities to progress through our personalised career paths into more senior and management roles whilst growing your earnings
  • Earn whilst you learn and take on a variety of apprenticeships applicable to your role enabling you to increase your pay once achieved
  • Competitive refer a friend scheme of up to £1000 depending on role
  • Quality and free training to help develop and enhance your skills
  • Bank holiday enhancements
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Flexible hours, including day, night or weekend shifts
  • Free DBS
  • Thousands of online and in-store discounts across big known retailers enabling our colleagues to make big savings on every day shopping such as holidays, supermarkets and travel.
  • Employee Assistance Programme – Immediate access to a confidential telephone counselling and legal information service which operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to include support such as financial and family concerns

Where you'll work

Church View care home is located in the centre of the small rural village of Murton, near Seaham.

Our warm, friendly team provides personalised residential, and respite care for older people, including those with Alzheimer's and other types of dementia. We also offer supportive and sensitive end of life care.

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Church View

Care Assistant

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Job reference

SYS-1270

Location

Seaham, County Durham SR7 9PG

Min pay rate

£9.50

Max pay rate

£9.50

Role highlights

If you're passionate, caring and looking for a rewarding job with excellent training and great opportunities, join Care UK and make a real difference.

Are you interested in gaining access to your wages as you work? Care UK has a money management app that gives you instant access to your pay and is one of the many reasons to join the Care UK family.

Care Assistants at Care UK come from all walks of life, healthcare, support work, domiciliary, hospitality, retail, education and many others. We are looking for caring people to join the Care UK team who share the same values as us: care, passion and teamwork. You will have a strong desire to help people and put the residents at the heart of everything you do.

New to Care?

We have our own Learning Academy to provide excellent training and induction programs for all new staff members, meaning we will give you all the tools and knowledge you need to have a successful career with us. Our high quality, innovative training and coaching will support the development of your skills throughout your career with us.

We see the potential in everyone, let us help fulfil yours.

Here's what you can benefit from working with Care UK:

  • Wagestream – a money management app that gives you instant access to your pay
  • Award Winning Care Provider (Residential Care Provider of the Year - Health Investor Awards 2022 & more)
  • Long service awards
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Concerts for Carers (apply for free tickets to concerts at a various venues)
  • Competitive refer a friend bonus
  • GEM Awards - we recognise colleagues who go the extra mile
  • Career development, training and access to our approved apprenticeship scheme
  • Hundreds of online and in-store discounts
  • Cycle 2 work scheme
  • Annual purchase holiday scheme
  • Wellbeing support
  • Pension contribution
  • Free uniform
  • Access to PPE
  • Weekly Covid testing

What you’ll be doing:

  • Helping residents to remain as active and independent as possible
  • Respecting residents’ rights of choice, privacy and dignity
  • Support residents with personal care and mealtimes.
  • Working as part of a team to identify residents’ unique goals and implement personalised care plans.
  • Working flexibly to help residents explore new interests, engage in physical activities, and make sure they enjoy themselves in a stimulating and homely environment.

So, if you're passionate, caring and looking for a rewarding career, please click the apply button to speak to one of our team for more information.

Fulfilling lives, fulfilling Careers

Where you'll work

Church View care home is located in the centre of the small rural village of Murton, near Seaham.

Our warm, friendly team provides personalised residential, and respite care for older people, including those with Alzheimer's and other types of dementia. We also offer supportive and sensitive end of life care.


 

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Church View

Domestic

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Job reference

SYS-13119

Location

Seaham , County Durham SR7 9PG

Min pay rate

£9.50

Max pay rate

£9.50

Role highlights

As a Domestic, you will be expected to promote and maintain a consistently high standard of laundry services to all residents and throughout the home. In particular, you will ensure a personalised approach to resident care, in accordance with the unique needs of each individual.

About you

  • Ability to build positive relationships with our residents and their families
  • A caring and compassionate attitude, demonstrating true concern for people
  • Able to make responsible choices and decisions, and act in the residents’ best interest
  • Able to work on own initiative as well as in a team
  • Effective time keeping and time management
  • Possess effective written and verbal communication skills

What we will give you

As a Domestic at Care UK, you can look forward to:

  • Competitive salary
  • Career pathways
  • Long Service awards
  • Cycle to work
  • Free eye tests
  • Pension Scheme
  • Annual holiday purchase scheme
  • Health Cash plans
  • GEM awards
  • Quality training to develop your skills
  • Free uniform
  • Thousands of online and in-store discounts

Where you'll work

Church View care home is located in the centre of the small rural village of Murton, near Seaham.

Our warm, friendly team provides personalised residential, and respite care for older people, including those with Alzheimer's and other types of dementia. We also offer supportive and sensitive end of life care.
 

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Church View

Head Housekeeper

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Job reference

SYS-13749

Location

Seaham , County Durham SR7 9PG

Role highlights

As a Head Housekeeper you will play a crucial role in ensuring that visitors, residents and families all receive a positive impression of our homes – by keeping residents' rooms and common areas spotless and carrying out other general tasks within the home.

About you

  • Previous housekeeping experience is desirable
  • Ability to build positive relationships with our residents, their families and our team members
  • Exhibit a cheerful, caring and compassionate attitude, demonstrating true concern for people
  • Able to make responsible choices and decisions, and act in the residents’ best interest
  • Effective time keeping and time management
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills


What we will give you

As a Head Housekeeper at Care UK, you can look forward to:

  • Competitive salary
  • Career pathways
  • Long Service awards
  • Cycle to work
  • Free eye tests
  • Pension Scheme
  • Annual holiday purchase scheme
  • Health Cash plans
  • GEM awards
  • Quality training to develop your skills
  • Free uniform
  • Thousands of online and in-store discounts

Where you'll work

Church View care home is located in the centre of the small rural village of Murton, near Seaham.

Our warm, friendly team provides personalised residential, and respite care for older people, including those with Alzheimer's and other types of dementia. We also offer supportive and sensitive end of life care.

Our team always puts the individual needs of residents first. We find out as much as we can about each resident's life history as soon as they arrive and build activities around their interests.

Church View is a big part of the village community – most residents grew up or lived locally and our entire team comes from the area too. We have a very homely, relaxed atmosphere and residents have said that as soon as they stepped through the front door, they knew it was the perfect choice for them.

We love to welcome family and friends – we've even turned one of our lounges into a living room, with a big box of toys. Relatives and their children really do feel as if they're going to grandma's or granddad's own house, and everyone can enjoy a cup of tea and some treasured hours together.