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Senior Care Assistant - Days

Location: Charlton
Company: Oakland Care
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Elmbrook Court Care Home (Wantage) a part of Oakland Care is recruiting for an inspirational Senior Health Care Assistant.

At Oakland Care, we care – Live, love and be loved…

We are a growing Care Home provider who deliver high quality, kind and compassionate care. For our residents, joining one of our Homes is like joining our family - and we make that no different for our new colleagues. We aim to understand your values and motivations to ensure that we are the right employer for you. We respect individual differences and strive to ensure a happy work life through learning and development opportunities and our employee benefits.

How could you make a difference as a Senior Health Care Assistant with us?

Elmbrook Court Care Home opens in May 2021. Elmbrook Court will offer 65 superior private en-suite bedrooms and will provide the highest quality residential, nursing, dementia and respite care in a five-star setting.

Our Senior Health Care Assistants play an important and highly visible role in overseeing and delivering the highest possible levels of care, improving the day to day lives of our wonderful residents. Taking up the role of line manager to our Care Assistants, you will be working with the Care Managers and trained Nurses in providing the Care Team with clear direction, training, development and support in their day-to-day tasks. As Senior Health Care Assistant you’ll also be pivotal in ensuring market-leading levels of companionship, daily activities, routines and personal care for residents.

Your impact won’t stop there though, the Senior Health Care Assistant will also be key in supporting family members and visitors by providing a friendly and knowledgeable presence whilst also carrying out basic care, clinical and nursing activities needed for residents - for example administering medication, providing personal care, pressure area care, nutritional intake and continence care in accordance with the individual Care Plans.

Location: Elmbrook Court Care Home, Wantage

Hours: 42 hours per week

Salary: £10.81 per hour

Contract: Permanent

What do you need to succeed?

Our mission is to provide exceptional homes for people to live, love and be loved where everyone is part of our Family.

Impeccable communication skills, Dementia knowledge, and experience of delivering care along with a care-related qualification including Medication Administration is essential. We use a values-based approach to recruit to all our roles. Our Core Values are:

  • Family: We are one family who have fun and care with passion. You’ll therefore be understanding of others (colleagues and residents) with a people-focused approach.
  • Integrity: We are trustworthy, transparent and ethical. We are trustworthy, transparent and ethical. You will act to support colleagues and have a positive can-do attitude.
  • Respect: We treat people with respect and dignity. You will listen to and respect individual choice . Motivated to go above and beyond and passionate about what you achieve on a day to day basis will be key, in order to provide the best possible service to residents.
  • Exceptional: We strive to exceed expectations. A willingness to learn and grow is crucial, accompanied by a sense of challenge and accountability for your work / contributions to improving lives.

What else do you get in return?

  • Bank Holiday enhancement pay
  • Break pay for long shifts (30 minutes)
  • Free meals and drinks on duty
  • Discounted Gym membership
  • Free uniform
  • Refer a Friend Scheme paying up to £500 per successful referral
  • Bespoke Retail Discounts and Cash Back payments
  • Employee Assistance Programme including free counselling sessions
  • Access to the Care Workers Charity
  • Recognition and staff appreciation initiatives
  • Bespoke and industry leading induction programme
  • Access to the mandatory online training modules
  • Accredited Care Certificate Training (Care roles)
  • Additional on-going training and development opportunities

A little more about us

At Oakland Care, we create a comfortable living that promotes individuality. Our personalised and high-quality care plans, five-star environment and fulfilling activities programme are designed to enhance each and every day.

Built on the philosophy ‘We Care’ you can be guaranteed we treat individuals staying with us as exactly that, tailoring personal care plans to their specific needs whilst nurturing their independence. Our staff and facilities allow us to offer the very best in high-quality professional care and accommodation, whilst keeping a homely feel and a real family spirit.

If you think you have all the necessary values and that you can make a big difference to the lives of our residents, we really want to hear from you!

Please apply below if you would like to join our amazing team
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