Are you looking for a role where you feel you have made a difference at the end of each working shift? Are you naturally caring, kind and passionate about older people? Dolphinelee House in Lancaster are recruiting a Senior Night Care Assistant to join their friendly team, where everyone feels valued for the work they do!
We are really proud to be one of Lancashire County Council's 16 residential care homes spread right across Lancashire, who provide care and support to more than 700 wonderful residents. We're looking for naturally compassionate people who can help us deliver exceptional care and achieve our vision 'To be the best quality service, safely supporting older people with kindness, dignity, care and compassion to live their life their way'.
If you are ready for the next challenge in your person-centred caring role, this may be the opportunity for you! You will have an important role within our team where you will be supporting, advising and mentoring our Care Assistants to develop their skills and knowledge, whilst also assisting our managers. We will however, support and pay for your training, along with a full Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and uniform and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.
About our Home:
Dolphinlee House is one of 16 care homes managed by Lancashire County Council, and offers quality safe comfortable care and support for up to 46 people across four homely separate areas.
We offer friendly, compassionate, person centred support to people living with dementia who choose Dolphinlee as their home. We also welcome older people for Residential care, short term respite stays and admissions for people who need intermediate care services to support their rehabilitation.
We are a great team but don't take our word for it!
People who live at Dolphinelee have said “The staff are good, they make me laugh, they are hilarious”
To find out more about our lovely home, visit our website here.
Hours of Work:
This is a part time, permanent position and you will be expected to work a 6 week rota including bank holidays, if this falls on the weekend you are working.
Please see attached example Rota.
Please note that the salary quoted is full time equivalent and if successful the salary received will be paid on a pro–rata basis. This, however, is an hourly rate of £9.99 rising to £10.39 depending on qualifications. In addition, enhanced rates of pay will be paid for weekend and bank holiday working.
Here are a few things we look for in our Senior Care Assistants:
A caring nature - Do you have a genuine desire to make people's lives better?
Great people skills - Do you enjoy spending time with people and building relationships? Can you listen and put yourself in other people's shoes?
A team player – Do you work well with others?
Judgement and creativity - Can you use your own initiative and knowledge to deliver great care based on a person's individual needs? Can you use your creativity to make someone's day brighter and happier?
Ambition - Do you want to learn, develop your career and be even better at what you do?
If you can answer yes to these questions, we look forward to receiving your application!
If you want to know more about the role, please contact Jaki Parker on 01524 37685 for an informal discussion.
Please also see the attached Job Description and Person Specification
To apply please click the Apply Now link below.