Location
Burntwood
Advertising Salary
£10.21

About The Role

Senior Care Assistant- DAY SHIFTS - 35 Hrs a week 

(shift patterns 7am -2.30pm and 2.30pm - 10pm, alternate weekends)

Nexxus Care are recruiting a Senior care assistant to work within a busy dementia care home in Burntwood. Our care home prides itself on delivering and leading high quality care as part of a care team using person centred care. 

As well as the general care duties we are also supporting with residential care induction for residents and new team members.  Ensuring care plans, risk assessments and medication policies are up to date and adhered to.

As well as a competitive pay structure, Nexxus Care offer a wide range of benefits such as:
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Competitive pay rate
  • Welcome pack
  • Fully paid induction training 
  • Funded DBS – T&C’s apply
  • 2 free uniforms
  • Blue light card - discount on high street stores and more!
  • Sense of job security - work for a local authority owned company

About You

Qualities were looking for:

  • Empathetic and compassionate – Going back to basics, we need individuals who are passionate about providing care and support to residents of all abilities
  • Able to build rapport and relationships quickly
  • Trustworthy and reliable – Are you punctual? Can you manage your time well?
  • Resilience? – Care is extremely rewarding, but can you handle the challenges as well as the fulfilment
  • Flexible – We try our best to ensure you can work the shifts preferred, but on occasions you may need to be flexible

What we need from you:

  • Can you work shifts between 7am and 10pm eg 7am-2.30pm/2.30pm -10pm? 
  • Desire to provide personal care and support services to residents which respect rights and choices
  • Do you have the right to work in the UK with proofs? (i.e. passport, Visa)
  • We’ll need to complete a DBS check if you’re successful, we will cover the initial cost of this – T&C’s apply
  • Provide professional references – We’ll need at least 2 reference from you previous employers
  • Attend 3 days classroom based induction held locally – You’ll be paid to attend your training, and our training and recruitment team are always available to help
  • Complete mandatory e-learning during your probationary period

About Us

Nexxus care are a Staffordshire County Council owned company and our goal is to provide outstanding domiciliary, reablement, extra care and residential support to our clients, as we understand the importance of caring for people in the familiarity of their own home, we built our services around people, not processes or tasks.

For our customers, this means that we will:

Provide support that gives our service users as much control as possible over their decisions, the service they receive, and supporting them to live the life they choose, as well as providing care and support that will help them to maintain their dignity at all times.

  • We are ambitious, courageous and empowering
  • We support and enable our staff to make things better
  • We are open to doing things differently and will make best use of new technologies.
  • We are bold and willing to take difficult decisions in a commercial operating context.
  • We will make a contribution to tackling climate change
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