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About The Role

Residential Care Assistant  - 28 hour 6 month temp (to cover maternity leave) 

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

Are you looking for a new challenge? Do you have what it takes? Do you enjoy meeting new people? 

Nexxus Care are recruiting dynamic care assistants to work within Bracken House, Burntwood.

Are you a confident, caring individual who enjoys supporting others?  Are you able to get a long with people of all walks of life?  Do you want to have a career where you can make a real difference?
If yes, then we have the perfect job opportunity for you!
The role of a Nexxus care assistant is varied in its duties and no 2 days will be the same. Bracken House is predominantly Dementia clients in which you will support with aspects of their personal care as well as ensuring they are remaining safe, comfortable and most importantly happy within their home.

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
  • Complete mandatory e-learning and attend a 1 day classroom based induction held locally – You’ll be paid to attend your training, and our training and recruitment team are always available to help

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.

As well as a competitive pay structure, Nexxus Care offer a wide range of benefits such as;
    • Blue Light Card membership – This means you’ll get discounts from loads of high street store including JD Sports, New Look, River Island and more! You can also save money on your holidays!
    • Job security - Work for a local authority owned company
    • Refer a friend bonus
    • Enhanced bank holiday rates 
    • Funded DBS*
    • Classroom based training as well as care coaching - Paid in your first wage
    • Career development and qualifications - We want you to progress
    • 2 free uniforms
    • 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
*Subject to terms and conditions

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