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About The Role

Residential Care Assistant

Nexxus Care are recruiting for a motivated care assistant to come and join our team at Meadowyrthe, Tamworth.

No experience necessary as full training will be provided. 
We have full time and part time contracts available, working on a 4-week rolling rota. (Shift patterns 7am -2.30pm and 2.30pm - 10pm, alternate weekends). 
The role of a Nexxus care assistant is varied in its duties and no 2 days will be the same. Meadowyrthe is a 41 bedded residential home catering for 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.
Some duties may include:
  • To give assistance to residents (when required) with washing/ bathing, toileting, dressing and undressing, whilst promoting independence and dignity and respect. 
  • Providing assistance during mealtimes, ensuring any dietary needs are met and recorded if needed. 
  • Ensuring care plans are followed, providing that person centred care, and all choice are respected, whilst completing care documentation. 
  • Giving support to the residents when activities are being held in the 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&Cs apply
  • Provide professional references – We’ll need at least 2 references from you previous employers
  • Complete mandatory 3-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

Meadowyrthe Residential Home is a 41-bed Residential facility located in Meadowyrthe, Staffordshire. Nexxus endeavours to provide our Residents with a safe place where they are looked after according to their needs, by supporting with washing, dressing, toileting, administering medication and supporting mobility needs. Our Residents are afforded a home away from home and can treat the setting as their own home. Our purpose as a residential care home is to ensure that people who cannot live independently, but do not require nursing care are well looked after and can continue to lead meaningful lives.

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.

*Subject to terms and conditions


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