The Gloucester Charities Trust

Cara and Support Assistant Nights 17.25hrs

  • The Gloucester Charities Trust
  • Gloucester
  • 1 day ago


Job Description

Care & Support Assistant Nights 17.25hrs – Residential Home

£9.15 – £10.15 per hour

About the role

We have a 17.25 hours per week contract available for a Care and Support Assistant to work in our beautifully kept residential home.

Night shifts 7pm – 7am, various nights of the week to be discussed at interview.

At Guild House we specialise in supporting older people, living with or without dementia, to live full and independent lives where possible.

Our care and lifestyle plans are tailored to meet the individual needs of our residents which makes this a varied role, with opportunities to a make positive impact through enabling residents to live well and engage with activities, family and friends.

Main Responsibilities

You will support the physical and emotional well-being and social needs of our residents by:

Assisting residents with day to day living tasks

Providing physical and mental stimulation by taking part in recreational and activities with residents

Monitoring resident’s wellbeing and health and maintaining care plans.

Administering medication

Generally promoting our residents’ independence, choice, dignity and respect

Delivering the very best standards of care

Engaging with a comprehensive induction and on-going training and development

Personal Specification

Minimum of six months experience in providing adult care

Have an NVQ/QCF 2 in Health and Social Care

Be conscientious, flexible and dependable

Able to interact with a cheerful demeanour

Able to work within a team

Have a passion for supporting older people to enjoy life

What we offer

28 days holiday inclusive of Bank Holidays

Competitive pay enhancements

Contributory Pension Scheme – NEST

Free uniform

Free DBS

Perkbox and save as you earn scheme

£500 friend referral scheme.

Birthday bonus

Reward and Recognition scheme

Long service awards

Staff Wellbeing initiatives

Full training programme & development opportunities

A Staff Champion

Onsite parking

Who are we?

We are Gloucester Charities Trust (GCT) a multiple award-winning care provider and employer, who offer a range of services (our Circle of Care) from specialist Dementia day services to Sheltered Housing, Residential care & Nursing care for older people in Gloucester.

Our staff are the key to our success.

Recruiting and retaining the right staff is paramount.

We do this by valuing their input and empowering them throughout their roles.

We need caring and compassionate people to help us provide the type of caring environment you’d want your own relatives to have.

There is no closing date for this post.

Interviews will be agreed with applicants.

For an application form or to send you CV click here

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