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Lifestyle Support Assistant

Mariposa Care Group

Carlisle

Permanent

£8.91/hour + £1000 joining bonus

CA27JH

Posted: 27/11/2021

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Mariposa Care Group has an exciting opportunity available for a Lifestyle Support Assistant to join their team based in our wonderful care home at Carlisle. You will join us on a part timefull-time permanent basis on a pay rate of £8.91 per hour plus other benefits.

Kingston Courtis a nursing care home provider and we offer a range of care and support services for residents. Everyone who works at our care homes understands that our residents are people just like them with their own stories to tell.  And, by joining us, you’ll have a wonderful opportunity to give something back to those people.

The role 

Our main priority for this role is to find people with the right values, behaviours and attitudes – could this be you?

Our Lifestyle Support Assistant posts are varied, and no two days will be the same. All our care home residents are individuals, and they deserve to be treated as such.

What will you be doing as our Lifestyle Support Assistant?

Duties of a Lifestyle Support Assistant are varied, and no two days will be the same. All our residents are individuals and they deserve to be treated as such. However, as a general guide, duties will include:

- Help with organising a personalised lifestyle plan

- Help with a range of events and activities for residents such as arts and crafts, musical evenings, gardening, shopping trips and social occasions

- Assist with the nutritional well-being of residents by ensuring suitable drinks and meals are available

- Support staff to deliver a meaningful dining experience for everyone.

What we are looking for in our Lifestyle Support Assistant:

You don’t necessarily need to have previous experience directly in this field, nor qualifications as we are happy to work with you to help you become excellent in the role of Lifestyle Support.

Above all we want someone that shares in our values, these being:

- Generous – with our time for team members and for the individuals we care for.  Ensuring we are a responsible, effective and caring team

- Responsible – we all take ownership and pride in everything we do to ensure we provide outstanding care, that’s well-led, safe and effective

- Sustainable – we look ahead to the future with our ideas, technology, investment in our homes and ensuring business performance.

We’ll look after our Lifestyle Support Assistant by offering:

- A great working environment and team to be part of with training and development opportunities to progress if you want to

- Enhanced overtime rate of £2 per hour above contracted hours 

- Golden hello bonus of £1000 on completion of successful probationary period

- Refer a friend scheme – you can earn £1000 for every successful referral

- Long service award scheme 

- Private health care scheme

- Pension scheme 

- Member of the Care Workers Charity

- Free DBS check

Please note a DBS check will be required for this role.  You must also be up to date with COVID 19 vaccinations unless you are under 18 years of age or clinically exempt.

If you think you’ve got what it takes and would like to join our team as a Lifestyle Support Assistant, please click 'Apply’ now.

Job titles can vary – this role is also known as activities co-ordinator, lifestyle support worker, support assistant, support worker, personal support worker, leisure and lifestyle assistant

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