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Night Care Assistant

Orwell Housing Association Ltd

Walton

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£9.80/hour

IP119PE

Posted: 12/01/2022

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£9.80 per hour; £12,740 per year (£19,365 FTE)
25 hours per week
Night shifts; fixed term until July 2022
Job Ref: MGH046
The Role
We are looking for a Night Care Assistant who understand it?s the little things that can make the biggest difference ? making a difference together is at the heart of what we do.
As an Orwell Night Care Assistant, you?ll play a vital role in the lives of our customers, giving them the choice to stay in the comfort of their own homes and supporting them with everything they need to do to live well.You will work mostly alone in someone?s home but will be part of a care team for the benefit and wellbeing of all the tenants who live at the service. No two days will be the same and you will receive the learning and development you need to thrive in Orwell.
In caring for our customers, your main duties will include:
* personal care
* medication administration
* supporting people through temporary or terminal illness
* helping with eating and drinking
* light domestic duties such as bed making
* support with social, physical activities and mental stimulation such as hobbies and recreationThis is not only a chance to make a difference to other people's lives, but also your own.
All our customers ask of you is that you have the time to listen, you respect them, and you are understanding and patient.
About you
You will be warm and friendly and have a natural caring nature, great sense of humour and a positive energy that brings a smile to people?s faces.
* you are a great listener with a caring and supportive attitude
* you want to make a difference every day
* you focus on the individual and not the routine
* you are warm and friendly and have a natural caring nature, great sense of humour and a positive energy that brings a smile to people?s faces If supporting and caring is for you, making a difference for others is what we do.
Why Orwell?
We are an organisation committed to making a difference to local people. Caring for and supporting people has become central to what we do. Orwell lives by its values ? we understand it?s the little things that can make the biggest difference and making a difference together is at the heart of what we do.
More reasons to apply -
* 22 days annual leave (pro rata) plus bank holidays
* access to the Orwell Rewards platform
* reward and recognition awards
* free DBS checks, Hepatitis B and Flu vaccinationClosing Date: 19th January 2022
Interviews: 27th January 2022
It is our policy for colleagues providing direct personal care to our customers to be fully vaccinated (evidenced) against Coronavirus by 1 April 2022.
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Orwell is committed to safeguarding and safer employment and the principles of empowerment.
Successful applicants will be required to complete an Enhanced DBS Disclosure

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