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Care Assistant

Sir Josiah Mason Trust



£17362 - £19182/annum


Posted: 13/01/2022

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Job Title: Care Assistant

Based: Olton, Solihull, B27 6PF

Salary: £17,362 to £19,182 per annum or £9.54 to £10.54 per hour

Sir Josiah Mason Trust

SJMT is a family of charities & community of people supporting those most in need in the West Midlands. SJMT want everyone, regardless of age or circumstances, to feel secure, have opportunities and to thrive.

The services provided include:

Safe, affordable and well-maintained alms-housing
Residential and extra care
Community and housing related support
Services to advance the opportunities of children and young people in needEverything they do is rooted in their 370 year history and driven by their vision for the future.

Job Role:

Sir Josiah Mason Trust currently has vacancies for full-time, part time and 'bank' Care Assistants to work in its Residential care home and Extra Care scheme. We have day or night shifts available and we can offer progression opportunities into 'shift lead' positions.

Our main priority is to find people with the right values, behaviours, and attitudes that match our own! As a Care Assistant you will put the residents' care and wellbeing at the heart of everything you do. The Trust promotes independence, dignity and quality of life always in a person centred, caring and supportive environment.

No two days are the same but you will assist residents with their personal care, promote activities, help with meal preparation, light cleaning/laundry whilst at all times ensuring dignity and respect are maintained for those that use the Trust's care service.

We also have a pool of Bank Care Assistants that we offer work to from time to time to cover our care team's holidays and sickness. This role gives you the flexibility to work the shifts that you want to fit in around your home life. We offer regular shifts to our bank staff but you have the choice of when you want to work.

Key things about you:

Some experience in long term care, assisted living or home care is beneficial but not essential, full training will be provided
Ability to handle multiple priorities
Good attendance and punctuality
Exhibit a caring and compassionate attitude while articulating true concern for people
Full driving licence and use of a car for the roles in the Extra Care scheme only
An enhanced DBS check will be taken up for successful candidates
Two Covid-19 vaccinationsWhat we offer:

Well trained, well rewarded staff provide a better level of care. You will receive regular training and supervision, along with development opportunities across the Trust.

The Trust continues to reward its staff with competitive pay rates and a number of employee benefits including:

Starting on 31 days holiday inclusive of Bank Holidays (increases with service)
An annual 'wellbeing' day for all staff
Company sick pay
Funded DBS checks
Free onsite parking
Pension scheme
Free uniform
Life Insurance
Refer a Friend incentive scheme
Wider Wallet staff discount scheme
Employee Assistance programme - 24/7 access to confidential advice on welfare or legal issues and access to counselling
Long service awards
Training opportunities for professional qualifications
Lots of progression opportunities within the organisationEqual Opportunities:

SJMT is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. It celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Closing Date for applications: Friday 11th February 2022

Please note should sufficient applications be received we reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time and recruit at any stage. We always encourage all interested applicants to apply at their earliest convenience to avoid disappointment.

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Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of; Support Worker, Care Worker, Care Assistant, Domiciliary Care Assistant, Senior Care Assistant, Team Leader, Care Work Assistant, Resident Care Assistant, Resident Care Worker, Elderly Care Worker, Elderly Care Assistant, Elderly Support Worker, Elderly Care, Support Assistant, Enabler, Healthcare Assistant Technician will also be considered for this role

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