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Senior Care Assistant

Job details
Posting date: 04 June 2024
Salary: £16.8 to £16.8 per hour
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 04 July 2024
Location: St Helier, JE2 4RW
Company: Maria Mallaband Care Group
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: VA007591-5


About the Role

We are only able to accept applicants who have the right to work in the uk and live within a commutable distance to the location of the job role.

At Maria Mallaband Care Group, it’s our people who make us great, and we pride ourselves on how well we work together as a team.

Working with us will result in some excellent rewards & benefits including –

  • Simply Health – company funded, providing cashback for prescriptions, optical and dental costs 24/7 virtual GP access plus more for you and up to 4 children*
  • Early Pay – Access to earned pay prior to payday
  • Benefits platform – discounts across multiple retailers, leisure providers, hospitality etc.
  • An exclusive discount on Tastecard - dine out with up to 50% off total food bill
  • Free criminal record checks
  • Pension Scheme with Nest
  • Flexible working patterns
  • Cycle to work scheme**
  • Recommend a friend – up to £750
  • Service recognition
  • Training support and development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Wellbeing support
  • Discounted gym membership

*Benefits require completion of a 12-week probationary period before they can be accessed.

**Benefit subject to deduction not taking colleague below National Living Wage

About the Role

As a Senior Care Assistant for Maria Mallaband Care Group we ask you to care for our residents like they are your own family, caring for their Physical, Psychological and Social needs. Assisting residents with personal care activities such as washing, personal hygiene, dressing and assisting with meals. We would love to hear from you if you have previously worked as a Senior Care Assistant, Senior Care Giver, Homecare Worker, in Social Care or as a Community Support Worker.

We offer our care staff flexible hours on full or part time basis over the 7 day week to offer a good work-life balance.

*Candidates must have their level 2, with Senior Care experience and be willing to complete their Level 3 Health & Social Care qualification (if not already obtained) in order to be considered for this role.

"Become a Key worker and make a difference"

About You:

Above all, we’re looking for kind and caring people who want a job where they can really make a difference to people’s lives. Our successful candidate will have the following qualities and experience:

Experience of leading a team.

A committed and organised approach.

A confident communicator with excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Flexible to work shifts.

If you would like to use your care experience and people skills in an organisation that provides the best quality care you’d expect for your loved ones, then MMCG is a rewarding place to be.

Additional experience desirable for this role:

Previous experience working in a Care Home environment (Essential).

Experience of working as a Senior Care Assistant (Essential).

Level 3 qualification in Health and Social Care (desirable but not essential to commence in the role, although essential to complete on successful appointment of the role if not already obtained and much already have your level 2)

Apply now

If you’re ready to start your journey as a Senior Care Assistant with Maria Mallaband Care Group please don’t delay and apply today!

Pinewood Residential Home

Pinewood Residential Home is located in pleasant surroundings that include sea and countryside views, within which residents can receive quality residential care and live a relaxing lifestyle. All of the 47 en-suite rooms are fully furnished and tastefully decorated but care workers actively encourage residents to personalise their room as much as possible. Some rooms have a balcony or patio. A team of qualified staff is motivated to ensure that individual dignity is maintained and quality of life is enhanced, in a relaxed atmosphere, 24 hours a day. Residents' medical needs are met through an excellent liaison system between their GPs and the Island health professionals. Voluntary and religious support is always available. Regular visits from entertainers and in-house activities provide an enjoyable social life for residents, involvement in which is optional. A wide choice of quality menus are prepared by qualified chefs, to meet all dietary requirements. Waitress service is provided in a delightful dining room and personal service is available for those who wish to eat in the privacy of their room. They offer permanent and short stay, convalescent and respite care to residentially and non-residentially qualified people. The experienced management team at Pinewood, led by the resident Head of Home, ensures that high standards of care are maintained at all times.

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