Care Assistant (Days)

Job details
Posting date: 20 September 2019
Salary: £8.71 per hour
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 20 October 2019
Location: Kempston, MK42 7FY
Company: Reed Talent Solutions
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: OHG00524-25821

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Care Assistant

Location: Kempston

Salary: £8.71 per hour

Working hours: 36 hours over 7 day rota
(Required to work alternate weekends - 2 week rolling rota)
• Days - 8am-8pm – 12 hour shifts

Are you caring, compassionate and looking to make a difference to people lives?

Do you strive towards excellence and respect?

Then we want to hear from you!

We are looking for a Caring, Kind, Compassionate and Thoughtful individuals to join our outstanding team as Care Assistants. Our Care Assistants are at the heart of our Homes and are integral part of our service. You will be working within a people-centred environment, providing first class care to our residents.


  • Providing direct person centred care to all residents, promoting their individuality and dignity at all times.
  • Ensuring their hygiene, elimination, mobility, physical comfort, eating and drinking needs are met.
  • Reporting immediately to the nurse, any illness, accident or event incurred by a resident, colleague, self or visitor to the home
  • Regularly undertaking observations of residents as determined in their care plans. To offer ongoing comfort to those who may be ill or requiring care at the end of their life and their supporters, ensuring that their religious or cultural needs are fulfilled


  • 28 days annual leave
  • Pensions – One Housing is a sector-leader in the contributions we make to our colleagues’ pensions.
  • Buying and selling annual leave - We know that getting the balance right between work and home life is a big part of supporting our colleagues’ wellbeing.
  • A healthcare cashback plan – allowing you to claim back cash for you and your family’s routine healthcare.
  • Colleague recognition scheme – we let you know when you’ve done a #greatjob
  • One Academy – our innovative, in-house learning and development offering, designed to support with your personal and professional development.
  • Study leave – up to five days off per year to study toward a relevant qualification.
  • Career break - after three years’ continuous service.

About You:

  • Good level of IT skills and literacy
  • Be highly organised and able to work to conflicting and challenging deadlines
  • Able to demonstrate specific knowledge of clinical care
  • Care home or caring experience
  • Willing to undertake further training
  • Level 2 NVQ in Health and Social Care – desirable

Abous Us:

Baycroft Kempston in Bedfordshire is the superb location chosen for this luxury Home. Residents will be able to rely on 24-hour personalised care tailored to their individual requirements and help to ensure their move is as seamless as possible. Baycroft offers 4 different types of care including residential, nursing, dementia and respite. You will be able to work acro ss all units, to help develop your knowledge and get to know all types of residents.

Our aim is to develop a service adjusted to the individual needs of each resident and a place where they are proud to call home. We have luxury homes offering the highest levels of support to its residents through personalised Nursing and Dementia care

If this sounds like the role for you, please apply!

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