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Care & Support Assistant - Southfields

Job details
Posting date: 22 January 2020
Salary: £8.21 per hour
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 21 February 2020
Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
Company: Northamptonshire County Council
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: CSA-CR

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Summary

"It hardly feels like work when you love what you do!"
At Olympus Care Services, we aspire to provide the best possible service to every individual we support. Our aim is to do everything we can to make our customers' aspirations a reality.
Our Care Assistants provide crucial care and support to customers in all aspects of their daily life. If you are dedicated and passionate about making a real difference to people’s lives and want a career you can be proud of, this could be the role for you!
Your role will be to provide practical, personal and emotional care and support to Olympus Care customers who may have a range of different health and social care needs.
As a Care Assistant, your responsibilities may vary from helping customers to get washed and dressed or assisting with medication to supporting customers with their weekly shopping, as well as supporting and/or encouraging any community activities/involvement.
This is a hugely rewarding and fulfilling role, which can also be demanding; however always offering great opportunities for professional development with our extensive training programme.
The ideal candidate will be compassionate, enthusiastic and kind, and will always enjoy going the extra mile to accommodate the needs of every individual we support.
We can accommodate both full-time and part-time hours. No experience is required as full training will be provided.

35 per week
Residential Homes - Southfields House, Northampton

Benefits:
•Up to 6 weeks’ leave (pro rata for part-time)
•Competitive pay rates
•Mileage paid at 45p (for the first 10,000 miles per year)
•Discount at high street brands for money of shopping, food and days away
•Comprehensive initial induction and continual personal development including opportunities to gain accredited qualifications
•Pension Scheme
•Sick Pay Scheme*

*Qualifying period applies

It is an exciting time to be working in local government in Northamptonshire with the journey towards the creation of two brand new unitary authorities in April 2021. The committed approach from the whole public sector to deliver the two unitaries will present significant opportunities for joining up and transforming service delivery to ensure the best possible outcomes for our residents.

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