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Care Assistant (Day)

Job details
Posting date: 17 April 2021
Salary: £10 to £10.4 per hour
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 17 May 2021
Location: Poynton, SK10 4NJ
Company: Maria Mallaband Care Group
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: VA000126-15

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Summary

About the Role

As a Healthcare Assistant for Maria Mallaband Care Group we ask for 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 Care Assistant, Care Giver, Homecare Worker or Community Support Worker, but, as we provide full training, we also welcome applications from candidates who do not have previous experience including apprentice carers.

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

"Become a Key worker and make a difference"

*Apprenticeship opportunities available

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. You’ll also need:

  • Qualifications in Care is desirable but not essential. (Level 2, 3, 4 and so on) As training and support will be offered.
  • Previous experience working in a Care Home environment is desirable but not essential.
  • 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.

Our Benefits;

In return for all of this you will receive a competitive salary package plus:

  • Training support and development opportunities
  • 5.6 weeks annual leave
  • Fully funded training
  • Nurse and carer referral scheme
  • Rewards for 5, 10, 15, 20 and 25 years of service
  • Annual staff recognition through MMCG Care Awards
  • Simply Health cover after one year of service, inc. cashback on medical and dental expenses
  • Perkbox - a range of discounts and free monthly offers for a variety of high street shops and restaurants
  • Car through salary sacrifice
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • NEST pension plan

“Maria Mallaband Care Group’s main priority is the welfare and wellbeing of its residents and staff. We have therefore adopted a Group wide policy across all our Homes requiring all new staff to confirm they are willing to receive a [Covid-19] vaccine. Prior to commencing employment, the successful applicant will be required to confirm in writing that they are happy to consent to receiving a Covid Vaccine when available, in accordance with the Government’s UK wide vaccination programme and that they are not aware of any reason why they would should not consent. We are happy to answer any queries any applicant might have about this policy.”

Carmel Lodge

Carmel Lodge is located on the edge of Poynton and is convenient for anyone travelling by car. The M60 motorway and the A34 provides easy access to those visitors who have to travel some distance. Local shops, library, hairdressers, surgery, pharmacy and public house are all within short walking distance. This privately owned home was purpose built in 2006 and offers residential dementia care for 36 residents. All bedrooms are single with en-suite facilities. Each floor has assisted showers and bathrooms. All rooms are fully carpeted and decorated to a high standard. Each room contains a television point, nurse call system, telephone point, fire detection, bed, wardrobe, arm chair, chest of drawers, central heating with thermostatic controls and safety guards. Residents can enjoy the well maintained garden with a large patio area, as well as the landscaped gardens and conservatory. Parking is available for 12 cars.

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