Care Assistant - Nights
Abbeyfield is a charity for elderly people, providing housing to more than 7,000 residents across the UK and internationally. It is our mission to enhance our residents’ quality of life through high quality accommodation in a stimulating environment, maintaining a socially active life.
We’re committed to providing the highest standards of care to our residents, and we believe that great care starts with great people. The interests of our valued staff and residents sit at the heart of what we do.
Abbeyfield is more than a home; it’s a neighbourhood, a community, a family. Are you ready to be a part of it?
As one of our highly valued carers, you'll be at the front line of care delivery. You’ll help residents with their individual care needs such as personal care, medical care and following social interests. You’ll build a special bond with each resident and give professional and emotional support during difficult times such as periods of illness.
You just know exactly how to make the residents feel as comfortable as possible and put a smile on their faces. Above all, you’ll treat residents with kindness, respect and compassion, ensuring each individual has a choice and feeling of self worth.
The Ideal Candidate
Are you sensitive, empathetic and love to care for others? Do you enjoy building meaningful relationships and making a real difference? If that sounds like you, we think you’ll fit right in at Abbeyfield! Whether you’re new to the world of care or looking to retrain, we’re looking for people to join our growing team of care assistants.
Don’t worry if you have no experience - we’ll provide you with all the training you need. What’s more important is that you have a natural calling to care!
In return for your commitment, we offer a great pay and benefits package. This includes:
● 31 days paid leave, including bank/public holidays (pro rata)
● Opportunity to earn a QCF Level 2 qualification in Social Care
● Occupational sick pay scheme
● Company pension scheme
● Shop and save discounts
About the Company
A purpose-built nursing home in the Sherwood district of Nottingham, The Firs provides a warm and inviting home with 31 en-suite single rooms close to local amenities and good transport links to the town centre. We believe that activities play an important role for our residents by enhancing their quality of life. Our residents have access to a varied programme of events and social activities which they can choose to participate in – from fantastic live music from local performers to regular film afternoons.
Families and friends are encouraged to visit to maintain relationships with our residents and are warmly welcomed to our home. Our dedicated and friendly team provides support and guidance to our residents to promote their physical and emotional health by getting to know their likes and dislikes, including any special food preferences or dietary requirements.
Every member in our team plays a dedicated role in supporting our residents to improve their quality of care and wellbeing. We are proud to invest in our team throughout their career with learning programmes and continual professional development.
As part of our team at The Firs, you will have excellent opportunities to work with some amazing people and give something back to our residents by enhancing and fulfilling their lives.
If this sounds like somewhere where you would like to work, please do contact us.
For more information about The Firs, please click here.
The Abbeyfield Society