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Care Assistant

Job Introduction

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?

Apply today!

Role Responsibility

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!

Package Description

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

Surrounded by stunning countryside around the Chiltern Hills, Pratt House is situated in the bustling market town of Amersham. Our care home offers 29 spacious en-suite bedrooms, with some able to accommodate couples, ensuring privacy for each resident.  Accommodation also includes comfortable and spacious communal areas, all of which are decorated and furnished to a high standard and large, secure gardens to provide a peaceful setting where residents can relax and enjoy spending time with their families and friends outside.

At Pratt House, our residents are encouraged to lead a full and active lifestyle.  Dedicated activity co-ordinators enjoy spending time with our residents and work endlessly to provide a thoughtful range of social events and pastimes such as exercise classes, book clubs to family quizzes. We also pride ourselves on the quality and choice of our delicious home cooked food, made with fresh local produce.

There is a warm and welcoming atmosphere in our home where residents receive excellent standards of care from our friendly, kind, and long-serving team.  Our staff genuinely care about the well-being of our residents which is at the heart of everything we do.  As manager at Pratt House, I value every member of my team.

In return for their dedication and commitment to their role, we support every individual’s career with tailored training opportunities and offer flexibility in roles with shift patterns to offer a better work-life balance.  Every day is different.  If being part of a closely knit team who pull together to ensure that residents always get the very best care, then we would love to hear from you.

The Abbeyfield Society


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