Dementia Care Assistant - Westall House
Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.
About Westall House:
Westall House is a CQC rated ‘Outstanding’ residential care home that provides care for older people in attractive and comfortable surroundings. We offer a safe, happy environment for our residents in our Dementia Friendly unit. Situated in the picturesque village of Horsted Keynes, our home benefits from beautiful views of the countryside. Our home has been carefully designed and modernised to provide a high standard of accommodation and includes a variety of 15 single ensuite bedrooms.
The rates advertised will apply from 1st April 2023. Should you begin working for us before this date, a lower rate will apply temporarily. This will be discussed with you prior to interview.
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 Westall House! Whether you’re new to the world of care or looking to retrain,we’re looking for people to join our growing team of Dementia Care Assistants.
Don’t worry if you have no experience - we’ll provide you with all the training and support you need. What’s more important, is that you have a natural calling to care! 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.
As one of our highly valued Dementia Care Assistants, 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.
In return for your commitment as a Dementia Care Assistant, 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 2/3 qualification in Social Care
• Occupational sick pay scheme
• Company pension scheme
• Shop and save discounts
• £500 refer a friend scheme
• Full ongoing training and support
• DBS check and uniform provided
• Meals provided on shift.
We offer a competitive package and benefits and are committed to helping you reach your potential. If you’d like to be considered for the role of Care Assistant and work for a home that genuinely cares about not only its residents, but also its team, please do get in touch!
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