Peripatetic Care Assistant

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary See description

Updated 5 days ago

Reference 1377692

 Job Description

Spa Nursing Homes are seeking to recruit Peripatetic Care Assistants on a permanent basis to join the team in Spa Nursing Home Group.

The Spa Nursing Home Group has been providing community based, professional nursing care for over 25 years.  We provide a range of care services including residential and nursing care, post-operative care including rehabilitation, dementia care, respite and end of life care.

We aim to provide safe, effective and compassionate care whilst promoting the dignity, rights and respect of each of our residents.  We are seeking likeminded individuals who share our passion for putting our residents first in everything that we do.

Rate of Pay: £9.50 per hour

Job Duties:

As the successful candidate, you will assist our residents in all activities of daily living such as feeding, washing, dressing and toileting.  You will work within our policies and procedures to ensure safe, effective and compassionate care whilst promoting the dignity, rights and respect of residents.

Qualifications / Experience:

  • It is desirable that applicants can demonstrate a minimum of 6 months experience of providing care, inclusive of personal care, to adults either within a paid or voluntary capacity
  • Access to transport enabling the candidate to travel to all of the Homes within the Group Locations and wiliness and flexibility to do so.
  • Candidates should ideally be fully flexible to work on a rota basis Monday to Sunday*
  • It is desirable that applicants hold NVQ level 2 in Health & Social Care

This post is available at 

Carryduff Nursing Home: 19 Church Road, Carryduff, Belfast BT8 8DT 

Cregagh Nursing Home: 2a Graham Gardens, Cregagh Road, Belfast, BT6 9FB,

Lakeview Nursing Home: 1c Orchard Road, Crumlin, BT29 4SD,

Redburn Clinic: 89 Belfast Road, Ballynahinch, BT24 8EB,

Spa Nursing Home: 77 Grove Road, Ballynahinch, BT24 8PW,

Oakridge Care Home: 14 Magheraknock Road, Ballynahinch, BT24 8TJ,

What We Offer:

  • Competitive rates of pay and holiday pay
  • Paid on weekly basis
  • Comprehensive induction
  • Free face-to-face Training by qualified Trainers on our premises
  • Free Uniform
  • Free Parking
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Flexible Working Patterns – range of full and part time roles
  • £100 ‘refer a friend’ bonus if your friend is successfully employed
  • Opportunities for promotion and career progression
  • Opportunity to gain experience in an established local organisation

For further details or to obtain an application pack please contact our Human Resources Department on (028)90 707628. 

All applications must be made using the employer’s application form.  

The closing date is Friday 14th December 2018 at 5pm

We reserve the right to use and enhance our desirable criteria to facilitate short listing, including the right to shortlist based on your stated availability to work, when aligned with current business need.

Spa Nursing Home Group is an equal opportunities employer.