Care Assistant

Location UK / North Down

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary See description

Updated 3 days ago

Reference 1440392

 Job Description

The Care Assistant is part of the team whose function is to meet the practical, physical and emotional needs of individuals in receipt of services within the Cedar Foundation Residential Schemes.

Care Assistant – Days       REF: 19-115-CA-T-WEB

 

The Cedar foundation deliver a range of services centred around the individual needs of each person and enabling people with disabilities to get the most out of life and to be fully included in their communities. Twisel Lodge provides residential care for up to eight people, who have Learning Disabilities and associated conditions.

Due to rapid continual growth and development, a fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Care Assistant to join our team within the supported living service for individuals with learning disability and associated behaviours.
We are looking for confident, calm and compassionate people who can provide and deliver support.

Hours:             35 hours per week (on a rota basis)
Contract:         Permanent
Location:         Twisel Lodge, Holywood
Salary:             £15,761 per annum

Essential:

  • Numeracy & literacy (English language) skills
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrable evidence of 6 months experience of providing physical care / support for individuals.
  • Available to work shifts on a rota basis

Benefits:

  • Starting on 20 days annual leave plus Cedar recognizes 8 statutory days
  • Cedar offer an enhanced auto-enrolment pension scheme consisting of 5% employee contribution and 4% employer contribution.
  • Occupational Sick Pay Scheme
  • Investor in People Champion with commitment to development of the staff team through training and learning opportunities
  • Staff recognition & reward incentives aligned to high standards of performance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Access 24/7 Doctors Line
  • Cashback health scheme
  • Special offers at over 600 leading high street and online retailers

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Apply online at: //cedar-foundation.getgotjobs.co.uk/home

Closing Date: 2nd October 2019

THE CEDAR FOUNDATION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER