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Care Assistants and Principal Care Assistants


Posted on Oct 1, 2021 by CV-Library

West Lothian, United Kingdom
Social Care
Immediate Start
£10.3 - £12.4 Hourly
We are looking for exceptional Care Assistants and Principal Care Assistants to join our team at our new home Kirk Lane in Livingston. This is a fantastic time to join our team at the start of an exciting journey as we open our hotly anticipated home.
We Care The Way You Care
·With a reputation for quality care delivery for the elderly since 1985, Randolph Hill is the perfect place to build a career whilst delivering exceptional care
·We understand the various challenges for Care Assistants and Randolph Hill staff enjoy both the time and support required to really care for our residents
·We welcome applications from all Care workers whether your experience is care/nursing home, hospital or community based
·Great opportunities for Student Nurses to gain relevant experience
·Starting rates £10.00 - £12.06 per hour (subject to pay award April 2021)
·Both full and part time posts available within one of our Care homes
·The opportunity to work on our highly successful Staff Bank with shifts that are fully flexible (as much or little as you want) around your own availability and in as many of our 6 homes as you’d like to work in. Work shifts exactly when YOU want them allowing the perfect work/life balance. Our Bank staff team also ensure far greater continuity of care for our residents
Key Benefits
·Excellent rates of pay
·A rolling programme of mandatory training
·Great development potential – a career structure which allows Care staff to develop professionally if desired from Care Assistant up to Principal Carer level
·Enhance your experience and skillset by working in a variety of our homes (Bank only)
·Friendly and supportive care home management and Head Office teams
·Recognition and reward for outstanding performance
·Fantastic "Recommend a Friend" scheme - £1000 for Nurses/£500 for Care Assistants
Job Purpose
To provide safe and competent care in a sympathetic manner and reflect high standards of the company in all aspects of work, whilst ensuring clients and visitors are treated in a helpful, friendly manner
Main responsibilities
·To promote the highest standards of care within the nursing home
·To uphold the residents rights to privacy, dignity and choice
·To provide a safe and healthy environment for residents, staff and visitors
·To adhere to the SSSC Code of Conduct
·To set a good example at all times in respect of dress, manner, hygiene and behaviour
·To report any injuries, disease and dangerous practice to all relevant personnel
·To maintain correctly written records as required by the company and statutory bodies
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
·Minimum of 1 year care experience, gained within any care of the elderly setting, whether this be nursing home, hospital or community based. We are also keen to hear from student nurses
- For Principal Carer post an SVQ 3 is essential along with team leadership experience in a care environment
·Experience of working with elderly people with dementia delivering clinical support in this area
·Time management, prioritisation of workload for self and greater team
·The ability to problem solve and manage a diverse range of situations effectively within a nursing home setting
·Strong oral and written communication skills especially report writing
·Being able to deal with a variety of issues and respond appropriately
Our Organisation
At Randolph Hill, we have enjoyed an enviable reputation for quality care provision since 1985. We are large enough to be able to provide support to our team with a stable and supportive management structure, detailed policies and procedures and regular and comprehensive training, whilst still small enough to avoid becoming overly bureaucratic and make decisions to fit every circumstance. We offer fantastic rates of pay, have an incredibly low staff turnover (many of our staff have been here since they opened) and there are plenty of opportunities for career progression. All of our homes are extremely well run and have positive grades with the Care Inspectorate. Randolph Hill are committed to quality and are looking for like-minded people who wish to progress their career with us. We have 6 Nursing homes located in Gullane, North Berwick, Edinburgh Sighthill, Edinburgh Morningside, Broxburn and Dunblane and will be opening a new Home in Livingston in the near future.
What do our Staff Say?
“It is important to me to be treated as a person and not just a number. This is achieved at Randolph Hill when the senior management team make an effort to get to know all the staff employed in all the homes.??
“I have always had better job satisfaction when employed by a smaller company in comparison to larger care home providers.”
“The rate of pay is competitive for the area.”
“I enjoy the experience of caring for my residents and feel satisfied when I am able to make a difference in a resident’s quality of life. Randolph Hill provides a very comfortable environment and resources to make that possible. Randolph Hill provide a good and safe working environment, quality care and co-operative management and these were the most important factors in making my decision to join Randolph Hill.”
“I am very proud to work for Randolph Hill. I have been employed by the company for over 5 years. The residents receive a high standard of care, delivered in a person centred manner. The staff and management have helped me to develop and progress in my career.”
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Reference: 213451981

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