Healthcare Assistant - Firtree House, Tunbridge Wells
ABOUT THE HOME
Firtree House Nursing Home provides the highest standards of nursing care for up to 42 elderly residents, including trial stays, short stay and convalescent care, as well as long-term care. The home has strong community links and is situated a short distance from the centre of Royal Tunbridge Wells.
Firtree House is an attractive property that was sympathetically converted and extended into a care home in the 1960s, since its conversion the home has undergone a major refurbishment plan and now provides an attractive, safe and stable environment in which staff and residents are actively involved in the day to day decision making of the home.
ABOUT THE ROLE
An excellent and exciting opportunity to join our Firtree House Nursing Home as a Care Assistant! You will work part of a great team and be making a difference to our residents by providing excellent care standards, taking pride in treating our residents as individuals.
As a Care Assistant at Caring Homes, you will help residents enjoy each day by making sure they get the quality care and support they deserve. Responsible for supporting our elderly residents with daily living, providing support and companionship, assisting with their physical and personal needs – where every day is different and rewarding!
We offer fantastic training and development opportunites, each of our care workers work towards their Care Certificate, giving them the confidence to deliver first-class care.
We also undertake a wide range of diverse training, from manual handling to infection control and safeguarding.
We have an extensive training team, consisting of regional trainers as well as a network of in-home trainers, able to deliver programmes to colleagues.
In 2015 we launched our own dementia training programme, called ‘My World’. This is accredited by City and Guilds and was awarded the Princess Royal Training Award, every employee is given the opportunity to learn and develop
THE SKILLS YOU'LL NEED
Compassion’s the only qualification you need!
If making people’s lives better is what gets you up in the morning, you should come and join a like-minded team at Firtree House. As a Care Assistant here, you can make a real difference to the lives of our residents with reliable, compassionate care.
We are not looking for experience or qualifications: we will give you all the training you need. Furthermore, we will give you all the support you need to develop your career with us and progress into a Senior Care Assistant role.
What we want above all are genuinely kind, sympathetic people, who will really get a thrill from enhancing the happiness and wellbeing of our residents. Whether it is going out of the way to make them feel comfortable and respected, or just taking an interest in how their grandchildren are doing, you’ll be the kind of person who loves to brighten up our residents’ days.
If that sounds like you, we think you will love working at Firtree House. We are part of the Caring Homes Group, which is one of the UK’s leading providers of residential, nursing and dementia care for the elderly.
WHAT ARE SOME OF THE BENEFITS WE CAN OFFER YOU?
Within Caring Homes Group, you can expect not just an exceptional and extensive benefits package as listed below. You will also get satisfaction of doing genuinely rewarding work.
“We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age”.
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