Location: Canterbury
Service: Bridge Haven
Job Categories: Care Services Assistant
Shift Types: Days Nights Weekend

Job description

Avante Care & Support is a Registered Charity supporting over 1000 older people through our registered nursing and dementia care homes and home care services. We are proud to be a well-established not for profit organisation, with an experienced and skilled workforce. We are committed to making a positive difference to both individuals and their loved ones through individualised support and guidance.

We are looking for Care Assistants to join our residential care home, Bridge Haven, located in Bridge, near Canterbury, Kent. We have the following vacancies:

Full or Part time, day shifts (to include alternate weekends)

Full or Part time, night shifts (to include alternate weekends)

As a Care Assistant you will be reliable, friendly and professional. You will be a team player with great communication skills and a flexible approach to work.

Whilst previous experience is useful, it is not essential as we will train you and provide you with the opportunity to complete your professional qualifications, if required.

If you have recently been made redundant from a customer service role we welcome your application. The skills required for customer service are transferable and relevant for looking after vulnerable people.

You and your colleagues will be responsible for creating a new, positive and engaging lifestyle for our residents, whilst delivering the day to day care and comfort they need.

Main Duties will include:

  • Personal Care.
  • Supporting and encouraging the well-being of residents.
  • Assisting residents with all activities of daily life.

If the above sounds like you, join now and benefit from:

  • Highly competitive rates of pay
  • A DBS (at no cost to yourself).
  • A free uniform.
  • Flexible working patterns.
  • Pension contributions.
  • Child care voucher scheme.
  • Refer a friend bonus scheme.
  • Training & development opportunities.
  • 24/7 Access to virtual GP’s.
  • Discount at over 800 retailers.
  • A friendly, supportive, team working environment.

To apply, please do so via this advert attaching an up to date CV.

All appointments are subject to a DBS check, the completion of a health declaration and the collation of references, which Avante find acceptable.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Please note: If you are shortlisted, you will be invited to attend an interview. We regret to inform you that due to the high volumes of applicants, we do not write to candidates, who are unsuccessful at the shortlisting stage. In the meantime, we would like to thank you for the interest you have shown in Avante Care & Support.

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