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Care Assistant (Nights) - Moorfield House

Location: Moorfield House

Contract Type: Full Time

Closing Date: 29 September 2020

Salary: 8.72

Care Assistant (Nights) - Moorfield House

Are you a Care Assistant who thrives on making a real and positive difference to the lives of older people?

If so, Akari Care would love to hear from you! We are looking for passionate Care Assistants to join our team working as part of our night shift.

About Akari:

At Akari Care, we provide residential and nursing care services to the elderly across the UK.  Each care home is an extended family, bringing together residents and their loved ones, our colleagues in care, clinicians, hairdressers, commissioners and CQC regulators, members of the local community – the list goes on.  We are focussed on creating a warm and inclusive environment in which our residents feel a sense of security and belonging, while at the same time retaining their dignity and self-respect. 

We never compromise on the quality of our services and our extended team includes trusted GPs, Dentists, Chiropodists and Dieticians, who all work hard to improve our residents’ quality of life. Our dementia care homes have qualified, dedicated staff who help people to maintain the identity and dignity of our residents. With a focus on living life to the fullest, our homes offer activities such as hairdressing salons, bars, cinemas, gardening, and cooking courses to name just a few!

The Role:

We are looking for people who are either looking to start their career within care or people who are experienced carers. We are looking for people who want to be part of Akari Care and who will be proud to be a part of the family.

Our carers are the first port of call for our residents, whether they be helping with personal care, meals or simply spending time with them chatting about the day. We look to our carers to create an atmosphere which enables our residents to have fun and thoroughly enjoy living with us at Akari Care whilst assisting them with their individual needs

In return we will offer you development plans, never curb your enthusiasm and support you in every step of your journey with us.

What we need from you:

  • Caring nature
  • Strong communication skills
  • You must be Flexible and be able to adapt to the needs of Residents
  • Ability to work as part of a team and individually

What’s in it for you:

  • A competitive salary
  • We cover the cost of your DBS check (£44)
  • Uniform provided
  • 28 days annual leave, based on full time hours (Bank Holidays included)
  • Recognition schemes (Akari Star Award)
  • Full funded training and development
  • Become a Champion in a specialism of your choice
  • Rewarding Referral schemes

 

Moorfield House:

Moorfield House Care Home is situated in a pleasant, leafy suburb to the south of Newcastle, on the edge of Town Moor.  It is a small Home with a warm, friendly and welcoming atmosphere.

Many of our team have worked at Moorfield for a long time, which helps us to maintain a consistently high level of service for our residents, fostering long term and meaningful relationships with their families and friends.

We believe that our residents should remain as physically and mentally active as possible, so we encourage them to participate in a variety of activities.

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