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Care Assistant - Days

Location: Alexandra House

Contract Type: Full Time

Closing Date: 30 September 2020

Salary: £8.72 per hour

Care Assistant - Days

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 day 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:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Full funded training and development
  • Become a Champion in a specialism of your choice
  • Flexible working patterns
  • 28 days annual leave, based on full time hours (Bank Holidays included)
  • Rewarding Referral schemes
  • DBS and uniform paid for

 

Alexandra House:

Alexandra House is situated close to Saltwell Park, in Gateshead, Tyne and Wear.

We do our very best to create an atmosphere here that is warm and welcoming, and we all go that extra mile to make sure that it is not just residents that are supported and involved within the Care Home, but their families as well.

All residents have key workers, and their families know they can go to them at any time for support or information.

We are very proud of our bespoke Dementia Unit, which is a facility that is highly valued by residents’ families, who appreciate how much support and specialist care we can provide.

 

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