OP Care Assistant - Ashleigh

Location: Ashleigh Day Service - Older People

Closing Date: 14 December 2021

Salary: £16,487-£20,964

Specific Hours: 37 hours per week with occasional weekend and evening shifts

OP Care Assistant - Ashleigh

OP Care Assistant – Ashleigh

Salary:        £16,487 - £20,964 per annum, depending on experience

Hours:         Full time, 37 hours a week with occasional weekend and evening shifts

Location:    Ashleigh Day Centre, Basildon 

Are you looking for a rewarding career and have the passion to make a difference?

Take the next step in your career and become an OP Care Assistant with the ECL team.

What we can offer you as an OP Care Assistant:

  • Competitive rate of pay in your local area
  • Up to 24 days annual leave a year, plus bank holidays, rising with service
  • Full paid induction
  • Lots of ongoing training opportunities for you to develop your career and skills
  • Free enhanced DBS check
  • Free uniform if required for role & PPE
  • Enhanced contributory pension scheme
  • Annual salary reviews and performance bonus
  • Healthcare support scheme
  • Refer a friend scheme of £1000

To be considered as an OP Care Assistant, you need:

  • To be passionate about providing a high level of care and support to adults 
  • Exceptional listening and communication skills
  • To possess an empathetic approach
  • To be willing to provide personal care
  • Basic IT skills
  • A proactive approach to work and be able to work on your own initiative
  • To be able to work flexibly depending on the needs of the work environment

Previous experience in the care industry is preferred but not essential as full training will be provided. 

Travel will be required across Essex to attend training and work in the community.

To view the full job description for our OP Care Assistant role, please click here. 

Come and join the team: 

  • Play a crucial part in supporting our customers to lead fulfilling and independent lives
  • Encourage people to take part in a wide range of social and physical activities
  • Strengthen our customers confidence for them to get out and about in the community
  • Champion our life-affirming and forward-thinking Day Centre service
  • Help our customers to become digital and access online services

We are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourage applications from suitable candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

We have a written policy on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders, which is available to view here.

We are proud to be part of the Disability Confident scheme which helps to employ, support and promote disabled people in the workplace.


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