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Night Care Assistants - Various Hours

Sussex Housing and Care

Location: Saxonwood Care Home, Battle

Description:

We are a Sussex based not-for-profit housing association and all our income is spent on improving our homes and developing our staff. Here's what some of our staff say about working wit us:

"I am enjoying my work and I am very happy with my job"
"Working wit Sussex Housing I feel very valued"

Main Responsibilities:
- Acting within the care team in accordance with organisational policies and procedures
- Assist in maintaining a high standard of care and a homely environment for residents, ensuring that they are safeguarded from any form of abuse and their valuables / personal belongings are kept safe at all times
- Ensure and maintain a clean and comfortable environment
- Treat residents individually with respect, preserving their dignity whilst demonstrating a caring manner and empathy towards older people.

Knowledge / Skills & Qualifications
- NVQ level 2 or 3 or an agreement to undertake training at these levels
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Understanding of how to move and handle people and various loads using specialist equipment
- Works under their own initiative and be a team player
- Be able to work unsupervised
- Good IT skills and able to confidently use Microsoft packages
- Experience in similar care environment preferred but not essential

If this role is of interest to you why not apply.

Closing date 19 October 2018

Remuneration: £9.50 per hour 10-hour shifts from 2100-0700 hours Contract type permanent Uniform provided - 22 days' annual leave pro rata (excluding bank holidays) - Contributory pension scheme, with employer contributions - A dedicated Employee Assistance Programme providing confidential support and advice

How to apply:
To apply please send your CV and a covering letter to jobs@sussexhousing.org.uk

If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date on this occasion your application has not been unsuccessful.

jobs@sussexhousing.org.uk

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