This rewarding and critical role is key to the ongoing well-being of our residents – you make the difference. The role is varied but the main focus is to ensure that every resident is supported in the way that they choose as detailed in their support/care plans. The role involves delivering the highest standards of support at night that may include bathing, dressing, nutrition, mobility and living well promoting independence and ensuring engagement at every opportunity. You will be responsible for updating care plans on an ongoing basis including monthly reviews and relevant document changes.
You will need to enjoy working with older people, be a caring and patient individual, trustworthy and reliable, a team player and have a good sense of humor and the ability to make each resident feel special. We are also looking for someone with good problem solving skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, a good telephone manner and the ability to empathise with residents, families and outside professionals.
No previous care experience is necessary as we will provide all the training you would need. Experience in safe handling of medications would be desirable and having a full driving license, however these are not essential.
Successful candidates will take part in a 6 day induction programme when joining the company. If you have no specific care qualifications when you join, you will be expected to study for the Care Certificate during your first three months of joining with a commitment to studying for an NVQ qualification within a year. Middleton Hall offers various training courses and programmes to be able to increase your knowledge in your role.
This role is for a Bank position working across a seven day period, including weekdays and weekends. Shifts are from 9.00pm to 7.00am and include weekend working. The night team work a three on/three off system.
Middleton Hall Retirement Village is a Living Wage Employer. Successful candidates will be subject to Enhanced Disclosure and barring checks.
The closing date for applications is 23rd May 2018.
We do not accept CV’s, we only accept applications from candidates made on our application forms, which you will find on our website.