Here at MHA Fitzwarren House we have 4 permanent vacancies for Day Shift Care Assistants, working 3 x 12 hour shifts per week (including rotating weekends). In return you will receive outstanding training and career development, plus an attractive salary and benefits package.This Adult Residential Care Facility is set in beautiful surrounds, with plenty of green space, close to South Marston Swindon.
As a Care Assistant you will work as part of a the wider Nursing Team, administering care and support to those with dementia and those needing full time nursing care. Working with our residents, your aim is to encourage and promote independence and life choice in a ‘Person Centred Approach’, enabling them to live their later life happy and well.
Duties will be varied and will include supporting our residents with personal care needs and helping them to take part in a wide range of activities that support their health and wellbeing. Every day will be different and you’ll have the opportunity to use your people skills to make a real difference to the lives of others.
As a Care Assistant, having the right values, attitude and behaviours are more important than your previous employment background, after all it’s about you, your caring and compassionate nature and your desire to help, care and assist others. Patience, communication and listening skills are equally important. So, if you have the ability to change someone’s mood, lift spirits and truly care for those around you, we’d love to hear from you Previous care experience is desirable but it is not essential all training and on-job coaching will be taken care of.
Employee benefits will include 28 days holiday (including bank holidays) and an option to buy annual leave, Life assurance, a discount scheme which includes savings with retail stores and online purchases and access to a number of nationally recognised training courses and qualifications.