Residential Care Assistants, permanent vacancies based Haydon Wick – Swindon
Swindon Borough Council is looking to recruit a number of permanent Care Assistants, to complement our current friendly supportive team at Fessey House – Haydon Wick in Swindon. Fessey House is a residential care home providing practical, emotional and physical support for older people.
We have a number of Day and Night shifts available. We are looking for exceptional individuals to assist us when providing care to vulnerable adults, therefore we need your naturally caring and compassionate personality, the ability to show respect and dignity to others, whilst promoting independence. You will support with all personal care, during meal times, taking a keen interest in the lives of others, whilst offering high levels of companionship and social support.
The ability to attend training and work in a team environment will be crucial to the position. Experience of working with elderly people either formal or informal is preferred, however we are happy to train the right people who are seeking permanent career opportunities in Care. Further education is offered, therefore a willingness to work towards gaining NVQ level 2 in Care and Care Certification is provided.
We offer an excellent annual salary, enhanced employee benefits and extended holiday entitlements.
To apply for the positions of Residential Care Assistants, you will need to have satisfactory employment references, the Right to Work in The UK and be willing to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure check.