Care Assistant Days
Bury St Edmunds
20000 - 25000
Closing - 31 Aug 2022
Care Assistant (Days/Nights) based at The Martins, Bury St Edmunds
Available Hours: Days or Nights Positions Available.
Permanent Full Time/Part Time/Multiple Hour contracts available per week. (0 hours – 44 hours)
Are you looking for a role where you feel you have made a difference at the end of each working day? Do you want to join a people focused organisation that values and listens to their employees?
The Martins in Bury St Edmunds are recruiting for care assistants to join the friendly team.
As a Care Assistant at MHA you will provide the highest quality of care to our residents enabling them to live later life well. Duties will be varied and 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.
You will have the right values, attitude and behaviours are more important than your previous career background. Therefore whilst previous care experience is desirable it is not essential and we’ll provide all the training and support you need to thrive. You don’t need any qualifications to get started as a Care Assistant.
You will have a kind, warm and caring nature and be able to work well as part of a team but also use your own initiative. 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.
You will be joining an organisation with strong values, a highly supportive culture and a commitment to the safety and wellbeing of employees.
In addition to a highly competitive salary, we offer a lot more:
- 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.
- Access to a number of nationally recognised training courses and qualifications.
- Genuine career progression and development opportunities.
- Employee assistance programme including free counselling and legal advice.
- Access to chaplaincy and pastoral support.
- Access to wellbeing resources.
- Recommend a friend scheme.
- Family friendly policies.
- Long service awards.
- Free uniform and DBS check.
- Cycle2Work salary sacrifice scheme.
- Healthcare scheme at competitive rates.
MHA is the UK’s largest charity care provider and our mission is to ‘enable people to live later life well’. Through 90 specialist care homes, 70 thriving retirement living schemes and 62 vibrant community services and befriending, we inspire the best care and wellbeing at every stage of later life.
At The Martins care home in Bury St Edmunds, we provide residential and residential dementia care for our 42 residents in homely, en suite accommodation.
It’s a wonderfully calm and welcoming space, overlooking Abbey Garden ruins and the River Lark.
Our home is rated outstanding by the CQC, and our passionate team are proud to deliver personalised care in a warm, supportive and friendly environment.
To apply please email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website mha.org.uk
Please note that interviews may take place prior to the closing date and if a suitable candidate is appointed the role may close early.
Recruitment agencies: please note, MHA do not accept unsolicited CV’s from recruitment agencies, regardless of whether they are on our Preferred Supplier List (PSL). We only accept CV’s from agencies that have been appointed and briefed by MHA’s Talent Acquisition Team.
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