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Night Care Assistant

Orwell Housing Association


15000 - 20000

Full time

Orwell Housing Association

Closing - 31 Mar 2022

Night Care Assistants – Rosebank Park, Harwich
£9.80 per hour (£19,365 FTE)
Various full time, part time and relief positions available; Night Shifts
Job Ref: RB001

We are extremely excited to share our new service with you, Rosebank Park, situated in Harwich. Rosebank is surrounded by shops, cafes, public transport, local amenities and the Harwich and District Hospital. The scheme consists of 70 self-contained flats, over 2 buildings and 3 floors. The tenants’ flats each contain 1 or 2 bedrooms, a living room, kitchen and bathroom.

The Role

We are looking for Night Care Assistants who understand it’s the little things that can make the biggest difference.

As an Orwell Care Assistant, you’ll play a vital role in the lives of our customers, giving them the choice to stay in the comfort of their own homes and supporting them with everything they need to do to live well.You will work mostly alone in someone’s home but will be part of a care team for the benefit and wellbeing of all the tenants who live at the service. No two days will be the same and you will receive the learning and development you need to thrive in Orwell.

In caring for our customers, your main duties will include:

  • personal care
  • medication administration
  • supporting people through temporary or terminal illness
  • helping with eating and drinking
  • light domestic duties such as bed making
  • support with social, physical activities and mental stimulation such as hobbies and recreation
  • This is not only a chance to make a difference to other people’s lives, but also your own.

All our customers ask of you is that you have the time to listen, you respect them, and you are understanding and patient.

About you

You will be warm and friendly and have a natural caring nature, great sense of humour and a positive energy that brings a smile to people’s faces.

you are a great listener with a caring and supportive attitude
you want to make a difference every day
you focus on the individual and not the routine
you are warm and friendly and have a natural caring nature, great sense of humour and a positive energy that brings a smile to people’s faces

More reasons to apply…

22 days annual leave (pro rata) plus bank holidays
access to the Orwell Rewards platform
reward and recognition awards
free DBS checks, Hepatitis B and Flu vaccination
Interviews: To be arranged

It is our policy for colleagues providing direct personal care to our customers to be fully vaccinated (evidenced) against Coronavirus by 1 April 2022.

Full PPE will be provided including certified face masks and will be required to be always worn in line with current Public Health England guidelines.

Orwell is committed to safeguarding and safer employment and the principles of empowerment. Successful applicants will be required to complete an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

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