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Care Assistant (Days or Nights)

Based in Salisbury


Gracewell of Salisbury is a Good rated nursing home just Wilton Road. We are looking for passionate individuals to work as Care Assistants to join our team

Gracewell of Salisbury are based off Wilton Road, just a short walk from Salisbury train station. We are currently looking for enthusiastic and caring individuals to join our care team in our Good rated specialist nursing and dementia nursing home.

We are currently offering an uplift rate of up to £4.00 an hour extra for hours worked in addition to contracted hours.

The role

We pride ourselves on providing outstanding person-centered care, and our Care Assistants are essential in supporting with the promotion of independence, dignity and quality of life for our residents by:

  • Providing residents with quality physical and emotional support and personal care
  • Enriching their lives by encouraging the participation in, and assisting with a variety of daily activities
  • Helping with transporting residents to personal appointments and external activities
  • Supporting with the delivery of an enjoyable dining experience
  • Maintaining a safe, clean and luxury residential setting

About you

You don’t have to have worked in care before, as we provide a full two week induction plus regular support and mentoring. It’s much more important to us that you are kind, patient and reassuring to our residents.

You’ll be able to effectively and clearly communicate in English both verbally and in writing, and have competent IT skills. You will have sound judgement, initiative and problem-solving skills.

Vocational qualifications at levels 2 or 3, and medication administration training is desirable, but not essential as long as you are willing to undertake training and qualifications.

All our Care Assistants must be able to work flexible hours – including weekends

What we will give you

We believe that happier employees provide a better level of patient care and delivery in their role.   You’ll receive regular training and supervision, along with development opportunities across the business.

We continue to reward our staff with competitive salaries and a number of employee benefits including. 

  • 28 days holiday inclusive of Bank Holidays
  • Competitive pay enhancements
  • Pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Refer a friend incentive
  • Employee Assistance programme
  • Good Samaritan Fund
  • Heart & Soul company recognition programme
  • ‘Your choices’ voluntary benefits – employee discounted scheme
  • Wellbeing programmes
  • Long service awards
  • Recognition programmes
  • Study support
  • Ongoing career development training

About us

All Gracewell homes provide high quality care in a luxury and welcoming environment, personalised for every resident. Our dedicated and compassionate care teams and trained nurses provide 24/7 onsite, residential care, nursing care, dementia care and respite care, in intimate and modern surroundings.

We aim to create the best possible home, where residents can live the happiest and most fulfilling lives.

Between £8.72 and £9.80 Per Hour
Located in:
Closing Date:
22nd December 2019
Gracewell of Salisbury

Gracewell of Salisbury

Gracewell of Salisbury
Shapland Close Bugalow
Wilton Road

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