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Residential Care Assistant

Runwood HomesPortstewart, Londonderry£8.95 an hour

Care Assistant

Care home: Madelayne Court, Portstewart

Hours of work:

Rate of Pay:

At Runwood Homes, we are proud of our reputation as a leading care home operator, providing compassionate, person-centred care to older people, including those living with dementia.

It takes a truly special person, with inspirational passion and a kind nature to make a real difference to the lives of others. Our skilled and motivated teams are truly dedicated in every aspect of their important and highly valued roles to ensure that an excellent residential care service is continuously provided.

As a Care Assistant at Runwood Homes, you will help residents enjoy each day and ensure they receive the highest quality care that they so deserve. You will assist with discreet personal care and enjoy daily life together within a safe, clean, and homely setting, providing support, reassurance, and companionship. It is a chance to bring your dedication and compassion to a fulfilling environment and share magical moments and memories. Every day will be different, so you can expect work that is both varied and highly rewarding.

Our diverse and inclusive group of carers share a prevailing passion to make a difference to the lives of our residents. You too could be part of our committed team promoting independence in a safe, comfortable, and caring environment. Our home encourages involvement in a range of fun, stimulating and meaningful activities to put a smile on the faces of the people who we are privileged to work with.

To join us as a Care Assistant you will have a can-do attitude and excellent communication skills. Your empathy and warm-hearted approach will shine through, and above all, you have the compassion required to deliver the highest standard of care and support for every resident. In return, we will provide all the training you need to thrive and develop your career with us.

We do not go to work each day - we enter the home of some of the most wonderful people you could meet and help them live their lives to the full. Do not take our word for it, come and join us and see for yourself.

Experience / Qualification:

  • Experience is preferred but not essential as full training will be provided.

  • NVQ Level 1 or 2 in Health and Social Care preferred or a willingness to work towards this.

Benefits:

  • Comprehensive induction and ongoing paid training to develop your career

  • Quality training to enhance your skills

  • Access to regular covid-19 testing

  • Quality PPE provided

  • High IPC and sanitisation standards

  • Welfare support

  • Buddy scheme – to help you settle in

  • Free uniform

  • 28 days annual leave

  • Pension scheme

  • Fast track career options

  • Refer a Friend reward scheme

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of adults. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

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