Care Assistant – Days & Nights available
Westward Ho! Bideford
Ark Nursing is a regional, established organisation that truly cares about you and your professional development. We have one mission: to deliver the highest standard of care to sick and vulnerable people. To do this, we invest in training opportunities to develop our teams of healthcare professionals.
Beachfield Care Home for People with Learning Disabilities – is Ark Care Homes Ltd’s third care home for people with learning disabilities and was opened 2007. It is perfectly situated in the centre of Westward Ho! village, and is within a 5-minute walk of the beach, shops, cafes, restaurants and attractions. Northam Burrows and the South West Coastal Path are also on the doorstep. Just a couple of miles away is the historic port town of Bideford. Beachfield is registered for 6 residents with complex needs including Autism, learning disabilities, Challenging behaviour and epilepsy.
We’re actively seeking a Care Assistant to join our team. You will benefit from plenty of employee benefits such as flexible shift patterns and pay rate up to £23.76 per hour on a bank holiday.
As a Care Assistant, you’ll need to safeguard each individual to ensure that they can flourish and that the best possible outcome is met at all times. Join our team of health and social care professionals to help make a difference in the lives of our service users today.
Full-time, Part-time, Day work and Night work roles available.
Skills required to be a Care Assistant
❇️Previous Care experience necessary
❇️Ability to work well on your own and as part of a team
❇️Caring and compassionate
❇️Care Certificate qualification (not mandatory)
❇️First Aid qualification (not mandatory)
Benefits at Ark Nursing
❇️Enhanced pay for working Christmas and Boxing Day & Bank Holidays up to £23.76 per hour
❇️Paid annual leave 28 days per year (based on hours / pro rata) inclusive of bank holidays
❇️Full paid induction programme
❇️Excellent on-going training from day one and throughout your career
❇️Continuous training, mandatory and specialised
❇️Bonuses when you refer other nurses or carers to join our team
❇️Free Ark uniform
- PPE Provided
We will also need a successful DBS application and two references.
42 Nelson Road
Westward Ho!, Bideford
Care / support worker, Learning disabilities, Residential care home
Ark Care Homes Care you can trust
Type of organisationPrivate
SectorHealth and social care
At Ark Care Homes Ltd we believe that the care we provide can only be of the highest quality if we have the best staff to deliver it. By employing the right people, we ensure that we have the expertise to formulate and deliver robust and comprehensive Care Plans which are progressive, individualised and truly person-centred.
These include thorough risk assessments, positive behaviour support plans, lifelong learning goals, capacity assessments, best interest decisions and DOLS applications (where appropriate).
Ark Care Homes are homely, comfortable, inviting and designed to create the best possible therapeutic environments for the individuals in our care – they are also individualised to suit the needs of those living there.
Everyone living within our homes is actively encouraged to have their personal space just as they want it – our homes are the client’s homes.