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Care Assistant – Days & Nights available

Westward Ho! Bideford

  • Part time
  • 2022-09-30
  • £9.45 - £16.95 a hour
  • Travel expenses: no
  • Job term: Permanent
  • Job code: 010822-26574

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.

Acorn House – Learning Disability Care Home in North Devon – was the very first care home acquired by Ark Care Homes Ltd, opening its door to residents in 2003. It is situated in the pretty seaside village of Westward Ho! a couple of miles from the port town of Bideford and approximately 10 miles from the market town of Barnstaple. The local area boasts a wealth of the best North Devon has to offer, including the stunning beaches, dramatic coastlines, beautiful woodlands, rolling countryside and riverside walks, especially along the famous Tarka Trail.

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

❇️Flexible working

❇️Excellent on-going training from day one and throughout your career

❇️Continuous training, mandatory and specialised

❇️Pension scheme

❇️Bonuses when you refer other nurses or carers to join our team

❇️Free Ark uniform

COVID-19 considerations:

  • PPE Provided

Essential details:

Please note: To work in a care home in England from 11 November 2021, the post holder is required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 unless clinically exempt. We will also need a successful DBS application and two references.

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Job location

Acorn House
2 Eastbourne Terrace
Westward Ho!, Bideford
Devon
EX39 1HG

Job category

Care / support worker, Learning disabilities, Residential care home

Profile

Ark Care Homes Care you can trust

Type of organisation

Private

Sector

Health and social care

Description

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.

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