Health Care Assistant - Dorset House Nursing Home
- Care Home: People Team
- Region: Worcestershire
- Shifts: 12 hour shifts
- Pay: £10.42 per/hr
- Contract: Bank
Health Care Assistant - Dorset House Nursing Home
Healthcare Assistant - Dorset House Nursing Home (Days and Night shifts available) Dorset House in Droitwich Spa is a comfortable Nursing Home providing high-quality Convalescent, Residential, and Nursing Care to 42 residents in a luxurious and welcoming atmosphere. Are you someone who wants to make a real difference to the lives of others? Do you share Rotherwood’ s values of Committed, Compassion, Caring, Politeness, Kindness, Respect, and Passion and want to contribute to a new standard in healthcare? Award-winning Rotherwood Healthcare is looking for you. We are looking for Healthcare Assistants who ideally have a passion to work in care. Dorset House welcomes both experienced and unexperienced Healthcare Assistants as full training will be provided. The roles we have available are for days or nights on a bank contract from 08:00am until 20:00pm or from 20:00pm until 08:00am. Hourly rate of £10.42 per hour. You'll need: - Patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations - Sensitivity and understanding, with the ability to respect each resident's dignity and sense of independence - Stamina and physical fitness, as this is a physically demanding job - To be thorough and pay attention to detail - Practical skills and a willingness to do messy tasks - The ability to work well with others - The ability to accept criticism and work well under pressure - The ability to work well with your hands - Excellent verbal communication skills - Customer service skills Award Winning We're proud to confirm that Dorset House and Rotherwood Healthcare/Group has won: - Regional Care Home of the Year – Midlands and Wales – Caring UK Awards 2021 - Top 20 Care Home Group –Top 20 Awards 2021 with carehome.co.uk - Best for Training and Development at The Care Home Awards 2022 - Employer of the Year at the Herefordshire and Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce Awards 2022 - Business of the Year at the Herefordshire and Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce Awards 2022 - Highly Commended for Best for Use of Technology at the Herefordshire and Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce Awards 2022 If this sounds like a role for you, please contact Samantha Green- Recruitment or apply online.
What You'll be Doing
The key responsibilities of our Healthcare Assistants include: - To assist residents in washing, dressing and undressing. - Assisting with using the toilet or emptying urinary catheter bags/changing incontinence pads - Assisting with eating/feeding - Utilising equipment to move residents when necessary - Helping tidy the residents room - Talking to residents and reassuring them - Assisting nurses and other staff when needed - Adhering to professional standards
- Flexible Pay – access earnings to suit you
- Free parking – onsite
- Employee Assistance Line – support helpline
- 5.6 weeks Annual Leave
- Employee of the month scheme- Be awarded up to £225 in Amazon Vouchers
- Career development pathways and formal training opportunities
- Seasonal gifts – a small token of our appreciation
- Blue Light Card - a range of discounts and offers for a variety of high street shops and restaurants
- Refer a friend – bonus scheme
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Our Vision, across every one of our homes, is one of individually tailored care within a stylish and luxurious setting where imaginative, nutritional menus and dining options alongside motivating and inclusive activities, ensure that every resident feels safe, well, valued and empowered to make choices.
Our Mission is, therefore, to create and maintain a new standard in healthcare by providing exceptional care, luxurious surroundings, enticing dining experiences and inspiring leisure activities which, when combined, create the perfect environment for a rich, comfortable and purposeful lifestyle.
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As a company and as individuals we never lose sight of our core Values which permeate everything we do.
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Working at Rotherwood Healthcare requires you to uphold our company values of compassion, passion, politeness, respect, passion, kindness and caring.
As individuals we follow the Rotherwood values tree to ensure highest standard of care for our residents and ensure we are always taking care of their families, visitors, and each other.
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We believe in developing people and have career pathways in place to support you to achieve your ambition. There are various training opportunities to develop your skills and learn from your colleagues.
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You are at the heart of Rotherwood Healthcare and we want to make sure you feel valued. We offer some great financial and lifestyle perks, as well as a commitment to your ongoing professional development. The benefits of working at Rotherwood Healthcare are tailored to you, your needs and your ambitions.