We have an exciting opportunity for a friendly, dedicated and pro-active Care Assistant to join our friendly care team at our Older Persons home in Hedon, The Albemarle!

Pay & Hours:

  • Rate of Pay – £10.50 per hour, increasing to £10.80 per hour upon completion of 6 months service
  • Hours of Work – 36 hours per week on days or 32 hours per week, 8 hour shifts 10.00pm – 6.00am on nights.
  • Shift Pattern – Working to a rota covering 7 days per week (every other weekend)

The Role:

Supporting with a range of care needs and enabling our service users to lead fulfilling lives including:

  • Personal care (washing, dressing, oral hygiene)
  • Assist with meals and drinks to support our resident’s overall nutrition
  • Contribute and support during activities
  • Maintain and develop professional relations with families
  • Completing all relevant paperwork in a timely manner
  • Reporting any safeguarding concerns
  • Promote independence of our residents at all times to improve their quality of life
  • Assist with mobility and transferring safely e.g. from bed to chair
  • Observe and record clients’ physical and emotional well-being reporting any changes

About You:

  • You should be naturally caring, passionate and committed to providing the best possible care
  • Be able to work as part of a team
  • Have patience, communication and listening skills
  • Have a positive attitude
  • We provide full training so don’t worry If you are new to the care sector, if you have the right qualities to care we would love to hear from you

Rewards & Benefits:

  • Be supported by our highly trained and dedicated team including Team Leaders, our Deputy and Registered Manager.
  • Fully comprehensive induction and development support from our in-house training team including E-Learning and shadowing shifts
  • For those interested in progressing to become a Team Leader, we can offer an accelerated training programme upon completion of probation
  • Savings on your shopping – up to 8% in some retailers
  • Refer a friend bonuses up to £200
  • The HICA lottery – prizes up to £2000+
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Techsave loans – borrow money to buy technology based gifts and repay through your wages over 12 months
  • Prizes from fun competitions such as our Hall of Horrors guess the manager, our bonfire bonanza voucher giveaway and our 12 days to Xmas prize extravaganza.

About us:

Albemarle is a specialist dementia home for 42 residents situated in the popular East Yorkshire market town of Hedon.

Albemarle is a two-storey residential home with a lift for access to the first floor. We have three lounges for relaxing, entertaining and socialising. We also have three different areas of enclosed garden; one area having a greenhouse and vegetable planters that service users enjoy.

The HICA Group is a ‘Not for Profit’ organisation providing a range of care services to elderly clients and people with learning difficulties, across a range of services, including our care homes, residential settings and in the community.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS check. We do not offer sponsorship.

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