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The Cuttings

Care Assistants (Assisted Living)

We are seeking experienced and reliable candidates who are willing to go the extra mile to support our Clients at The Cuttings, our assisted-living scheme.

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Job Role

Harrogate Neighbours is an award-winning organisation with a recent rating of Good from the Care Quality Commission.

Our mission is to offer our staff the time, care, warmth, compassion, and support necessary to make Harrogate Neighbours a true ‘homely’ experience for our clients, and an amazing place to work.

We help our Clients to live independently, to keep their dignity, and increase their quality of life.

Hours: Full & Part Time Hours (Contracted) – Incl. Every other weekend
Rate of Pay: £11.00 per hour
Start Date: Immediately
Closing Date: 1 September 2022 (23.59 GMT)


What you’ll be doing:

As a Care Assistant at our extra-care assisted living scheme, you will provide vital care and support services to our elderly residents. You will represent our growing care team to support our residents to live independently in their own homes and brighten their days. A typical day in the life of a Care Assistant includes providing personal care, medication management, light domestic duties, meal preparation, shopping, and most importantly, companionship.

You will be working during the day or in the evening, working round a rota of 7.30am-2.00pm, 7.30am-4.00pm, 2.00pm-10.00pm, and 4.00pm-10.00pm shifts. We ask candidates to work every other weekend to fulfil the needs of our clients and residents, as well as to give our staff a well-earned weekend off for a better work-life balance.

What we need you to bring to our community:

You don’t need to have previous experience or qualifications in care, what is truly important is that you are passionate, compassionate, and motivated and want to make a real difference to people living within your community.

If you have these qualities, we can help you with the rest. We will provide comprehensive training and shadowing, working to nurture your skills to prepare you for this brilliant opportunity.

What we are looking for:

  • Good people skills with a caring and compassionate nature
  • A positive, professional, and proactive approach
  • A real team player
  • To be aligned to our Visons and Values.
  • Minimum of 18 years of age
  • 1 year of care experience desired, but not essential – we provide full in-house training

What we will offer you in return:

We are committed to supporting your career development, whether you are beginning your career in care, or wanting to progress further into specialist areas of care or leadership. Harrogate Neighbours will provide you with a great benefits package which includes:

  • Fully paid induction and shadowing period
  • Permanent salaried employment
  • + £2 per hour Bank Holiday Enhancement
  • + £1 per hour enhancement for working on your weekend off
  • Handy transport links (5 min - Starbeck Station)
  • State-of-the-art facilities
  • Paid Diploma in Health & Social Care (Levels 2-4)
  • Company mobile phone
  • Access to Simply Health Plan
  • Group and 1-to-1 Wellbeing Sessions
  • Long service recognition
  • Referral bonuses
  • Access to hundreds of high street discounts – to name a few!

Please note that successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

What next:

If you’re ready to join a growing organisation, please apply now to help us to continue building an amazing community at Harrogate Neighbours. We look forward to receiving your application!

Please note, we reserve the right to close this advertisement earlier than the closing date should we appoint a successful. So, please apply as soon as possible!

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