We are looking to recruit a Care Assistant at our privately owned Residential Care Home for the Elderly in West Drayton, Retford.

Our home is rated ‘good’ in all areas inspected by the CQC, we are band 5 NCC rated, 5 food hygiene rated and have recently won the Care Home of the Year award at the local C.H.A.S.E awards.

If you are looking for a career where you truly make a difference, then this could be the position for you.  We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed Care Assistant to join our team.  As a Care Assistant at Farthings, you will provide person centred care and support our residents to maintain their independence, this will include supporting with personal care, at mealtimes and during activities as well as offering emotional support.

Previous experience caring for the elderly would be advantageous, ideally the post holder should have a minimum NVQ2 in Health & Social Care and Care Certificate or be willing to work towards. Full training will be given.

Successful applicants are required to provide an enhanced DBS and sign up to the update service.

We are looking to cover 24 hours.  Rotas are pre-planned on a rostering app and additional shifts me be able to be ‘claimed’ should you wish.  The hours available will be shift work (predominantly 0700-1900) including weekends and bank holidays. We pay staff breaks.

Salary: £8.91 / Hour

COVID-19 Considerations:  The Home does not have any symptomatic or positive cases of COVID-19. Sufficient stocks of PPE are available, face masks are to be worn at all times, with the exception of staff breaks.  Three times per week coronavirus testing is in place for all staff.  All staff can access a coronavirus vaccine.

Please contact Lynne Fardell-Wain for more information on either farthings.manager@ashallcare.co.uk or 01777 838 219.