Care Assistant / Carer (Spencer Court Care Home, Woodstock)

Salary: £8.63-£12.71 per hour

Closing Date: 30 Nov 2020

Company Name: The Orders of St John Care Trust

Nature of the Company: The Orders of St John Care Trust is the 2nd largest not for profit care provider in the UK specialising in providing high quality, person centred care for older people, in care homes and extra care housing. As a charity we ensure that any revenue goes straight back into our homes meaning our residents and staff are well looked after.

We want you to love working with us and we hope you’ll want to stay. So from your very first day, we’ll provide you with regular training and consistent career development. We know you can give your best when you feel supported, motivated and happy in your work. So we’ll give you all the help you need to take the best care of our residents, while also supporting your professional development.

Responsibilities: As Carer, you will be working as part of a dedicated team of fully supported staff who have our resident’s emotional and physical well-being at the core of all they do. You will show warmth, and compassion to our residents and their families; helping to promote their independence and dignity.

Every day will be different, so you can expect to undertake work that’s as varied as it is rewarding. As a Carer, you’ll help our residents enjoy each day by making sure they get the quality care they deserve. You’ll assist with their daily living, encouraging their participation in meaningful activities as well as providing support and companionship.

Due to our strong training team, you do not need to have previous care experience. All we ask for is someone who is compassionate, has a can-do approach and excellent communication skills. Above all, you’ll be passionate about ensuring our residents received the best care possible.

Pay and hours:
• Days: Mon-Fri: £8.63, Saturday: £9.10, Sunday £10.92 per hour
• Nights (Bank shifts available): £9.80, Saturday: £10.59, Sunday £12.71 per hour
• Days are a mixture of earlies and lates (typically 6am-2pm/2pm-10pm) and nights are usually 10pm-7am

Benefits: A great advantage of being a large organisation is that we can offer competitive pay and generous benefits to reward you for taking such good care of our residents. Here’s an overview of the main benefits you get while working at OSJCT:

-Excellent career development and leadership opportunities
-Access to specialist internal and external training
-Competitive salary and enhanced pay rates at weekends and for NQV/QCF 2+ in Adult Health & Social Care
-Pension scheme
-Comprehensive induction (including the Care Certificate)
-Opportunity to work towards QCF nationally accredited qualifications, (e.g. in health and social care)
-28 days annual leave pro-rata (including bank holidays), which increases to 33 after 5 years service
-Sick pay
-Life assurance
- Free uniforms and DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check
-Access to a professional employee helpline
-“Recruit a Friend” - employee referral scheme with £1000 reward for successfully introducing a Nurse to the Trust and £500 reward for all other roles
-‘My Reward’ scheme, which gives you discounts on shopping, holidays, cinema, dining, days out and more!

Experience: Due to our strong training team, you do not need to have previous care experience. All we ask for is someone who is compassionate, has a can-do approach and excellent communication skills. Above all, you’ll be passionate about ensuring our residents received the best care possible.

Special Requirements: We have day or night shifts available

Job Ref: OACP/CarerSpencer

Work Location: Cherwell,Oxford city,Oxfordshire,West Oxfordshire

Salary Details: £8.63-£12.71 per hour

Job Term: Permanent

Appointment Type: Bank,Full Time,Part Time

Hours: Full or Part Time, Bank or Permanent

Closing Date: 30 Nov 2020