Night Care Assistant

Basic Overview
Salary: £10.25 – £10.50/hour
Job Type: Full Time / Permanent
Minimum Salary: 10.25
Maximum Salary: 10.50
Job Location: Gillingham

About The Role
Night Care Assistant – Competitive pay rate of £10.25 – £10.50 per hour
Flexible hours including full time, part time and bank available
We have an exciting opportunity for a Night Care Assistant to join the team at Fern Brook Lodge, our newly refurbished residential care home, which is a hub for the community in Gillingham and the surrounding villages of North Dorset.
As a not-for-profit charity within Social Care, we focus on the reward and recognition of all our people, our benefits include:

A £500 Welcome Bonus after joining (T&C's apply)
Blue Light Shopping Discount Card
Reward and Recognition Schemes
Employee Assistance Programme
Industry Based QualificationsWhat you will be doing:

Identifying the needs & abilities of our residents and delivering excellent person centred care.
Supporting & encouraging our residents to remain as independent as possible.
Checking on residents on a regular basis – moving & positioning if required
Providing elements of personal care including washing & undressing where needed.
Building relationships and providing companionship – getting to know our residents!
Working in a team to create a co-operative, friendly and welcoming atmosphere in the home.Who we are looking for:
We want you to have a genuine desire to make a positive impact on the lives of our residents.  You'll need to be naturally compassionate and of course understanding of others.
Previous care experience is not essential (maybe you have been inspired by looking after a family member) or just looking for a more rewarding role. A full induction and training programme will be provided to support you.  You need to be over 18 years of age to apply for this position.
If this sounds like you then we would love for you to join the team! 

About The Company
Care South are one of the top 20 rated Care Home Groups in the UK based on published reviews from residents and their family and friends at (url removed).
As a not-for-profit charity, our HEART values are key to us providing outstanding care.  For more information about us, our values and benefits, please visit our website: (url removed)
For any questions please contact the recruitment team on (phone number removed)

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