About The Role
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Residential Home Care Assistant
Nexxus Care are recruiting for a motivated care assistant to come and join our team at Bracken House Burntwood.
No experience necessary as full training will be provided.
We have full time and part time contracts available, working on a 4-week rolling rota. (Shift patterns 7am -2.30pm and 2.30pm - 10pm, alternate weekends).
The role of a Nexxus care assistant is varied in its duties and no 2 days will be the same. Bracken House is predominantly Dementia clients in which you will support with aspects of their personal care as well as ensuring they are remaining safe, comfortable and most importantly happy within their home.
Some duties may include:
To give assistance to residents (when required) with washing/ bathing, toileting, dressing and undressing, whilst promoting independence and dignity and respect.
Providing assistance during mealtimes, ensuring any dietary needs are met and recorded if needed.
Ensuring care plans are followed, providing that person centred care, and all choice are respected, whilst completing care documentation.
Giving support to the residents when activities are being held in the home.
Qualities were looking for:
Empathetic and compassionate – Going back to basics, we need individuals who are passionate about providing care and support to residents of all abilities
Able to build rapport and relationships quickly
Trustworthy and reliable – Are you punctual? Can you manage your time well?
Resilience? – Care is extremely rewarding, but can you handle the challenges as well as the fulfilment
Flexible – We try our best to ensure you can work the shifts preferred, but on occasions you may need to be flexible
What we need from you:
Can you work shifts between 7am and 10pm eg 7am-2.30pm/2.30pm -10pm?
Desire to provide personal care and support services to residents which respect rights and choices
Do you have the right to work in the UK with proofs? (i.e., passport, Visa)
We’ll need to complete a DBS check if you’re successful, we will cover the initial cost of this – T&Cs apply
Provide professional references – We’ll need at least 2 references from you previous employers
Complete mandatory 3-day classroom-based induction held locally – You’ll be paid to attend your training, and our training and recruitment team are always available to help
Nexxus care are a Staffordshire County Council owned company, and our goal is to provide outstanding domiciliary, reablement, extra care and residential support to our clients, as we understand the importance of caring for people in the familiarity of their own home, we built our services around people, not processes or tasks.
As well as a competitive pay structure, Nexxus Care offer a wide range of benefits such as.
Blue Light Card membership – This means you’ll get discounts from loads of high street store including JD Sports, New Look, River Island and more! You can also save money on your holidays!
Job security - Work for a local authority owned company
Refer a friend bonus
Enhanced bank holiday rates
Classroom based training as well as care coaching - Paid in your first wage
Career development and qualifications - We want you to progress
2 free uniforms
vivup- an exciting new benefit and wellbeing platform
*Subject to terms and conditions