Care Assistant at Exeter, Devon

Application ends: July 31, 2024
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Job Description

Care Assistant career opportunities at Parkland House in Exeter, our CQC rated Oustanding home. Various hours available (morning shifts, afternoon shifts, 12-hour shifts, twilight shifts 4pm-10pm) to include alternate weekends.

Care Assistant: £11.66-£12.16ph new to care, rising to £11.93-£12.43ph after completion of 3 month probation. £11.93-£12.43ph with care experience

As a Care Assistant, you will work as part of a team to provide the best care for the people living in our homes and be a part of the next chapter in their story.

You will get to know them and what matters the most to them so you can support them in the best way possible, recognising their individual choice.

You will support them with daily living routines including personal care, offer emotional support, encourage social activities within the home and update care plans.

Every day is different and hard work is required, but each day, you will go home knowing you have made a difference to their lives.

You don’t need experience as we provide online training, along with face to face support, supervision and a full induction. As soon as you achieve your care certificate we’ll also support you further to progress within the home if this is something you wish to do.

What you need most of all is a desire to help, to be kind and to enjoy making someone’s day that little bit easier.

About us

At Peninsula Care Homes, it’s our CARE (Committed, Ambition, Responsible, Embracing) values that make us different and a very special company to work for.

We are a family run business and not only do we provide a home from home environment filled with laugher and love for the people living in our homes, we recognise all that our staff do to support each day. We invest in our staff to enable them to reach their career aspirations and celebrate success, so they love what they do.

We can offer you:

  • Full company induction and training to get you started and confident in the role
  • Ongoing training and support thereafter to gain qualifications and opportunities for career progression
  • The use of ‘Flex Earn’ enabling you to access wages earnt in advance of pay day, viewing earnt wages in real time
  • Free DBS check
  • Company Pension
  • Free meals provided when working long shifts
  • Short or long shifts
  • Access to Peninsula Care Homes Mental Health First Aider
  • Access to an external Confidential Care helpline for you and your family members
  • Access to Peninsula Care Home’s ‘Whycare?’ app
  • Access to Peninsula Care Home’s ‘Refer a Friend’ scheme
  • Ample PPE to support safe working
  • One of the most rewarding jobs

Please note for UK & Overseas applicants, we are not in a position to sponsor, so kindly ask that you do not apply if you require sponsorship.