Career Home Valley Lodge

Job Description Care Assistant

Location Valley Lodge

Job's Details

Job Description

Do you have experience in care or are you looking for that new challenge?

At Ashmere Derbyshire Limited we are looking for local people who are passionate about providing an outstanding level of care and going the extra mile for our residents. And we currently have a vacancy for you at our Valley Lodge home.

Ashmere Derbyshire Limited is a family owned company of 8 homes spread across the Derbyshire area all of which are commutable by major bus routes. We have achieved investors in people and are constantly striving to improve the care we provide to our residents and the experience that employees have with us.

Valley Lodge Nursing Home is located in Darley Dale, close to Matlock and Chesterfield. The home is accessible by a local bus service and is located on Bakewell Road. The home accommodates a maximum of 63 residents; consisting of a 12 bedded dementia household and the main part of the home having nursing, residential and dementia residents. The home recently achieved ‘Good’ in its CQC inspection.

As a Care Assistant with Ashmere you will be communicating effectively and professionally with the residents, colleagues, relatives and visitors at all times. You will show compassion towards our residents and ensuring that their needs are met. You will assist with personal care and assist with meal times when needed. You may also get involved in activities in the homes and assist our activities co-ordinators on trips out.

It might not be that you have any paid experience providing care to others however you may have looked after and given care to a friend or family member so don’t worry, we can provide you with all the training that you need in our induction scheme and through our buddying scheme when you start in our home.

We are looking for people who have a passion for care and who put the needs of our residents at the front of their mind, who are flexible in terms of shift patterns, who have a positive attitude, are reliable and will go above and beyond.

Working for Ashmere, you start your journey with us by attending our monthly new starter company induction with all new joiners from all of our homes. We will kit you out with uniform, pay for your DBS check, regular training and maybe even spoil you with cake from time to time!

At Valley Lodge we also pay you an attendance bonus if you attend all shifts during the month which is based on how many hours you work.

Does it sound like what you have been looking for? What are you waiting for – apply now or call Carrie, Beth or Whitney for an informal chat about the role or for further information on 01773 571 535.


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