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Senior Care Assistant – Valley Lodge

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Full Time Senior Care Assistant

An exciting opportunity has arisen for full time Senior Care Assistant to join the team at Valley Lodge! You will need to be passionate about providing outstanding care for our residents and flexible to work all shifts.

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 unit and the main part of the home having nursing, residential and dementia residents. We have activities throughout the week engaging residents and continually improving the quality of care we provide.

Ashmere have an outstanding reputation within the care home community as well as in the local community, as well as achieving Investors in People. We are dedicated to our staff and residents’ ensuring a high quality of care is delivered at all times.

We are currently looking for a Senior Care Assistant to join our team at Valley Lodge. To be successful in the role we will require you to be able to:

  • Communicate effectively and professionally with all residents, staff and visitors to the home.
  • Taking part in activities that are occurring throughout the home as and when required.
  • Show compassion towards our residents and ensure their needs are met at all times.
  • When required assist residents to external appointments.
  • Assist with personal care and at meal times as required.
  • Continually work as part of a team

The calibre of senior care assistant we are looking for will have the following attributes:

  • Have a kind and caring nature putting the needs of residents at the front of your mind
  • The willingness and ability to go above and beyond for the home and residents
  • Have a positive attitude and be reliable
  • Ability to see all residents behaviour as a form of communication and be able to demonstrate empathy
  • Have a QCF/NVQ Level 3 qualification or equivalent.

Ashmere offer the following benefits to employees:

  • Free onsite parking
  • Week’s paid induction for all new starters
  • Ashmere pay for all new starters DBS’
  • Ongoing training throughout your employment
  • Free Uniform for all staff
  • CarePlan and Administration of Medication Training
  • Monthly Attendance Bonus paid – dependant on sickness

Think you’ve got what it takes and ready for a new challenge?? Please apply now or call Carrie Loakes (HR) on 01773 571535 for further information.

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