27th September 2021

Health Care Assistant

The Job

Do you enjoy caring for others? Want to be part of a fantastic team providing high quality support to enhance the lives of our residents?

We are looking for caring, compassionate and motivated individuals to join our friendly team as Healthcare Assistants at our nursing home, Gavin Astor House, based on the RBLI Village in Aylesford.

Hours: are worked flexibly across Monday to Sunday

What skills do I need?

Kind, caring and empathetic nature

A genuine interest in care and the desire to make a positive contribution to the lives of others

Good written/verbal communication and interpersonal skills

A self-motivated, resilient & tenacious self-starter with strong team ethics

Flexible, reliable and responsive to change

Committed to achieving high standards of quality care and service

The ability to maintain confidentiality

The job is a physical one and often requires manual handling, so a good level of fitness is required

Due to the nature of this role and the policies surrounding delivering personal care to others, you must be at least 18 years old.

What benefits are included?

Competitive pay

Training and ongoing development

Enhanced DBS check which is required for this role

Workplace pension

20 days annual leave

Recognition schemes, including ‘Employee of the Month’

Career progression and support

Free on-site parking

The Requirements

What does the role involve?

To provide personal and social support and guidance for our residents and their families according to their care plans/support plans in enabling them to maintain as much independence as practicable.

To promote the happiness and dignity of residents at all times

To ensure that you contribute, to the best of your ability, to the efficient running of the home and the creation of an atmosphere conducive to the best interests of the residents.

Record and document the personal care and social activities of our residents in line with company policy

Prepare and provide assistance to residents with eating and drinking as needed, ensuring an enjoyable dining experience for all.

Tidy Residents rooms and cupboards and support with housekeeping operations to maintain a tidy and clean home for our residents

Escort residents to hospital, dentist, shops etc. or other approved excursions

Assist with the reception and orientation of new residents in a reassuring manner

Attend and participate in training sessions and staff meetings when required

If you wish to be considered for the above roles, forward your CV and covering letter including a supporting statement via the apply online button:

You can find our more information about our home at www.gavinastorhouse.co.uk

To Apply:

If you wish to be considered for the above role, forward your CV and covering letter including a supporting statement. RBLI is an equal opportunities employer.

RBLI is an accredited Disability Confident Leader. We guarantee to interview disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the role. If you consider yourself to have a disability and wish to apply for the above role under our disability confident scheme then please visit https://rbli.co.uk/disability-confident/ for more information. Alternatively please call us on 01622 795948.

RBLI reserves the right to remove a vacancy at any time prior to the published closing date. RBLI is committed to Safeguarding and as such will require all successful candidates to undergo enhanced DBS and reference checks.

Email: recruitment@rbli.co.uk