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?
Training and ongoing development
Enhanced DBS check which is required for this role
20 days annual leave
Recognition schemes, including ‘Employee of the Month’
Career progression and support
Free on-site parking
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
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.