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Care Assistant - Days

Wimbledon, London, UK Req #134
28 November 2023

Lee House is an attractive residential care home located in Wimbledon offering care and support to residents over the age of 65.

The home has been carefully designed to offer comfortable accommodation which includes single occupancy bedrooms each with en-suite facilities, a pleasant lounge, dining room and garden. Facilities are also available for family or friends to stay overnight.   Residents may personalise their room with small items of furniture and ornaments to promote familiarity.

The role of Care Assistant is a full time vacancy for 36 hours per week. This does include working alternate weekend shifts. 

The Role of Care Assistant:

  • As one of our highly valued Care Assistants, you'll be at the front line of care delivery.
  • You’ll help residents with their individual care needs, such as personal care, medical care and following social interests.
  • You’ll build a special bond with each resident, and give professional and emotional support during difficult times, such as periods of illness.
  • Your days as a Care Assistant will be varied, interesting and rewarding. You’ll assist residents with washing, dressing, eating, drinking and getting around. 
  • Importantly, you’ll help make them feel at home.  You’ll be respectful of residents’ choices; their dignity and independence.
  • You’ll also be integral to developing residents Care Plans, which includes being aware of any specialist support needs.

Pay & Benefits:

At Abbeyfield, we are committed to rewarding our staff for their hard work. Our many benefits include:

  • Competitive pay, benchmarked annually.
  • 31 days paid leave, including bank/public holidays
  • Comprehensive induction
  • Unlimited opportunities to earn £500 via our 'refer a friend' scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Pay progression within role based on skills and contribution
  • Learning and career development opportunities
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Company pension
  • Discounted gym membership
  • An employee assistance programme
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Shop and save vouchers
  • Striving for independent accreditation as a menopause friendly organisation
  • Medical cashback scheme allowing costs of medical expenses (dental, opticians and much more) to be claimed back
  • Opportunity to obtain Blue Light Card discounts.

About You:

  • Are you sensitive, empathetic and love to care for others? Do you enjoy building meaningful relationships and making a real difference? If that sounds like you, we think you’ll fit right in at Abbeyfield!  
  • Whether you’re new to the world of care or looking to retrain, we’re looking for people to join our growing team of Care Assistants.

Don’t worry if you have no experience as a Care Assistant - we’ll provide you with all the training you need. What’s more important is that you have a natural calling to care. and you'll be passionate and committed to providing exceptional care to our residents, their families and friends.

How to apply:

If you think this sounds like you, please click the link NOW to upload your CV and covering letter, to be considered for interview.

Ref: INDB

Other details

  • Job Family Care, Activities & Care Compliance
  • Job Function 1. Operations
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate £12.25
  • Max Hiring Rate £12.50
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Location on Google Maps
  • Wimbledon, London, UK