Care Assistant - Part Time & Full Time

  • The Orders of St John Care Trust
  • Bourton on the Water, United Kingdom

Care Assistant - Part Time & Full Time

Job description

Gloucestershire | 301 - 400 employees

Do you wish to make a positive change in peoples lives? We offer the training and development you need, so whether you're new to care or not - we at St. John Care Trust want to hear from you! 

About the role...

There is no such thing as a daily routine. Your day will be as varied as the needs of people you are looking after. You will often be helping people to wash and dress, eat and drink, and go about their daily activities. After a while you will know what makes a difference to them and what helps to put a smile on their face. Other responsibilities include making sure emergency aid and other trust policies are followed as well as alerting your line manager of any health and safety risks or potential improvements to the care of your residents.

A bit about you...

You are an empathetic individual who considers themselves a team player. A patient individual who prides themselves on their communication skills both verbal and written. You enjoy talking and learning from others experiences, values and beliefs and consider yourself to be a well organised individual. In situations of potential conflict you are calm and quick on your feet.

What's in it for you?

  • We offer professional development (CPD) and training diploma with nationally recognised professional qualifications, including Apprenticeships in health and social care
  • We're a non profit organisation - which means every penny we make goes back to the people who live in our homes and the people who work here
  • Work in new inspiring, contemporary care homes.
  • Part and Full Time Opportunities - Work between 12 and 48 hours a week
  • £9.32 per hour and £10.38 night Carer

About us...

We provide care in 72 care homes across Lincolnshire, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and West Sussex. The Order of St John Care Trust is all about people. Everything we do reflects our caring ethos, from our recruitment practices through to the care we deliver each and every day to the people living in our homes and extra care housing schemes. We believe that our residents and day care visitors should enjoy life in an atmosphere of warmth, harmony and understanding, being cared for by people who appreciate their need for privacy and who will respect their dignity and freedom of choice. We strive to remain at the forefront of innovative practice and care delivery. This requires the support of a dedicated and professional team.


Key Skills and Experience needed

  • Educated to GSCE level or equivalent
  • Demonstrate a desire to help others
  • Willing to learn about the care system and best practices within the environment

Extra Awesome:

  • Knowledge of Care Standards
  • Experience of working with and completing Care Plans
  • Awareness of CQC Competent using Microsoft Outlook including Word and Excel