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Contract: Full Time
Pay: £12.30-£13.30

Role: Nursing Assistant

Hours: 36

Windy Knowe Nursing Home Nursing Home 

36 hours per week

Would you like to be a part of a caring, supportive team? We now have an opportunity for a Nursing Assistant  to join Springcare, where every day you can make a difference to someone’s live. We believe that Nursing Assistants have may great qualities that make them excellent at their job, and are integral part of our care team:

About you:

  • You would be an experienced Nursing Assistant (Senior Care Assistant level 3)
  • Whilst being reliable and trustworthy, you would be able to work as part of a team & unsupervised.
  • As a forward thinker, you would be self-motivated and able to motivate and lead a team of care assistants.
  • Showing leadership skills, you would be able to remain calm under pressure and adapt to ad hoc situations.
  • Showing patience, empathy and care, you would be able to communicate with others using both oral and written skills.

Main Purpose of the Job

Nursing Assistants provide an essential role in contributing to the smooth running of our homes for older people. Our Nursing staff lead on the social care and support for our residents.

Reporting to the Home Manager, you would be responsible for allocating duties to a team of Health Care Assistants – acting as a role model in the delivery and promotion of best practice at all times. You would also help to provide personal care to our residents and support with their nutrition, mobility and well-being.

Once assessed as competent under the guidance of the Home Manager, a Nursing Assistant would also be required to undertake clinical tasks which may include:

  • Checking blood sugar levels
  • Change a simple dressings
  • PEG feeding
  • Medication administration
  • Basic Observations
  • Catheter care

This list is not exhaustive

Typical Shift patterns for Day or Night Contracts

Days Shift Contracts

  • 8am until 8pm
  • 8am until 2pm
  • 2pm until 8pm

 

What Springcare can offer to you:

  • Permanent full and part time day or night contracts – with access to our work placed pension scheme
  • Early pay using Wage Stream App – you can withdraw up to 50% of your earnings in advance of your pay
  • Access to Blue Light Card – where you can make savings across hundreds of national retailers
  • Fully funded training for nationally recognised qualifications (level 2 through to 5) with internal career progression opportunities
  • Refer a friend £££ scheme for each friend that you recommend (T&C apply)
  • Access to counselling and wellbeing support
  • Family friendly policies
  • Smooth robust recruitment process through our portal

£12.30 for level 2 in health and social care and £13.30 for level 3 in health and social care 

Successful applicants would require two written references, a standard/enhanced DBS (depending on role) and evidence of a right to work in the UK check.

Springcare are committed to safe and fair recruitment, safeguarding, and protecting those we care for and serve. We make sure all of our staff are vetted, selected, trained and supervised fairly and to a high standard so that they can provide safe, effective and compassionate care.

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