Senior Care Assistant

Hours: Part Time

Shift: Day

Care Home: Lostock Lodge

Are you seeking an opportunity to make a positive impact in your local community?

Do you possess qualities such as compassion, approachability, and unwavering trustworthiness?

Have you had the privilege of gaining valuable experience in the field of caregiving and leadership?

Join us in a fulfilling and rewarding career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others.

About us:

Lostock Lodge cares for clients with both Residential and Dementia needs and provides excellent care for up to 27 older people.

The home is supported by a friendly and committed team, fully trained in providing care for older people who require residential care or who are living with dementia and other complex conditions.

We are seeking a Senior Care giver to join our friendly team, at Lostock Care Home, which is based in Preston, Lancashire.

We currently offer flexible contracted hours, inclusive of weekend work.

Hourly rate: £12.07 per hour.

From 1st April 2024: £12.50 – £12.75 per hour (Pay is dependant upon qualifications).

What does the job role involve?

We understand that care roles are demanding, and we are looking for candidates who are able to support our residents to remain active and independent which includes but is not limited to:

  • Caring and supporting our amazing residents in their journey with Aurem Care.
  • Providing personal care, social support and making impactful and heartwarming memories.
  • Ensuring the needs of our residents are met through the use of our electronic care platform “Nourish”
  • Work within a committed team member
  • Showing positive caring values in all aspects of practice
  • To supervise, guide and support a group of care assistants.
  • To assist in the planning and monitoring of resident care.
  • Assist with care assistant induction programme and Core Training Programme
  • Any ad hoc duties to meet service delivery for our residents.

What makes a successful candidate:

  • Must have previous senior care experience
  • NVQ level 2 or 3 in Health and Social care obtained
  • Enthusiastic about providing care
  • Great values and compassion for supporting people
  • You will be able to work well as part of a team and independently showing creativity and passion for the work you do
  • Great communication skills
  • Be able to follow and prioritise tasks and responsibilities
  • Engage well with people we support in their continuing interests and supporting positive experiences

What can we offer you in return for your hardwork and commitment?

  • Part time flexible or bank contracts available
  • Rota basis: Week 1, Saturday’s/Week 2, Thursday’s
  • 6pm – 10pm
  • 28 Days Annual Leave including bank holidays (pro rata for part time contracts)
  • Free DBS (T & C’s apply)
  • Free or discounted meals
  • Free parking
  • Company pension
  • Free in house training via our elearning platform, your Hippo, in addition to our fully funded apprenticeship courses.
  • Yearly salary review
  • Refer a friend scheme, with up to £750 reward for each referral (T & C’s apply)
  • Being part of an organisation where empowering and valuing our people is fundamental to everything we do

Why join us?

Aurem Care have been awarded for the prestigious ‘Top 20 Care Home Group’ accolade by carehome.co.uk, celebrating our commitment to excellence in care across the UK.

Our homes are all about people caring about people, we believe our care homes should be happy homes for loved ones.

Our team play an important role in our homes, to ensure that our values are lived and embraced every day.

Diversity, Integrity, Fun, Committed and Connecting

If these are values that resonate with you and you’re looking for a rewarding job in making a real difference to the lives of our amazing residents, then we want to hear from you now!

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Our Values

Aurem Care homes are all about people caring about people, we believe our care homes should be happy homes for loved ones.

Where older adults can forge worthwhile, meaningful relationships with our team and make new friends.

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