Overview

Salary: 19,698 pro rata

Hours: 1 x 28 Hours per week

Workbase: Richmond Park Care Home, Workington

Contract Details: Fixed Term, 12 Months

Are you a compassionate and hard-working person looking to make a difference in a small community?

We have an opportunity in our care home for motivated and positive people who are looking to make a big difference to the lives of our residents.

The Role

This is an incredibly varied and rewarding role, where you will get to know our residents individually and support their wellbeing through physical and emotional care. Other duties include administering medication, providing personal care and encouraging users to achieve a certain level of independence through activities and guidance, whilst ensuring that needs are met with dignity and respect. As well as this, you will need to maintain accurate and meaningful records for each resident, and communicate any concerns to the wider team.

About Us

Richmond Park Care Home provides a safe, caring and home from home environment, and we currently ensure the wellbeing of 29 residents. Situated in Workington, the team is well established and friendly, as well as incredibly supportive.

Catherine Nicholson, Home Manager: “All the staff work well as a team and are incredibly kind, caring and professional, promoting a friendly, happy, homely atmosphere – while also providing the highest standards of person centered care.”

Who we are looking for:

We are looking for people who are caring, positive and eager about looking after our resident’s wellbeing. The ideal candidate will have experience in a care setting and preferably have an NVQ2 in Health and Care, but we are happy to support the  candidate through this training. Overall, the ideal candidate would be caring, open, considerate and sensitive to the needs of our residents.

Interview Information

Closing Date:        26/10/2020

Interview Date:      09/11/2020 

Due to the coronavirus, we are operating virtual interviews. This will preferably be undertaken using the Microsoft Teams software which is currently free for new users, however if there are any issues with accessing this technology, we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements prior to the interviews.

Options will be discussed with candidates once they have been invited to the interview stage of the process, and if you have any concerns or adjustments are needed, we are happy to discuss.

What we can offer you

Cumbria County Council is a modern, vibrant place to work offering a range of staff benefits, including:

*Excellent training and development offers

*Flexible working opportunities

*Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme

*Various perks and discounts scheme including money off your phone contract and local gyms

*Competitive rates of pay

For more information about working for Cumbria County Council please visit our ‘Jobs and Careers’ pages.

Click here for Post Specification

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Salary: 19,698 pro rata

Hours: 1 x 28 Hours per week

Workbase: Richmond Park Care Home, Workington

Contract Details: Fixed Term, 12 Months

Are you a compassionate and hard-working person looking to make a difference in a small community?

We have an opportunity in our care home for motivated and positive people who are looking to make a big difference to the lives of our residents.

The Role

This is an incredibly varied and rewarding role, where you will get to know our residents individually and support their wellbeing through physical and emotional care. Other duties include administering medication, providing personal care and encouraging users to achieve a certain level of independence through activities and guidance, whilst ensuring that needs are met with dignity and respect. As well as this, you will need to maintain accurate and meaningful records for each resident, and communicate any concerns to the wider team.

About Us

Richmond Park Care Home provides a safe, caring and home from home environment, and we currently ensure the wellbeing of 29 residents. Situated in Workington, the team is well established and friendly, as well as incredibly supportive.

Catherine Nicholson, Home Manager: “All the staff work well as a team and are incredibly kind, caring and professional, promoting a friendly, happy, homely atmosphere – while also providing the highest standards of person centered care.”

Who we are looking for:

We are looking for people who are caring, positive and eager about looking after our resident’s wellbeing. The ideal candidate will have experience in a care setting and preferably have an NVQ2 in Health and Care, but we are happy to support the  candidate through this training. Overall, the ideal candidate would be caring, open, considerate and sensitive to the needs of our residents.

Interview Information

Closing Date:        26/10/2020

Interview Date:      09/11/2020 

Due to the coronavirus, we are operating virtual interviews. This will preferably be undertaken using the Microsoft Teams software which is currently free for new users, however if there are any issues with accessing this technology, we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements prior to the interviews.

Options will be discussed with candidates once they have been invited to the interview stage of the process, and if you have any concerns or adjustments are needed, we are happy to discuss.

What we can offer you

Cumbria County Council is a modern, vibrant place to work offering a range of staff benefits, including:

*Excellent training and development offers

*Flexible working opportunities

*Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme

*Various perks and discounts scheme including money off your phone contract and local gyms

*Competitive rates of pay

For more information about working for Cumbria County Council please visit our ‘Jobs and Careers’ pages.

Click here for Post Specification

Click here for Role Profile