Night Care Assistant

  • Lancashire County Council
  • Part Time
  • Accrington
Lancashire County Council

Job Description

| Salary £ 18,562- £ 18,933 | Permanent, Part Time, 21 hours per week | OP Woodlands|

We are currently looking to recruit a Night Care Assistant at Woodlands in Accrington to provide person-centred support to our residents.

Do you want to make a real and positive difference to the lives of older people? Are you kind, warm, reliable, committed, have a passion to help others and a desire to provide a high standard of care? Well, look no further, this job could be for you!

This is a part time; permanent position and you will be expected to work on the following days:

Week 1 Sunday, Monday, Saturday

Week 2 Sunday, Friday, Saturday

Week 3 Thursday, Friday

Week 4 Wednesday, Thursday

Week 5 - Tuesday, Wednesday

Week 6 Monday, Tuesday

You will be expected to work a six-week rota with two nights on shift and four nights off including bank holidays, if this falls on the weekend you are working. The hours will be 22:00 - 08:00.

This position is part time. Please note that the salary quoted is full time equivalent and if successful the salary received will be paid on a prorata basis. The hourly rate, however, is £9.62. In addition, enhanced rates of pay will be paid for night, weekend and bank holiday working.

This post is a COVID-19 critical post. The successful applicants will be required to undergo regular COVID-19 testing and government legislation mandates you will be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 from the 11 November 2021.

You do not need to have any care experience to join our team and we welcome applications from all sections of the community. In return, in addition to paying 'living wage' pay rates, which we have recently increased, we will make sure we provide and pay for your training, disclosure and barring service (DBS) application and uniform.

Here are a few things we are looking for:

A caring nature - Do you have a genuine desire to make people's lives better?

Great people skills - Do you enjoy spending time with people and building relationships? Can you listen and put yourself in other people's shoes?

A team player Do you work well with others?

Judgement and creativity - Can you use your own initiative and knowledge to deliver great care based on a person's individual needs? Can you use your creativity to make someone's day brighter and happier?

Ambition - Do you want to learn, develop your career and be even better at what you do?

If you can answer yes to these questions, we look forward to receiving your application.

If you want to know more about the role, please contact Gina Lone on 01254 394732 for an informal discussion.

The proposed interview date is 25 October 2021.

For further information on this role please see the attached role profile.

In return Lancashire County Council offers a range of benefits, found on our website here

The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Further information can be found on the 'Our Recruitment Process' tab.

This position is part time, please note the salary quoted is full time equivalent, the salary received will be paid on a prorata basis.

We do not hold a sponsorship licence and can only consider applications from candidates who are legally entitled to work in the UK. If you do not have the right to work in the UK, your application will not progress. We reserve the right to close down a vacancy early, before the closing date, if we receive sufficient applications.

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