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Care and Support Assistant

Salary £10.72 per hour
Location Chipping Sodbury, South Gloucestershire
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This is a {Advertised Permanent / Temporary}, {Advertised Full Time / Part Time} vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

McCarthy Stone are recruiting a Care Assistant to join the team at our retirement living plus development, Barnhill Court in Chipping Sodbury, Gloucestershire. Built in 2015 and consisting of 60 apartments, Barnhill Court encourages independent living for the over 70's that may or may not need care.

Hourly rate: £10.72 per hour plus additional pay (see below)

Hours: 15 hours per week

McCarthy Stone have a wealth of support and benefits for their staff. These include:

  • 28 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays

  • Up to an additional £1.30 for working evening and weekend hours

  • Life assurance

  • Company pension

  • Opportunities to stay in our guest suites across all our developments UK wide

  • Discounts on apartment purchases for employees and immediate family

  • Management and leadership training and support with professional qualifications

  • 24/7 access to Employee Assist Programme (including counsellors and legal advisors) and access to inhouse Mental Health First Aiders

About the role: As a Care Assistant you will provide the highest quality of care to our residents enabling them to live later life well. Duties will be varied and include supporting our residents with personal care needs and helping them to take part in a wide range of activities that support their health and wellbeing. Every day will be diverse, and you’ll have the opportunity to use your people skills to make a real difference.

About you:

  • You will be a warm, friendly individual with ideally some experience of working in a care or support environment.

  • You will have a passion for making a difference to the wellbeing and happiness of older people and enjoy working as part of team in a busy work setting.

  • You will want to work in the Health and Social care sector and preferably have a QCF Health and Social Care (Adults) Level 2 qualification although consideration will be given to a candidate with an alternative qualifications and relevant experience.

Why join?

McCarthy Stone has been officially recognised as a great place to work! This is a hugely rewarding role and a career to be proud of, where every day you will go home knowing you made a positive difference to the lives of older people.

Could this Care Assistant role be the perfect job for you? Apply now! All applications will be reviewed as soon as they are received, and we hold the right to appoint before the closing date.

At McCarthy Stone, we celebrate diversity and promote equality and inclusion amongst our colleagues. We welcome applications from all, regardless of personal characteristics or background.

As the UK’s leading developer and manager of retirement communities, we provide high quality homes to exacting specifications. As of January 2024, McCarthy Stone operates 534 developments across the UK for more than 24,200 people.

We believe in championing the role, wellbeing, and happiness of older people in society. We help our customers have a better later life, so they feel more connected, recognised, and valued than ever. In late 2020 we launched the McCarthy Stone Charitable Foundation to support local causes that help older people in need across Britain.

We are proud to have been certified as a Great Place to Work 2023 as well as making the Great Place to Work Wellbeing list!

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