Care Assistants

6 days left

Leicester, Leicestershire
£6,255 / £12,510
08 Aug 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Care Assistants

16hrs per week - £6,255 per annum

32hrs per week - £12,510 per annum

Vista Changes lives.  We are a leading local charity working with children and adults with sight loss throughout Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.  Whether someone is newly diagnosed or has lived their whole life with reduced sight, Vista’s specialist staff provide a vital lifeline to local people.

Our dedicated, highly trained team are committed to providing the highest standards of care in a safe, comfortable, “home from home” environment.  We are passionate about the care we provide and committed to improving the lives of our residents with sight loss or dementia and their families.

We have a number of Care Assistant opportunities available at our New Wycliffe Care Home situated in Rushey Mead, Leicester, which provides high quality residential care to older people with sensory impairment and people with dementia.

For all our Day Care posts, you will be required to work flexibly between 7am – 10pm which includes a requirement to work at weekends and Bank holidays on a rota. 

When rostered to work weekends and bank holidays you will be paid, at an enhanced hourly rate.

The main aim of Vista’s Residential Homes is to provide a Person Centered Service to each individual in a homely, caring and supportive environment, whilst promoting and maintaining a high level quality to service to each person 

You will be responsible for providing a high quality of emotional, physical and social support to people who live in the Home, respecting and upholding the rights and wishes of each individual, according to individual support plans. This will include your ability to demonstrate compassion, adaptability and integrity.

Previous experience of working with people in a residential or health setting is desirable but not essential as full training will be provided.

In return you will receive a competitive salary in line with the Health & social care sector, and a generous benefits package and investment in your personal growth with continuous training. 

Please do not forget to inform us which post and what hours you are applying for, as this will help speed up the process and your application

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Closing date:  Tuesday 22nd August 2017

Interviews will be held on 30th/31st August 2017

If you do not hear from us within three weeks of the closing date, please assume you have regrettably not been selected for interview on this occasion.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS.