Care Assistant in Oakington, Cambridgeshire, UK at Four Seasons Health Care

Date Posted: 11/10/2019

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Home Name: Midfield Lodge
Location: Oakington, Cambridgeshire, UK

Weekly Hours: 33/44
Salary: 8.50

Posting Expiry Date: 17/01/2020


Midfield Care Home – Care Assistant

Competitive salary & great benefits 

We offer a £500 welcome bonus for Health Care Assistants

  • Recommend a Nurse Scheme of £1000*
  • 25 days holiday pro-rata
  • Various shifts available including working 3 days on and 4 days off
  • Access to the Four Seasons Care Academy
  • Discounts and benefits suited to your lifestyle
  • Free onsite parking
  • Free uniform        

* Subject to terms and conditions

As one of the largest healthcare providers in the UK it’s important to us to couple great care with meaningful and enjoyable experiences. If you’re a kind, warm and compassionate person and like to have a positive impact on peoples’ lives, then working as a Care Assistant for Four Seasons Health Care will be the right role for you.

You’ll find Midfield Lodge Care Home has a homely atmosphere, set in large grounds with open countryside views, situated in Oakington. We are a short drive from Cambridge city and nearby to public transport. Our home contains large gardens and a safe internal courtyard. Our residents love to explore and enjoy our gardens, and particularly like to sit and relax on our patio area whilst spending time with their loved ones.

With 56 beds our Care team offer residential care for people who need help with daily tasks, nursing care for those who have complex medical needs, and respite care to give family or friends a well-earned break.

Our dementia care is accredited as part of Four Seasons Dementia Care Framework.


Job Requirements

You will be delivering quality personal care to each of our residents, your daily tasks will include supporting them with washing, dressing, eating and maintaining their hygiene, as well as ensuring they feel part of life in the home. This will see you providing care, warmth and kindness to help make a difference. You also will develop relationships with our residents’ relatives which will support you in understanding their needs more and developing that personal care.

If you are a hardworking team player who wants to work in a thriving community, understand what is important to those you are caring for and make sure their lives are as happy as they can be, then the role of a Care Assistant could be perfect for you. If you possess these qualities then experience of working as a Care Assistant isn’t necessary. We provide you with excellent learning, development and support opportunities, to equip you with the knowledge and skills to make a real difference in the role. The Four Seasons Care Academy offers opportunities via digital learning and practical skills training and a range of career progression routes via our ‘Careership’ programme

Our Care Assistants must be 18 years of age or over, Apprenticeship opportunities are available for 16-18 year olds.