• Full Time
  • Salary: £11.12 to 11.42

Website Oakland Grange

Oakland Grange, located in the heart of Littlehampton is looking for a Night Care Assistant, to work 36 hours a week, from 20:00 to 08:00, every Saturday night and two flexible night shifts during the week.

Hourly Rate: 

  • New person to care is £11.12 during the weekdays, £12.12 at weekends, and £13.12 for overtime.
  • NVQ 2 the hourly rate is £11.32 during the weekdays, £12.32 at weekends, and £13.32 for overtime.
  • NVQ 3 the hourly rate is £11.42 during the weekdays, £12.42 at weekends, and £13.42 for overtime.

The Role:

We are looking for a Night Care Assistant who will work as part of a team providing high-quality person-centred care to the residents, ensuring you meet their specific and individual needs.

All members of their care team are dedicated and have a genuine interest in those that they care for, creating a happy and safe environment within the home.

Key responsibilities

  • Assist all colleagues in the delivery of direct care to residents.
  • Assist residents to participate in activities of daily living in accordance with care plans.
  • Assist residents to articulate their personal needs and respond to these effectively, bearing in mind communication difficulties or barriers.
  • Facilitate and participate in residents’ activities.
  • Promote communication within the team.
  • Accompany residents on outings when required.
  • Follow residents’ care plans and complete all recording as required.
  • Act as key worker to residents as agreed with your line manager.
  • Respond to calls quickly and efficiently.
  • Maintain care of equipment
  • To be aware of the Emergency Plan and Emergency Procedures, including those relating to Fire
  • To follow direction given through care plan updates, care system communication and handover meetings and/or information provided by the Senior Care Assistants and Management team.
  • To complete all mandatory training and any training required for personal or professional development as determined by the organisation and its management team.
  • Maintain residents’ and the organisation’s confidentiality.
  • Comply with all Oakland Care Group policies and procedures and keep mandatory training and professional knowledge up to date.

About You:

Whilst it is not necessary to have previous care experience, you must be able to demonstrate that you have a genuine interest in working with older people. You will need to have the ability to understand the needs of the residents, be compassionate and work well as part of a team.

We offer:

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Higher rates of pay for experienced & qualified staff
  • Enhanced rates of pay for working weekends, Bank Holidays and overtime
  • Sick pay benefit scheme
  • Paid breaks
  • Healthcare benefits
  • Paid DBS checks
  • Blue Light discount package (superb discounts on travel, leisure, entertainment and more)
  • Uniforms provided
  • Performance bonuses
  • Paid induction and training time
  • On-the-job development
  • Support with the Care Certificate
  • Supervision, team, and appraisal meetings
  • Qualifications sponsorship and support
  • Career pathways
  • Pension contributions
  • Long service award
  • Refer a friend scheme.

To Apply:

If you feel you are a suitable candidate and would like to work for Oakland Care Group, then please do not hesitate to apply.

Right To Work In The UK:

To be able to work in the UK, you either need to be a British Citizen, have settled or pre-settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme, or a passport which shows either:

  • indefinite leave to enter or remain in the UK
  • no time limit to your stay in the UK
  • a certificate of entitlement to the Right of Abode
  • exemption from immigration control

To be able to work in the UK without any of these, you will need a business who has a licence to sponsor overseas applicants from the UK Government’s Home Office to be willing to offer you a role and sponsorship. They are only able to offer a limited amount of places to those requiring sponsorship for a Visa to those presently living in the UK, but not for those who presently reside outside of the UK.

Further infomation link: recruitment

To apply for this job email your details to business.admin@oaklandcare.co.uk.