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Fairhurst road, Stranraer, Wigtownshire, DG9 7QL
£10.50 per hour
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
38.5 hours per week

Care Staff Full Time £10.50

Belmont Care Centre is located DG9 7QL (STRANRAER)

St Philips Care provides a stable and supportive work environment. We are an award-winning group providing the very best care to our residents. We are looking for bank staff that have a flexible approach to working hours by providing short term cover for annual leave - sickness - and additional staffing. You will be a valued member of staff - we will provide you with the same benefits as substantive staff - progression training for those who wish to further their career to management level.

The successful applicant should be willing to learn, caring in nature and kind.

Being reliable with a good attitude towards work is valued. Fully paid training will be provided for the right applicant.

Staff bank working will suit you if:

  • You are looking for more flexible working to help you achieve a better work/life balance
  • You wish to work in an area where there are no current permanent roles
  • You want to earn extra money
  • You want to work for us without committing to a permanent role
  • You are returning to work after a career break or wishing to continue to work post retirement.

The benefits of working for the staff bank include:

  • Choice of bank shifts you can cover
  • Flexible work opportunities to suit you
  • To be treated as an internal applicant when applying for permanent roles
  • Paid annual leave pro-rata to hours worked
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • A starting point for those who need to gain experience in different work areas
  • Students can work through holiday periods
  • A challenging worthwhile role giving you the opportunity to balance work with other interests and commitments
  • A supportive, inclusive, friendly working environment
  • The opportunity to progress and gain further qualifications “learn while you earn!”
  • 4-weekly pay periods
  • Full training given
  • Paid induction and shadow shifts
  • E - Learning incentive scheme
  • Paid holiday
  • Flexible opportunities to fit around your life
  • Rewards scheme for all staff
  • Refer a friend bonus scheme worth £100.00
  • To be part of the St Philip’s Care family across the UK
  • The chance to change lives

As a Care Assistant you will be responsible for:

  • Understanding and providing the requirements for “normal” health and to have insight into the effects on the client and family when continued care is needed.
  • To assist the client in any area of his/her daily care needs which they would normally undertake themselves if they were able to do so.
  • To participate in holistic caring activities.
  • Care for all clients’ needs as required with the aim of optimising their independence.
  • Read and act on the Care Plans of each client to promote continuity of care.
  • To understand the right of the individual to confidentiality.
  • Moving and handling, dressing, and assisting residents in their daily hygiene and dressing needs.
  • Observing and reporting any changes in residents’ condition
  • Report to Senior staff any hazard or unsafe equipment that may be injurious to the health and safety of staff, residents, and visitors
  • To attend any in-service training arranged as part of staff development and mandatory training, which is a legal requirement

As a Care Assistant it would be desirable to have,

  • Previous experience of care work in a Hospital, Care or Nursing Home.
  • A Passion for Care of the Elderly
  • NVQ 2 or QCF level 2 in Health and Social Care or Care

We look forward to hearing from you!

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