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Care Practitioner

Care Practitioner – Braintree, Essex 

Location: Riverdale Care Home, Duggers Lane, Braintree, Essex, CM7 1BA

Hourly rate: Up to £12.50 per hour

Hours: Bank

Shifts: Days, nights and bank shifts available across Monday to Sunday

Job type: Temporary

Come and make a difference with the team at Westgate Healthcare! #CareWithUsAtWestgate

We are looking for a compassionate and caring Care Practitioner to join our family at Riverdale Care Home.

We are looking for individuals who share our values, have an interest in helping others, a can-do attitude and who will treat the people we support with care, compassion and respect.

If you want to make a difference to the lives of our elderly residents, apply today.

What’s in it for you?

  • Very competitive salary with the option of paid overtime
  • Bank holiday pay enhancements
  • Paid induction and ongoing training 
  • Free DBS check (refunded once probation has been passed)
  • Free uniform and free parking
  • Refer a friend scheme with cash rewards
  • Free staff wellness fund
  • Free eye test (for qualifying staff)
  • Rewards for employee of the month 
  • Awards for long service – up to £1,250
  • Free snacks for staff
  • Pension scheme
  • Access to the Blue Light Card which provides various discounts from hundreds of nationwide high street and online stores

*Please note, some of the above benefits depend on your position in the company.

Further information can be given at interview stage

About the role:

  • Ensure the highest possible levels of care are maintained by supporting residents with all aspects of daily living, including safe administration of drugs
  • Complete required documentation on a daily basis
  • Support training and supervision of new staff members
  • Complete, observe and review care planning needs for residents and complete written daily records
  • Report on the well-being of residents and liaise with GP's and Support Managers

About you:

  • The right to live and work in the UK (please note, sponsorship is not available)
  • Previous experience in a care home or working with the elderly is essential to be considered
  • QCF/NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care
  • Medication trained
  • Driven to improve standards and progress in your capabilities

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we receive suitable applications, therefore, an early submission is encouraged. Due to a high volume of applications, if you do not hear from us within 5 working days, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

Westgate Healthcare is an equal opportunities employer, and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

  • Rate: £12.50 - 12.50 per hour
  • Location: 65 Duggers Lane, Braintree, Essex, CM7 1BA, Braintree, Essex, England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Medical
  • Recruiter: The Talent Hub
  • Tel: 01376 349 643
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: RD-CP-030323
  • Posted: 2023-03-03 16:16:08 -

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