We are always on the look out for individuals who have a natural talent in caring for others. Our employees come from all walks of life, and if we find a candidate that embraces our values, we will equip them with all the training they need.

We are a caring employer and are committed to developing, nurturing and rewarding our people. Testament to this is being awarded Care Employer of the Year 2010. If you would like to become a member of the Carebase family, please get in touch. Please email recruitment@carebase.org.uk or call us on 0844 332 0599.

Current Vacancies

  • Care Assistant – Nights, Chelmsford, Essex £8.00 per hour

    Join a rewarding company as part of the team at Cherry Wood Grange, our new care home opening in Autumn 2017

    Job Description for "Care Assistant – Nights"

    Job Description

    Key Responsibilities:

    • To provide the highest level of personal care (toileting, washing, bathing etc) and attention to Residents, following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive. To act as a key worker for a named group of Residents, ensuring that these responsibilities are carried out in full.
    • To understand and comply with all statutory and legal requirements which are relevant such as Health & Safety, COSHH, all aspects of the Care Standards Act, to maintain a safe environment throughout the Home.
    • To participate in the formulation and maintenance of individual care plans for each Resident and administer medication to Residents as prescribed, accurately maintaining appropriate records for both.
    • To liaise with other care professionals relating to the care needs of the Residents.
    • To always be alert to Residents – physical and mental wellbeing, immediately reporting any accidents or changes in a Resident’s condition to a senior person on duty, and to accurately maintain and update Residents’ records as required.
    • To respect and maintain confidentiality of Resident’s personal information at all times, this includes resident’s behaviour and actions and any incidents that may occur in the course of day to day care.
    • Be understanding and patient towards residents and their needs, and encourage, assist and support Residents to participate in leisure activities as appropriate to the individual, ensuring their social and emotional needs are met. This also includes escorting Residents to outside appointments and leisure outings.
    • Responsible for making and changing beds, tidying Resident’s room, undertaking light cleaning duties as needed, ensure any maintenance work is reported and generally assisting in ensuring that the Carebase Home is kept clean, pleasant and welcoming at all times.
    • Helping to serve meals and drinks at meal times and other times when required, taking care to present meals and refreshments in an attractive way, with polite and courteous service. Also, to provide the appropriate level of support and help for Residents who need assistance with feeding and dressing.
    • To be an active and supportive member of the Care team, contributing to team meetings, training and development, ensuring good communication ensuring that Carebase is a friendly and supportive working environment.

    Relevant facts and figures relating to the job

    Key worker to designated Residents. Formal supervision of junior staff.

    Job Context This role is a team role, but with clear responsibility for specified Residents along with overseeing and supervising care teams. Clear communication with other team members is essential.

    Key Challenges

    To supervise and support the care team, ensuring that Carebase’s values of trust, respect and care are always maintained and that each team member treats residents in the way that they would expect to be treated themselves.

    Core Values:

    • Care and compassion.
    • Respect and appreciation.
    • Teamwork and enjoyment.
    • Focus and best practice.
    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Recognition and reward.
    • Creativity and innovation.
    • Development and investment.
    • We will sustainably fulfil our mission and vision by building a strong financial platform.

    Key Measures

    Mandatory training is up to date. Personal accountability for own training and development needs.

    Person Specification

    Good numeracy and literacy skills. A warm and friendly disposition. Good communication skills, able to put others at ease. A strong team worker. Reliable and punctual. Willingness to develop new skills.

    Apply Now
  • Care Assistant, Chelmsford, Essex £8.00 per hour

    Join a rewarding company as part of the team at Cherry Wood Grange, our new care home opening in Autumn 2017

    Job Description for "Care Assistant"

    Job Description

    Key Responsibilities:

    • To provide the highest level of personal care (toileting, washing, bathing etc) and attention to Residents, following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive. To act as a key worker for a named group of Residents, ensuring that these responsibilities are carried out in full.
    • To understand and comply with all statutory and legal requirements which are relevant such as Health & Safety, COSHH, all aspects of the Care Standards Act, to maintain a safe environment throughout the Home.
    • To participate in the formulation and maintenance of individual care plans for each Resident and
      administer medication to Residents as prescribed, accurately maintaining appropriate records for both.
    • To liaise with other care professionals relating to the care needs of the Residents.
    • To always be alert to Residents – physical and mental well being, immediately reporting any accidents or changes in a Resident’s condition to a senior person on duty, and to accurately maintain and update Residents’ records as required.
    • To respect and maintain confidentiality of Resident’s personal information at all times, this includes resident’s behaviour and actions and any incidents that may occur in the course of day to day care.
    • Be understanding and patient towards residents and their needs, and encourage, assist and support Residents to participate in leisure activities
      as appropriate to the individual, ensuring their social and emotional needs are met. This also includes escorting Residents to outside appointments and leisure outings.
    • Responsible for making and changing beds, tidying Resident’s room, undertaking light cleaning duties as
      needed, ensure any maintenance work is reported and generally assisting in ensuring that the Carebase
      Home is kept clean, pleasant and welcoming at all times.
    • Helping to serve meals and drinks at meal times and other times when required, taking care to present meals and refreshments in an attractive way, with polite and courteous service. Also, to provide the appropriate level of support and help for Residents who need assistance with feeding and dressing.
    • To be an active and supportive member of the Care team, contributing to team meetings, training and development, ensuring good communication ensuring that Carebase is a friendly and supportive working environment.

    Relevant facts and figures relating to the job

    Key worker to designated Residents.
    Formal supervision of junior staff.

    Job Context
    This role is a team role, but with clear responsibility for specified Residents along with overseeing and supervising care teams. Clear communication with other team members is essential.

    Key Challenges

    To supervise and support the care team, ensuring that Carebase’s values of trust, respect and care are always maintained and that each team member treats residents in the way that they would expect to be treated themselves.

    Core Values:

    • Care and compassion.
    • Respect and appreciation.
    • Teamwork and enjoyment.
    • Focus and best practice.
    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Recognition and reward.
    • Creativity and innovation.
    • Development and investment.
    • We will sustainably fulfil our mission and vision by building a
      strong financial platform.

    Key Measures

    Mandatory training is up to date.
    Personal accountability for own training and development needs.

    Person Specification

    Good numeracy and literacy skills.
    A warm and friendly disposition.
    Good communication skills, able to put others at ease.
    A strong team worker.
    Reliable and punctual.
    Willingness to develop new skills.

    Apply Now
  • Nurse, Redhill, Surrey£16.00-£17.00

    We are looking for a dedicated and caring nurse to join our care home in Redhill.

    Job Description for "Nurse"

    Job Description

    Job purpose – To assess, plan, deliver and evaluate a high personalised standard of residential care which meets the individual needs of residents and the high standards expected at Carebase. To ensure that at all times residents are treated with respect and dignity and that individual’s rights to privacy, dignity, independence and choice are met.   To ensure that the company’s mission statement and core values are carried through all aspects of patient care.

    Key Responsibilities

     

    • To be responsible for the total care of all residents within the home.
    • To formulate, implement and regularly maintain nursing care plans, providing the highest level of personal care and attention to residents, following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive.
    • To understand and comply with all statutory and legal requirements which are relevant such as Health& Safety, COSHH, all aspects of the Care Standards Act and ensure that the correct accident and incident reporting procedures are followed to maintain a safe environment throughout the home.
    • To provide and supervise the delivery of nursing care, acting as a resource for all the caring team, identifying any training and development needs, assisting colleagues to their maximum and assist in training programmes.
    • To ensure highest levels of personal hygiene and infection control measures are always adhered to.
    • To maintain and keep accurate nursing records, by liaising with residents, relatives and staff to ensure care planning is timely undertaken, implemented and evaluated, to participate in resident care reviews with residents, relatives and social workers as arranged and to ensure support groups for residents, friends and relatives are maintained.
    • To dispense and administer medication to residents as prescribed, accurately maintaining appropriate records in line with current legislative guidelines.
    • To carry out effective stock control and ordering of resident’s prescribed medication and medical products for the Home in line with current legislative guidelines.
    • To respect and maintain confidentiality of resident’s personal information at all times, this includes resident’s behaviour and actions and any incidents that may occur in the course of day to day care.
    • To be an active and encouraging member of the care team, contributing to team meetings and resident review meetings, ensuring good communication and assisting in the induction and training of newly appointed members of the care team, ensuring Carebase Homes are friendly, supportive caring environments.
    • To ensure accurate and timely reporting of all annual leave, sickness, complaints, accidents mishaps and Daily Census to the Manager. Carrying out all procedures laid down according to Company Policy.

     

    Job Context

    • This is a team role working as an integral part of the caring team. There is also a supervisory and supportive element within the role, providing guidance and acting as a resource for the caring team. Close liaison with external professionals, Residents and relatives is also a large part of the role therefore excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required.

    Key Challenges

    • To provide a high standard of nursing care alongside the caring team whilst ensuring that the Carebase values of trust, respect and care are always maintained and that each team member treats residents in the way that they would expect to be treated themselves.

    Core Values

    • Care and compassion.
    • Respect and appreciation.
    • Teamwork and enjoyment.
    • Focus and best practice.
    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Recognition and reward.
    • Creativity and innovation.
    • Development and investment.
    • We will sustainably fulfil our mission and vision by building a strong financial platform.

    Key Measures

    • The Registered Nurse has a professional duty to be knowledgeable and keep up to date in all professional areas of work affecting the health and well-being of the Residents and staff.
    • Personal Accountability for own Training and Development needs as required.
    • Person specification.
    • Registered Nurse with current UKCC registration.
    • Experience in care of the elderly.
    • Practice knowledge of care planning.
    • Professional, understanding, and patient with a warm personality.
    • Good interpersonal skills.
    • Demonstrates a caring disposition towards others.
    • Reliable and punctual.
    • Team player, willing

    To train and develop colleagues.

    As an employer Carebase pays for their nurse’s annual NMC fees.

    Apply Now
  • Lifestyle Coordinator, Chelmsford, Essex £9.50 per hour

    Join a rewarding company as part of the team at Cherry Wood Grange, our new care home opening in Autumn 2017

    Job Description for "Lifestyle Coordinator"

    Job Description

    Job Purpose

    To facilitate and support each Residents’ personal interests and lifestyle by creating and delivering a programme of meaningful and purposeful activities and events that promote overall health, independence and well-being.

     

    Key Responsibilities

    • Facilitate Residents to socialise and provide a variety of activities that cater for all interests, preferences and hobbies.

    Job Context

    • To liaise with the Home Manager and to ensure that a wide variety of social activities are organized that meet their lifestyle needs and preferences of all Residents.
    • Plan and deliver weekly, monthly and seasonal activities that meet the needs of both collective groups of residents and indivdulas. monthly rolling / individual programmes, and encourage the residents to maintain pre-existing hobbies.
    • Encourage Staff members, relatives and friends to participate in Care Home activities.
    • Organise and accompany Residents, where possible, to off site activities, which may occasionally take place out of normal working hours.
    • Help to create an atmosphere that suits individual Residents within the Home.
    • Working with the marketing team deliver marketing events and campaigns that open the home to the wider community to positively improve its profile.
    • Ensure the homes Facebook page is maintained with regular posting of engaging content of resident’s activiites and events that positively reflect their lifestyle in the home.
    • Maintain full and accurate records of daily activities using appropriate documentation, and assist the named carer to review and update the Residents Care files.
    • Discuss the aims and objectives of recreation therapy with other Staff members.
    • Report any changes in Residents physical or emotional condition to the Home Manager.
    • Provide comfort and company, on a one to one basis, for residents who are unable to undertake any form of activity.
    • Arrange / participate in staff and Residents meetings, as and when required.
    • Maintain professional knowledge and competence.
    • Report immediately to the Home Manager any illness of an infectious nature or accident incurred by a Resident, colleague, self or another.
    • Understand and ensure the implementation of the Care Homes Health and Safety policy, and Emergency and Fire procedures.
    • Report to the Home Manager, or Maintenance, any faulty appliances, damaged furniture, equipment or any potential hazard.
    • Promote a safe working practice in the Care Home.
    • Carry out any other reasonable tasks assigned by the Home Manager.
    • Facilitate and support a Residents’ committee, where appropriate.

     

    Core Values

    • Care and compassion.
    • Respect and appreciation.
    • Teamwork and enjoyment.
    • Focus and best practice.
    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Recognition and reward.
    • Creativity and innovation.
    • Development and investment.
    • We will sustainably fulfil our mission and vision by building a strong financial platform.

     

    Key Measures

    • Attend training and update own practice as required.

     

    Person Specification

    • Good communication and organisational skills.
    • Team player.
    • Ability to work on own initiative.
    • Warm and friendly disposition.
    • Reliable and punctual.
    • Good IT skills and understanding of Facebook.
    Apply Now
  • Kitchen Assistant, Guildford, Surrey Competitive

    We are currently recruiting for a kitchen assistant to join our care home in Guildford.

    Job Description for "Kitchen Assistant"

    Job Description

    Job purpose – To assist in organising and controlling the efficient and economic production of quality food, maintaining at all times the highest possible standards of hygiene.

    Key Responsibilities

    • To assist the Cook with the preparation of varied nutritious meals for the residents.
    • Help with the serving of meals for residents, be understanding of any specific food requirements and ensure everyone is treated with respect, dignity and given choice.
    • To understand and comply with statutory and legal requirements such as HACCP, Health & Safety, COSHH, Environmental Health, to maintain a safe environment throughout the home.
    • To clean and tidy all areas of the kitchen with the correct products following instruction and guidance contained in the cleaning schedules ensuring Carebase is always cleaned to the highest standards.
    • Ensure that all kitchen equipment is in full, safe working order, immediately report any faults to the Cook and the Caretaker.
    • To receive and unload new stock, store appropriately and rotate current stock correctly to maintain optimum freshness of all foodstuff.
    • To work as an integral part of the team, contribute to meetings and training sessions as required ensuring that Carebase is a friendly and supportive working environment.

    Job Context

    This is a team role, fundamentally within the kitchen but also with the rest of the Care Home team and the residents themselves. Communication is essential in order to plan and provide nutritious, interesting meals which meet the expectations of the residents.

    Core Values

    • Care and compassion.
    • Respect and appreciation.
    • Teamwork and enjoyment.
    • Focus and best practice.
    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Recognition and reward.
    • Creativity and innovation.
    • Development and investment.
    • We will sustainably fulfil our mission and vision by building a strong financial platform.

    Key Measures

    Mandatory training is up to date and personal responsibility for training and development as and when required.

    Results and feedback for Home inspections.

    Person specification.

    Basic Food Hygiene.

    Ability to use and maintain essential catering and cleaning products.

    Knowledge of basic food preparation, stock control and rotation.

    Good communication skills.

    Practical and organised.

    Team player.

    Reliable and punctual.

    Excellent personal hygiene.

    Apply Now
  • Nurse, Chelmsford, EssexCompetitive

    Join a rewarding company that has won Care Employer of the year 2015 and become part of their new team at Cherry Wood Grange care home.

    Job Description for "Nurse"

    Job Description

    Job purpose – To assess, plan, deliver and evaluate a high personalised standard of residential care which meets the individual needs of residents and the high standards expected at Carebase. To ensure that at all times residents are treated with respect and dignity and that individual’s rights to privacy, dignity, independence and choice are met.   To ensure that the company’s mission statement and core values are carried through all aspects of patient care.

    Key Responsibilities

     

    • To be responsible for the total care of all residents within the home.
    • To formulate, implement and regularly maintain nursing care plans, providing the highest level of personal care and attention to residents, following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive.
    • To understand and comply with all statutory and legal requirements which are relevant such as Health& Safety, COSHH, all aspects of the Care Standards Act and ensure that the correct accident and incident reporting procedures are followed to maintain a safe environment throughout the home.
    • To provide and supervise the delivery of nursing care, acting as a resource for all the caring team, identifying any training and development needs, assisting colleagues to their maximum and assist in training programmes.
    • To ensure highest levels of personal hygiene and infection control measures are always adhered to.
    • To maintain and keep accurate nursing records, by liaising with residents, relatives and staff to ensure care planning is timely undertaken, implemented and evaluated, to participate in resident care reviews with residents, relatives and social workers as arranged and to ensure support groups for residents, friends and relatives are maintained.
    • To dispense and administer medication to residents as prescribed, accurately maintaining appropriate records in line with current legislative guidelines.
    • To carry out effective stock control and ordering of resident’s prescribed medication and medical products for the Home in line with current legislative guidelines.
    • To respect and maintain confidentiality of resident’s personal information at all times, this includes resident’s behaviour and actions and any incidents that may occur in the course of day to day care.
    • To be an active and encouraging member of the care team, contributing to team meetings and resident review meetings, ensuring good communication and assisting in the induction and training of newly appointed members of the care team, ensuring Carebase Homes are friendly, supportive caring environments.
    • To ensure accurate and timely reporting of all annual leave, sickness, complaints, accidents mishaps and Daily Census to the Manager. Carrying out all procedures laid down according to Company Policy.

     

    Job Context

    • This is a team role working as an integral part of the caring team. There is also a supervisory and supportive element within the role, providing guidance and acting as a resource for the caring team. Close liaison with external professionals, Residents and relatives is also a large part of the role therefore excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required.

    Key Challenges

    • To provide a high standard of nursing care alongside the caring team whilst ensuring that the Carebase values of trust, respect and care are always maintained and that each team member treats residents in the way that they would expect to be treated themselves.

    Core Values

    • Care and compassion.
    • Respect and appreciation.
    • Teamwork and enjoyment.
    • Focus and best practice.
    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Recognition and reward.
    • Creativity and innovation.
    • Development and investment.
    • We will sustainably fulfil our mission and vision by building a strong financial platform.

    Key Measures

    • The Registered Nurse has a professional duty to be knowledgeable and keep up to date in all professional areas of work affecting the health and well-being of the Residents and staff.
    • Personal Accountability for own Training and Development needs as required.
    • Person specification.
    • Registered Nurse with current UKCC registration.
    • Experience in care of the elderly.
    • Practice knowledge of care planning.
    • Professional, understanding, and patient with a warm personality.
    • Good interpersonal skills.
    • Demonstrates a caring disposition towards others.
    • Reliable and punctual.
    • Team player, willing

    To train and develop colleagues.

    As an employer Carebase pays for their nurse’s annual NMC fees.

    Apply Now
  • Bistro Assistant – Weekends, Chelmsford, Essex £7.50 per hour

    Join a rewarding company as part of the team at Cherry Wood Grange, our new care home opening in Autumn 2017

    Job Description for "Bistro Assistant – Weekends"

    Job Description

    Job Purpose – To facilitate the smooth running of the Bistro Service through assisting in the production of quality food and maintaining at all times the highest possible standards of hygiene whilst also ensuring an exceptional customer service experience.

     

    Key Responsibilities

    • To set up and maintain the Bistro Service daily
    • Welcome Guests, Residents and Club Members to the Bistro
    • Assist with preparation of Snacks such as Salads, Baked potatoes, Paninis, sandwiches, baguettes for residents and guests be aware of any specific food requirements and ensure everyone is treated with respect, dignity and given choice
    • To understand and comply with statutory and legal requirements such as HACCP, Health & Safety, COSHH, Environmental Health, to maintain a   safe environment throughout the home.
    • To clean and tidy all areas of the Bistro with the correct products following instruction and guidance contained in the cleaning schedules   ensuring the Bistro is always cleaned to the highest standards.
    • Ensure that all catering equipment is in full, safe working order, immediately report any faults to the Maintenance Personal and / or lifestyle co-ordinator
    • Replenish with new stock, store appropriately and rotate current stock correctly to maintain optimum freshness of all foodstuff.
    • To work as an integral part of the team, contribute to meetings and training sessions as required ensuring that the Bistro is a friendly and supportive working environment.
    • Accept and take bookings ,liaising with lifestyle co-ordinator and Chef
    • Adhere to all Carebase Policies and Procedures maintaining professional interactions with all residents, guests, colleagues and external stakeholders.
    • Manage all financial transactions in line with Carebase financial policies and procedures maintaining diligence, honesty and integrity, recording orders accurately on the till processing card and cash payments.
    • Assist the lifestyle team with any Functions and activities held / booked within the home
    • Support other colleagues in the home at peak times and as the need requires to ensure a first class customer experience.
    • Respond positively to feedback from customers, alerting complaints to the Manager

     

    Job context

    This is a team role, fundamentally within the Bistro but also with the rest of the Care Home team and the residents themselves. Communication is essential in order to plan and provide a first class customer service experience through provision of Snacks and Drinks that are nutritious, interesting and which meet the expectations of the residents.

     

    Core Values

    • Care & Compassion for every life we touch.
    • Respect & Appreciation for each other.
    • Teamwork & Enjoyment in working together.
    • Focus & Discipline on improving the quality of care.
    • Creativity & Innovation to develop effective solutions.
    • Honesty & Integrity in all dealings.
    • Sustainably fulfil the Carebase Mission and Vision by building a strong financial
    • platform

     

    Key measures

    Mandatory training is up to date and personal responsibility for training and development as and when required. Results and feedback for Home inspections.

     

    Person specification

    Basic Food Hygiene.

    Ability to use and maintain essential catering and cleaning products.

    Knowledge of basic food preparation, stock control and rotation.

    Good communication skills.

    Practical and organized.

    Team player.

    Reliable and punctual.

    Excellent personal hygiene.

    Friendly, helpful “can do” attitude

    A clear Enhanced DBS necessary.

    Apply Now
  • Senior Care Assistant, London, E4£8.90 - £9.20 per hour

    Join a rewarding company that has won Care Employer of the year 2015 and become part of their friendly team at Ashbrook Court care home.

    Job Description for "Senior Care Assistant"

    Job Description

    Job Purpose – To work as an integral part of the caring team, delivering the highest standards of personalised care to residents, ensuring that everyone is treated with respect and dignity, and that individual’s rights to privacy, dignity, independence and choice are met.

    Key Responsibilities

     

    • To provide the highest level of personal care (toileting, washing, bathing etc) and attention to residents, following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive.
    • To act as a key worker for a named group of residents, ensuring that these responsibilities are carried out in full.
    • To understand and comply with all statutory and legal requirements which are relevant such as Health & Safety, COSHH, all aspects of the Care Standards Act, to maintain a safe environment throughout the Home.
    • To participate in the formulation and maintenance of individual care plans for each Resident and administer medication to residents as prescribed, accurately maintaining appropriate records for both.
    • To liaise with other care professionals relating to the care needs of the residents.
    • To always be alert to Residents physical and mental well being, immediately reporting any accidents or changes in a Resident’s condition to a senior person on duty, and to accurately maintain and update Residents’ records as required.
    • To respect and maintain confidentiality of Resident’s personal information at all times, this includes resident’s behaviour and actions and any incidents that may occur in course of day to day care.
    • Be understanding and patient towards residents and their needs, and encourage, assist and support residents to participate in leisure activities as appropriate to the individual, ensuring their social and emotional needs are met. This also includes escorting residents to outside appointments and leisure outings.
    • Responsible for making and changing beds, tidying Resident’s room, undertaking light cleaning duties as needed, ensure any maintenance work is reported and generally assisting in ensuring that the Carebase Home is kept clean, pleasant and welcoming at all times.
    • Helping to serve meals and drinks at meal times and other times when required, taking care to present meals and refreshments in an attractive way, with polite and courteous service. Also, to provide the appropriate level of support and help for residents who need assistance with feeding and dressing.
    • To be an active and supportive member of the care team, contributing to team meetings, training and development, ensuring good communication and helping new team members as appropriate, ensuring that Carebase is a friendly and supportive working environment.

     

    Relevant facts and figures relating to the job

    Key worker to designated Residents.

    Formal supervision of junior staff.

     

    Job Context

    This role is a team role, but with clear responsibility for specified Residents along with overseeing and supervising care teams. Clear communication with other team members is essential.

     

    Key Challenges

    To supervise and support the care team, ensuring that Carebase’s values of trust, respect and care are always maintained and that each team member treats residents in the way that they would expect to be treated themselves.

     

    Core Values

    • Care and compassion.
    • Respect and appreciation.
    • Teamwork and enjoyment.
    • Focus and best practice.
    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Recognition and reward.
    • Creativity and innovation.
    • Development and investment.
    • We will sustainably fulfil our mission and vision by building a strong financial platform.

     

    Key Measures

    Mandatory training is up to date.

    Personal accountability for own training and development needs.

     

    Person Specification

    Good numeracy and literacy skills.

    A warm and friendly disposition.

    Good communication skills, able to put others at ease.

    A strong team worker.

    Reliable and punctual.

    Willingness to develop new skills.

     

     

    Apply Now
  • Senior Care Assistant, Cambridge£8.50 per hour

    Join a rewarding company that has won Care Employer of the year 2015 and become part of their friendly team at Bramley Court care home.

    Job Description for "Senior Care Assistant"

    Job Description

    Job Purpose – To work as an integral part of the caring team, delivering the highest standards of personalised care to residents, ensuring that everyone is treated with respect and dignity, and that individual’s rights to privacy, dignity, independence and choice are met.

    Key Responsibilities

     

    • To provide the highest level of personal care (toileting, washing, bathing etc) and attention to residents, following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive.
    • To act as a key worker for a named group of residents, ensuring that these responsibilities are carried out in full.
    • To understand and comply with all statutory and legal requirements which are relevant such as Health & Safety, COSHH, all aspects of the Care Standards Act, to maintain a safe environment throughout the Home.
    • To participate in the formulation and maintenance of individual care plans for each Resident and administer medication to residents as prescribed, accurately maintaining appropriate records for both.
    • To liaise with other care professionals relating to the care needs of the residents.
    • To always be alert to Residents physical and mental well being, immediately reporting any accidents or changes in a Resident’s condition to a senior person on duty, and to accurately maintain and update Residents’ records as required.
    • To respect and maintain confidentiality of Resident’s personal information at all times, this includes resident’s behaviour and actions and any incidents that may occur in course of day to day care.
    • Be understanding and patient towards residents and their needs, and encourage, assist and support residents to participate in leisure activities as appropriate to the individual, ensuring their social and emotional needs are met. This also includes escorting residents to outside appointments and leisure outings.
    • Responsible for making and changing beds, tidying Resident’s room, undertaking light cleaning duties as needed, ensure any maintenance work is reported and generally assisting in ensuring that the Carebase Home is kept clean, pleasant and welcoming at all times.
    • Helping to serve meals and drinks at meal times and other times when required, taking care to present meals and refreshments in an attractive way, with polite and courteous service. Also, to provide the appropriate level of support and help for residents who need assistance with feeding and dressing.
    • To be an active and supportive member of the care team, contributing to team meetings, training and development, ensuring good communication and helping new team members as appropriate, ensuring that Carebase is a friendly and supportive working environment.

     

    Relevant facts and figures relating to the job

    Key worker to designated Residents.

    Formal supervision of junior staff.

     

    Job Context

    This role is a team role, but with clear responsibility for specified Residents along with overseeing and supervising care teams. Clear communication with other team members is essential.

     

    Key Challenges

    To supervise and support the care team, ensuring that Carebase’s values of trust, respect and care are always maintained and that each team member treats residents in the way that they would expect to be treated themselves.

     

    Core Values

    • Care and compassion.
    • Respect and appreciation.
    • Teamwork and enjoyment.
    • Focus and best practice.
    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Recognition and reward.
    • Creativity and innovation.
    • Development and investment.
    • We will sustainably fulfil our mission and vision by building a strong financial platform.

     

    Key Measures

    Mandatory training is up to date.

    Personal accountability for own training and development needs.

     

    Person Specification

    Good numeracy and literacy skills.

    A warm and friendly disposition.

    Good communication skills, able to put others at ease.

    A strong team worker.

    Reliable and punctual.

    Willingness to develop new skills.

    Apply Now
  • Maintenance, Guildford, Surrey £7.9.50 per hour

    Join a rewarding company that has won Care Employer of the year 2015 and become part of their friendly team at Queen Elizabeth Park care home.

    Job Description for "Maintenance"

    Job Description

    Job Purpose – To maintain the appearance of the Home to the highest possible standards and to ensure Health and Safety regulations are adhered to at all times.

    Key Responsibilities

     

    • To carry out repairs and maintenance tasks within the individual’s capability in all areas of the Home as requested by employees and the Home Manager.
    • To understand and meet statutory and legal requirements such as Food Safety, Health and Safety, COSHH, Fire Safety, to maintain a safe environment throughout the Care Home.
    • To walk the home daily, identify any problems and carry out specific maintenance and regular safety checks, including weekly fire equipment, lift and tests, keeping accurate, up to date records of the checks. Reporting any deficiencies to the Home Manager and deal with repairs etc as appropriate.
    • Create a preventative maintenance programme of monthly, quarterly, 6 monthly and annual works.
    • To respect residents at all times, especially their individual right to privacy, dignity and choice, incorporating residents’ needs and requirements into your work routine so that Carebase is pleasant to both live and work.
    • To liaise with the Home Manager ensuring the Care Home is maintained in good decorative order, the Carebase environment is comfortable, friendly and has a ‘homely’ feel for the Residents.
    • Obtain authorisation for all expenditure from the Home Manager.
    • To liaise with external contractors entering the Home when carrying out authorised work to ensure that all requirements relating to Health and Safety and the Care Standards Act legislation are fully met.
    • To maintain the grounds, garden areas and fire access, keeping them in neat and tidy condition.
    • To inspect the plant room (boilers), as well as the dishwashers, clothes dryers, etc and report any deficiencies.
    • To ensure that tool and equipment safety are in proper working order and stored correctly so as not to cause any interference with residents and visitors.
    • To ensure the correct uniform and person protection equipment are worn.
    • Maintain a work order log/system to be able to track repairs and outstanding work within the Home.
    • Participate in the emergency and disaster plans for the home.
    • Respond and attend to all out of hours maintenance emergencies within the care home.
    • To be approachable and interactive with colleagues, contributing  to team meetings and helping team members as appropriate. Ensure that Carebase is a friendly and supportive caring       environment.

    Job Context

    Although the actual job is fundamentally an individual role, you are an essential member of the Carebase team and will be interacting and communicating on a regular basis with colleagues and Residents along with outside contractors.

     

    Key Challenges

    You are likely to be given various jobs all over the Home by different colleagues and residents, therefore, managing your own time and prioritising your workload, without being supervised, is essential. To ensure Carebase’s high standards are maintained and that each team member treats residents in the way that they would expect to be treated themselves.

     

    Core Values

    • Care and compassion.
    • Respect and appreciation.
    • Teamwork and enjoyment.
    • Focus and best practice.
    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Recognition and reward.
    • Creativity and innovation.
    • Development and investment.
    • We will sustainably fulfil our mission and vision by building a strong financial platform.

    Key Measures

     

    Take personal accountability for Training and Development needs.

    Report to Home Manager.

    Results and feedback from Home inspections and audit reports.

     

    Person Specification

     

    Experience in DIY and gardening.

    Basic numeracy and good record keeping skills.

    Basic Health and Safety knowledge.

    Good communication skills.

    Approachable and friendly, able to work in a team.

    Ability to work unsupervised, able to plan and prioritise own workload.

    Qualifications in carpentry, plumbing, electrical, decorating. Health and Safety (desirable).

    Excellent organisation.

    Good personal hygiene.

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  • Care Assistant – Weekends, Honey Lane - Waltham Abbey£7.50 per hour

    Join a rewarding company that has won Care Employer of the year 2015 and become part of their friendly team at Honey Lane care home.

    Job Description for "Care Assistant – Weekends"

    Job Description

    Key Responsibilities:

    • To provide the highest level of personal care (toileting, washing, bathing etc) and attention to Residents, following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive. To act as a key worker for a named group of Residents, ensuring that these responsibilities are carried out in full.
    • To understand and comply with all statutory and legal requirements which are relevant such as Health & Safety, COSHH, all aspects of the Care Standards Act, to maintain a safe environment throughout the Home.
    • To participate in the formulation and maintenance of individual care plans for each Resident and administer medication to Residents as prescribed, accurately maintaining appropriate records for both.
    • To liaise with other care professionals relating to the care needs of the Residents.
    • To always be alert to Residents – physical and mental wellbeing, immediately reporting any accidents or changes in a Resident’s condition to a senior person on duty, and to accurately maintain and update Residents’ records as required.
    • To respect and maintain confidentiality of Resident’s personal information at all times, this includes resident’s behaviour and actions and any incidents that may occur in the course of day to day care.
    • Be understanding and patient towards residents and their needs, and encourage, assist and support Residents to participate in leisure activities as appropriate to the individual, ensuring their social and emotional needs are met. This also includes escorting Residents to outside appointments and leisure outings.
    • Responsible for making and changing beds, tidying Resident’s room, undertaking light cleaning duties as needed, ensure any maintenance work is reported and generally assisting in ensuring that the Carebase Home is kept clean, pleasant and welcoming at all times.
    • Helping to serve meals and drinks at meal times and other times when required, taking care to present meals and refreshments in an attractive way, with polite and courteous service. Also, to provide the appropriate level of support and help for Residents who need assistance with feeding and dressing.
    • To be an active and supportive member of the Care team, contributing to team meetings, training and development, ensuring good communication ensuring that Carebase is a friendly and supportive working environment.

    Relevant facts and figures relating to the job

    Key worker to designated Residents. Formal supervision of junior staff.

    Job Context This role is a team role, but with clear responsibility for specified Residents along with overseeing and supervising care teams. Clear communication with other team members is essential.

    Key Challenges

    To supervise and support the care team, ensuring that Carebase’s values of trust, respect and care are always maintained and that each team member treats residents in the way that they would expect to be treated themselves.

    Core Values:

    • Care and compassion.
    • Respect and appreciation.
    • Teamwork and enjoyment.
    • Focus and best practice.
    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Recognition and reward.
    • Creativity and innovation.
    • Development and investment.
    • We will sustainably fulfil our mission and vision by building a strong financial platform.

    Key Measures

    Mandatory training is up to date. Personal accountability for own training and development needs.

    Person Specification

    Good numeracy and literacy skills. A warm and friendly disposition. Good communication skills, able to put others at ease. A strong team worker. Reliable and punctual. Willingness to develop new skills.

    Apply Now
  • Senior Care Assistant, Hemel Hempstead£9.00 per hour

    Join a rewarding company that has won Care Employer of the year 2015 and become part of their friendly team at Water Mill House care home.

    Job Description for "Senior Care Assistant"

    Job Description

    Job Purpose – To work as an integral part of the caring team, delivering the highest standards of personalised care to residents, ensuring that everyone is treated with respect and dignity, and that individual’s rights to privacy, dignity, independence and choice are met.

    Key Responsibilities

     

    • To provide the highest level of personal care (toileting, washing, bathing etc) and attention to residents, following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive.
    • To act as a key worker for a named group of residents, ensuring that these responsibilities are carried out in full.
    • To understand and comply with all statutory and legal requirements which are relevant such as Health & Safety, COSHH, all aspects of the Care Standards Act, to maintain a safe environment throughout the Home.
    • To participate in the formulation and maintenance of individual care plans for each Resident and administer medication to residents as prescribed, accurately maintaining appropriate records for both.
    • To liaise with other care professionals relating to the care needs of the residents.
    • To always be alert to Residents physical and mental well being, immediately reporting any accidents or changes in a Resident’s condition to a senior person on duty, and to accurately maintain and update Residents’ records as required.
    • To respect and maintain confidentiality of Resident’s personal information at all times, this includes resident’s behaviour and actions and any incidents that may occur in course of day to day care.
    • Be understanding and patient towards residents and their needs, and encourage, assist and support residents to participate in leisure activities as appropriate to the individual, ensuring their social and emotional needs are met. This also includes escorting residents to outside appointments and leisure outings.
    • Responsible for making and changing beds, tidying Resident’s room, undertaking light cleaning duties as needed, ensure any maintenance work is reported and generally assisting in ensuring that the Carebase Home is kept clean, pleasant and welcoming at all times.
    • Helping to serve meals and drinks at meal times and other times when required, taking care to present meals and refreshments in an attractive way, with polite and courteous service. Also, to provide the appropriate level of support and help for residents who need assistance with feeding and dressing.
    • To be an active and supportive member of the care team, contributing to team meetings, training and development, ensuring good communication and helping new team members as appropriate, ensuring that Carebase is a friendly and supportive working environment.

     

    Relevant facts and figures relating to the job

    Key worker to designated Residents.

    Formal supervision of junior staff.

     

    Job Context

    This role is a team role, but with clear responsibility for specified Residents along with overseeing and supervising care teams. Clear communication with other team members is essential.

     

    Key Challenges

    To supervise and support the care team, ensuring that Carebase’s values of trust, respect and care are always maintained and that each team member treats residents in the way that they would expect to be treated themselves.

     

    Core Values

    • Care and compassion.
    • Respect and appreciation.
    • Teamwork and enjoyment.
    • Focus and best practice.
    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Recognition and reward.
    • Creativity and innovation.
    • Development and investment.
    • We will sustainably fulfil our mission and vision by building a strong financial platform.

     

    Key Measures

    Mandatory training is up to date.

    Personal accountability for own training and development needs.

     

    Person Specification

    Good numeracy and literacy skills.

    A warm and friendly disposition.

    Good communication skills, able to put others at ease.

    A strong team worker.

    Reliable and punctual.

    Willingness to develop new skills.

    Apply Now
  • Senior Care Assistant, Guildford, Surrey£10.00 per hour

    Join a rewarding company that has won Care Employer of the year 2015 and become part of their friendly team at Queen Elizabeth Park care home.

    Job Description for "Senior Care Assistant"

    Job Description

    Job Purpose – To work as an integral part of the caring team, delivering the highest standards of personalised care to residents, ensuring that everyone is treated with respect and dignity, and that individual’s rights to privacy, dignity, independence and choice are met.

    Key Responsibilities

     

    • To provide the highest level of personal care (toileting, washing, bathing etc) and attention to residents, following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive.
    • To act as a key worker for a named group of residents, ensuring that these responsibilities are carried out in full.
    • To understand and comply with all statutory and legal requirements which are relevant such as Health & Safety, COSHH, all aspects of the Care Standards Act, to maintain a safe environment throughout the Home.
    • To participate in the formulation and maintenance of individual care plans for each Resident and administer medication to residents as prescribed, accurately maintaining appropriate records for both.
    • To liaise with other care professionals relating to the care needs of the residents.
    • To always be alert to Residents physical and mental well being, immediately reporting any accidents or changes in a Resident’s condition to a senior person on duty, and to accurately maintain and update Residents’ records as required.
    • To respect and maintain confidentiality of Resident’s personal information at all times, this includes resident’s behaviour and actions and any incidents that may occur in course of day to day care.
    • Be understanding and patient towards residents and their needs, and encourage, assist and support residents to participate in leisure activities as appropriate to the individual, ensuring their social and emotional needs are met. This also includes escorting residents to outside appointments and leisure outings.
    • Responsible for making and changing beds, tidying Resident’s room, undertaking light cleaning duties as needed, ensure any maintenance work is reported and generally assisting in ensuring that the Carebase Home is kept clean, pleasant and welcoming at all times.
    • Helping to serve meals and drinks at meal times and other times when required, taking care to present meals and refreshments in an attractive way, with polite and courteous service. Also, to provide the appropriate level of support and help for residents who need assistance with feeding and dressing.
    • To be an active and supportive member of the care team, contributing to team meetings, training and development, ensuring good communication and helping new team members as appropriate, ensuring that Carebase is a friendly and supportive working environment.

     

    Relevant facts and figures relating to the job

    Key worker to designated Residents.

    Formal supervision of junior staff.

     

    Job Context

    This role is a team role, but with clear responsibility for specified Residents along with overseeing and supervising care teams. Clear communication with other team members is essential.

     

    Key Challenges

    To supervise and support the care team, ensuring that Carebase’s values of trust, respect and care are always maintained and that each team member treats residents in the way that they would expect to be treated themselves.

     

    Core Values

    • Care and compassion.
    • Respect and appreciation.
    • Teamwork and enjoyment.
    • Focus and best practice.
    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Recognition and reward.
    • Creativity and innovation.
    • Development and investment.
    • We will sustainably fulfil our mission and vision by building a strong financial platform.

     

    Key Measures

    Mandatory training is up to date.

    Personal accountability for own training and development needs.

     

    Person Specification

    Good numeracy and literacy skills.

    A warm and friendly disposition.

    Good communication skills, able to put others at ease.

    A strong team worker.

    Reliable and punctual.

    Willingness to develop new skills.

    Apply Now
  • Housekeeping Assistant, Hemel Hempstead£7.50 per hour

    We are currently recruiting for an experienced housekeeping assistant to join our care home in Hemel Hempstead.

    Job Description for "Housekeeping Assistant"

    Job Description

    Job Description

    Job Purpose – To provide a clean, fresh environment throughout the Home and to ensure the safety of staff, residents, and visitors, through the safe storage and use of cleaning materials.

     

    Key Responsibilities

    • To ensure that all daily work schedules are complied with on time and to the standards required.
    • To ensure that all equipment is maintained, cleaned and stored with any faults reported to the Home Manager.
    • To understand and comply with all statutory and legal requirements that are relevant such as Health and Safety, COSHH, and all aspects of the care Standards Act.
    • Take adequate precautions to safeguard the health and safety of others. Remember, we work in an environment where people tend to wander around, so extra vigilance must be      maintained in relation to flexes, cleaners and their attachments, cleaning fluids, spillage’s etc. Report any accidents or untoward occurrences to the senior person on duty and ensure that the correct book is filled in accordingly.
    • To respect and maintain confidentiality of Residents personal information at all times, including Residents right to privacy, dignity and choice.
    • To be approachable and interactive with colleagues, contributing to team meetings and training. Development and support of team members as appropriate.
    • Ensure that Carebase is a friendly and supportive caring environment.

    Job Context

    An essential member of the Carebase team, you will be interacting and communicating on a regular basis with all colleagues, residents and relatives.

     

    Core Values

    • Care and compassion.
    • Respect and appreciation.
    • Teamwork and enjoyment.
    • Focus and best practice.
    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Recognition and reward.
    • Creativity and innovation.
    • Development and investment.
    • We will sustainably fulfil our mission and vision by building a strong financial platform.

     

    To ensure that Carebase’s high standards of cleanliness are met.

     

    Key Measures

    Responsibility for Personal Training and Development.

    Mandatory Training is up to Date.

    Results and feedback from Home inspections.

    Person specification.

    Good Communication, Friendly and helpful.

    Able to manage time and tasks effectively.

    Reliable and punctual.

    Understanding of COSHH.

    Excellent personal hygiene.

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  • Senior Carer Assistant, Chelmsford, Essex £9.00 per hour

    Join a rewarding company as part of the team at Cherry Wood Grange, our new care home opening in Autumn 2017

    Job Description for "Senior Carer Assistant"

    Job Description

    Senior Night Care Assistant

    The ideal candidate would have a NVQ Level 2/3.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • To provide the highest level of personal care (toileting, washing, bathing etc) and attention to Residents, following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive. To act as a key worker for a named group of Residents, ensuring that these responsibilities are carried out in full.
    • To understand and comply with all statutory and legal requirements which are relevant such as Health & Safety, COSHH, all aspects of the Care Standards Act, to maintain a safe environment throughout the Home.
    • To participate in the formulation and maintenance of individual care plans for each Resident and administer medication to Residents as prescribed, accurately maintaining appropriate records for both.
    • To liaise with other care professionals relating to the care needs of the Residents.
    • To always be alert to Residents – physical and mental wellbeing, immediately reporting any accidents or changes in a Resident’s condition to a senior person on duty, and to accurately maintain and update Residents’ records as required.
    • To respect and maintain confidentiality of Resident’s personal information at all times, this includes resident’s behaviour and actions and any incidents that may occur in the course of day to day care.
    • Be understanding and patient towards residents and their needs, and encourage, assist and support Residents to participate in leisure activities as appropriate to the individual, ensuring their social and emotional needs are met. This also includes escorting Residents to outside appointments and leisure outings.
    • Responsible for making and changing beds, tidying Resident’s room, undertaking light cleaning duties as needed, ensure any maintenance work is reported and generally assisting in ensuring that the Carebase Home is kept clean, pleasant and welcoming at all times.
    • Helping to serve meals and drinks at meal times and other times when required, taking care to present meals and refreshments in an attractive way, with polite and courteous service. Also, to provide the appropriate level of support and help for Residents who need assistance with feeding and dressing.
    • To be an active and supportive member of the Care team, contributing to team meetings, training and development, ensuring good communication ensuring that Carebase is a friendly and supportive working environment.

    Relevant facts and figures relating to the job

    Key worker to designated Residents. Formal supervision of junior staff.

    Job Context This role is a team role, but with clear responsibility for specified Residents along with overseeing and supervising care teams. Clear communication with other team members is essential.

    Key Challenges

    To supervise and support the care team, ensuring that Carebase’s values of trust, respect and care are always maintained and that each team member treats residents in the way that they would expect to be treated themselves.

    Core Values:

    • Care and compassion.
    • Respect and appreciation.
    • Teamwork and enjoyment.
    • Focus and best practice.
    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Recognition and reward.
    • Creativity and innovation.
    • Development and investment.
    • We will sustainably fulfil our mission and vision by building a strong financial platform.

    Key Measures

    Mandatory training is up to date. Personal accountability for own training and development needs.

    Person Specification

    Good numeracy and literacy skills. A warm and friendly disposition. Good communication skills, able to put others at ease. A strong team worker. Reliable and punctual. Willingness to develop new skills.

     

    Apply Now
  • Nurse, Cambridge£17.50ph

    We are currently recruiting for an experienced nurse to join our care home in Cambridge.

    Job Description for "Nurse"

    Job Description

    Job purpose – To assess, plan, deliver and evaluate a high personalised standard of residential care which meets the individual needs of residents and the high standards expected at Carebase. To ensure that at all times residents are treated with respect and dignity and that individual’s rights to privacy, dignity, independence and choice are met. To ensure that the company’s mission statement and core values are carried through all aspects of patient care.

     

    Key Responsibilities:

    • To provide the highest level of personal care (toileting, washing, bathing etc) and attention to Residents, following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive. To act as a key worker for a named group of Residents, ensuring that these responsibilities are carried out in full.
    • To understand and comply with all statutory and legal requirements which are relevant such as Health & Safety, COSHH, all aspects of the Care Standards Act, to maintain a safe environment throughout the Home.
    • To participate in the formulation and maintenance of individual care plans for each Resident and administer medication to Residents as prescribed, accurately maintaining appropriate records for both.
    • To liaise with other care professionals relating to the care needs of the Residents.
    • To always be alert to Residents – physical and mental well being, immediately reporting any accidents or changes in a Resident’s condition to a senior person on duty, and to accurately maintain and update Residents’ records as required.
    • To respect and maintain confidentiality of Resident’s personal information at all times, this includes resident’s behaviour and actions and any incidents that may occur in the course of day to day care.
    • Be understanding and patient towards residents and their needs, and encourage, assist and support Residents to participate in leisure activities as appropriate to the individual, ensuring their social and emotional needs are met. This also includes escorting Residents to outside appointments and leisure outings.
    • Responsible for making and changing beds, tidying Resident’s room, undertaking light cleaning duties as needed, ensure any maintenance work is reported and generally assisting in ensuring that the Carebase Home is kept clean, pleasant and welcoming at all times.
    • Helping to serve meals and drinks at meal times and other times when required, taking care to present meals and refreshments in an attractive way, with polite and courteous service. Also, to provide the appropriate level of support and help for Residents who need assistance with feeding and dressing.
    • To be an active and supportive member of the Care team, contributing to team meetings, training and development, ensuring good communication ensuring that Carebase is a friendly and supportive working environment.

    Relevant facts and figures relating to the job

    Key worker to designated Residents. Formal supervision of junior staff.

    Job Context

    This role is a team role, but with clear responsibility for specified Residents along with overseeing and supervising care teams. Clear communication with other team members is essential.

    Key Challenges

    To supervise and support the care team, ensuring that Carebase’s values of trust, respect and care are always maintained and that each team member treats residents in the way that they would expect to be treated themselves.

    Core Values:

    • Care and compassion.
    • Respect and appreciation.
    • Teamwork and enjoyment.
    • Focus and best practice.
    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Recognition and reward.
    • Creativity and innovation.
    • Development and investment.
    • We will sustainably fulfil our mission and vision by building a strong financial platform.

    Key Measures

    Mandatory training is up to date. Personal accountability for own training and development needs.

    Person Specification

    Good numeracy and literacy skills. A warm and friendly disposition. Good communication skills, able to put others at ease. A strong team worker. Reliable and punctual. Willingness to develop new skills.

    Apply Now
  • Nurse, Sewardstone, East London£16.50 per hour

    We are currently recruiting for an experienced nurse to join our care home in East London.

    Job Description for "Nurse"

    Job Description

    Key Responsibilities:

    • To provide the highest level of personal care (toileting, washing, bathing etc) and attention to Residents, following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive. To act as a key worker for a named group of Residents, ensuring that these responsibilities are carried out in full.
    • To understand and comply with all statutory and legal requirements which are relevant such as Health & Safety, COSHH, all aspects of the Care Standards Act, to maintain a safe environment throughout the Home.
    • To participate in the formulation and maintenance of individual care plans for each Resident and
      administer medication to Residents as prescribed, accurately maintaining appropriate records for both.
    • To liaise with other care professionals relating to the care needs of the Residents.
    • To always be alert to Residents – physical and mental well being, immediately reporting any accidents or changes in a Resident’s condition to a senior person on duty, and to accurately maintain and update Residents’ records as required.
    • To respect and maintain confidentiality of Resident’s personal information at all times, this includes resident’s behaviour and actions and any incidents that may occur in the course of day to day care.
    • Be understanding and patient towards residents and their needs, and encourage, assist and support Residents to participate in leisure activities
      as appropriate to the individual, ensuring their social and emotional needs are met. This also includes escorting Residents to outside appointments and leisure outings.
    • Responsible for making and changing beds, tidying Resident’s room, undertaking light cleaning duties as
      needed, ensure any maintenance work is reported and generally assisting in ensuring that the Carebase
      Home is kept clean, pleasant and welcoming at all times.
    • Helping to serve meals and drinks at meal times and other times when required, taking care to present meals and refreshments in an attractive way, with polite and courteous service. Also, to provide the appropriate level of support and help for Residents who need assistance with feeding and dressing.
    • To be an active and supportive member of the Care team, contributing to team meetings, training and development, ensuring good communication ensuring that
      Carebase is a friendly and supportive working environment.

    Relevant facts and figures relating to the job

    Key worker to designated Residents.
    Formal supervision of junior staff.

    Job Context

    This role is a team role, but with clear responsibility for specified Residents along with overseeing and supervising care teams. Clear communication with other team members is essential.

    Key Challenges

    To supervise and support the care team, ensuring that Carebase’s values of trust, respect and care are always maintained and that each team member treats residents in the way that they would expect to be treated themselves.

    Core Values:

    • Care and compassion.
    • Respect and appreciation.
    • Teamwork and enjoyment.
    • Focus and best practice.
    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Recognition and reward.
    • Creativity and innovation.
    • Development and investment.
    • We will sustainably fulfil our mission and vision by building a
      strong financial platform.

    Key Measures

    Mandatory training is up to date.
    Personal accountability for own training and development needs.

    Person Specification

    Good numeracy and literacy skills.
    A warm and friendly disposition.
    Good communication skills, able to put others at ease.
    A strong team worker.
    Reliable and punctual.
    Willingness to develop new skills.

     

    As an employer Carebase pays for their nurse’s annual NMC fees.

    Apply Now
  • Care Assistant, Guildford, Surrey£7.88 - £9.27 per hour

    Join a rewarding company who have won Care Employer of the year 2015 and become part of their friendly team at Claremont Court care home.

    Job Description for "Care Assistant"

    Job Description

    Key Responsibilities:

    • To provide the highest level of personal care (toileting, washing, bathing etc) and attention to Residents, following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive. To act as a key worker for a named group of Residents, ensuring that these responsibilities are carried out in full.
    • To understand and comply with all statutory and legal requirements which are relevant such as Health & Safety, COSHH, all aspects of the Care Standards Act, to maintain a safe environment throughout the Home.
    • To participate in the formulation and maintenance of individual care plans for each Resident and administer medication to Residents as prescribed, accurately maintaining appropriate records for both.
    • To liaise with other care professionals relating to the care needs of the Residents.
    • To always be alert to Residents – physical and mental wellbeing, immediately reporting any accidents or changes in a Resident’s condition to a senior person on duty, and to accurately maintain and update Residents’ records as required.
    • To respect and maintain confidentiality of Resident’s personal information at all times, this includes resident’s behaviour and actions and any incidents that may occur in the course of day to day care.
    • Be understanding and patient towards residents and their needs, and encourage, assist and support Residents to participate in leisure activities as appropriate to the individual, ensuring their social and emotional needs are met. This also includes escorting Residents to outside appointments and leisure outings.
    • Responsible for making and changing beds, tidying Resident’s room, undertaking light cleaning duties as needed, ensure any maintenance work is reported and generally assisting in ensuring that the Carebase Home is kept clean, pleasant and welcoming at all times.
    • Helping to serve meals and drinks at meal times and other times when required, taking care to present meals and refreshments in an attractive way, with polite and courteous service. Also, to provide the appropriate level of support and help for Residents who need assistance with feeding and dressing.
    • To be an active and supportive member of the Care team, contributing to team meetings, training and development, ensuring good communication ensuring that Carebase is a friendly and supportive working environment.

    Relevant facts and figures relating to the job

    Key worker to designated Residents. Formal supervision of junior staff.

    Job Context This role is a team role, but with clear responsibility for specified Residents along with overseeing and supervising care teams. Clear communication with other team members is essential.

    Key Challenges

    To supervise and support the care team, ensuring that Carebase’s values of trust, respect and care are always maintained and that each team member treats residents in the way that they would expect to be treated themselves.

    Core Values:

    • Care and compassion.
    • Respect and appreciation.
    • Teamwork and enjoyment.
    • Focus and best practice.
    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Recognition and reward.
    • Creativity and innovation.
    • Development and investment.
    • We will sustainably fulfil our mission and vision by building a strong financial platform.

    Key Measures

    Mandatory training is up to date. Personal accountability for own training and development needs.

    Person Specification

    Good numeracy and literacy skills. A warm and friendly disposition. Good communication skills, able to put others at ease. A strong team worker. Reliable and punctual. Willingness to develop new skills.

    Apply Now
  • Kitchen Assistant, Abingdon£7.50 per hour

    We are currently recruiting for a kitchen assistant to join our care home in Abingdon.

    Job Description for "Kitchen Assistant"

    Job Description

    Job purpose – To assist in organising and controlling the efficient and economic production of quality food, maintaining at all times the highest possible standards of hygiene.

    Key Responsibilities

    • To assist the Cook with the preparation of varied nutritious meals for the residents.
    • Help with the serving of meals for residents, be understanding of any specific food requirements and ensure everyone is treated with respect, dignity and given choice.
    • To understand and comply with statutory and legal requirements such as HACCP, Health & Safety, COSHH, Environmental Health, to maintain a safe environment throughout the home.
    • To clean and tidy all areas of the kitchen with the correct products following instruction and guidance contained in the cleaning schedules ensuring Carebase is always cleaned to the highest standards.
    • Ensure that all kitchen equipment is in full, safe working order, immediately report any faults to the Cook and the Caretaker.
    • To receive and unload new stock, store appropriately and rotate current stock correctly to maintain optimum freshness of all foodstuff.
    • To work as an integral part of the team, contribute to meetings and training sessions as required ensuring that Carebase is a friendly and supportive working environment.

    Job Context

    This is a team role, fundamentally within the kitchen but also with the rest of the Care Home team and the residents themselves. Communication is essential in order to plan and provide nutritious, interesting meals which meet the expectations of the residents.

    Core Values

    • Care and compassion.
    • Respect and appreciation.
    • Teamwork and enjoyment.
    • Focus and best practice.
    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Recognition and reward.
    • Creativity and innovation.
    • Development and investment.
    • We will sustainably fulfil our mission and vision by building a strong financial platform.

    Key Measures

    Mandatory training is up to date and personal responsibility for training and development as and when required.

    Results and feedback for Home inspections.

    Person specification.

    Basic Food Hygiene.

    Ability to use and maintain essential catering and cleaning products.

    Knowledge of basic food preparation, stock control and rotation.

    Good communication skills.

    Practical and organised.

    Team player.

    Reliable and punctual.

    Excellent personal hygiene.

    Apply Now
  • Kitchen Assistant, Cambridge£7.79 per hour

    We are currently recruiting for a kitchen assistant to join our care home in Cambridge.

    Job Description for "Kitchen Assistant"

    Job Description

    Job purpose – To assist in organising and controlling the efficient and economic production of quality food, maintaining at all times the highest possible standards of hygiene.

    Key Responsibilities

    • To assist the Cook with the preparation of varied nutritious meals for the residents.
    • Help with the serving of meals for residents, be understanding of any specific food requirements and ensure everyone is treated with respect, dignity and given choice.
    • To understand and comply with statutory and legal requirements such as HACCP, Health & Safety, COSHH, Environmental Health, to maintain a safe environment throughout the home.
    • To clean and tidy all areas of the kitchen with the correct products following instruction and guidance contained in the cleaning schedules ensuring Carebase is always cleaned to the highest standards.
    • Ensure that all kitchen equipment is in full, safe working order, immediately report any faults to the Cook and the Caretaker.
    • To receive and unload new stock, store appropriately and rotate current stock correctly to maintain optimum freshness of all foodstuff.
    • To work as an integral part of the team, contribute to meetings and training sessions as required ensuring that Carebase is a friendly and supportive working environment.

    Job Context

    This is a team role, fundamentally within the kitchen but also with the rest of the Care Home team and the residents themselves. Communication is essential in order to plan and provide nutritious, interesting meals which meet the expectations of the residents.

    Core Values

    • Care and compassion.
    • Respect and appreciation.
    • Teamwork and enjoyment.
    • Focus and best practice.
    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Recognition and reward.
    • Creativity and innovation.
    • Development and investment.
    • We will sustainably fulfil our mission and vision by building a strong financial platform.

    Key Measures

    Mandatory training is up to date and personal responsibility for training and development as and when required.

    Results and feedback for Home inspections.

    Person specification.

    Basic Food Hygiene.

    Ability to use and maintain essential catering and cleaning products.

    Knowledge of basic food preparation, stock control and rotation.

    Good communication skills.

    Practical and organised.

    Team player.

    Reliable and punctual.

    Excellent personal hygiene.

    Apply Now
  • Care Assistant, Redhill£8.00-£8.60

    We are currently recruiting for a Care Assistant to join our dedicated and compassionate team.

    Job Description for "Care Assistant"

    Job Description

    Care Assistant Full Time & Part Time
    Acorn Court Care Home – Redhill RH1
    Job Purpose – To give outstanding care to every Resident.

    Key Responsibilities

    • To provide the highest level of personal care (toileting, washing, bathing etc) and attention to Residents, following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive. To act as a key worker for a named group of Residents, ensuring that these responsibilities are carried out in full.
    • To participate in the formulation and maintenance of individual care plans for each Resident and administer medication to Residents as prescribed, accurately maintaining appropriate records for both.
    • To liaise with other care professionals relating to the care needs of the Residents.
    • To always be alert to Residents – physical and mental well being, immediately reporting any accidents or changes in a Resident’s condition to a senior person on duty, and to accurately maintain and update Residents’ records as required.
    • To respect and maintain confidentiality of Resident’s personal information at all times, this includes resident’s behaviour and actions and any incidents that may occur in the course of day to day care.
    • Be understanding and patient towards residents and their needs, and encourage, assist and support Residents to participate in leisure activities as appropriate to the individual, ensuring their social and emotional needs are met. This also includes escorting Residents to outside appointments and leisure outings.
    • Responsible for making and changing beds, tidying Resident’s room, undertaking light cleaning duties as needed, ensure any maintenance work is reported and generally assisting in ensuring that the Home is kept clean, pleasant and welcoming at all times.
    • Helping to serve meals and drinks at meal times and other times when required, taking care to present meals and refreshments in an attractive way, with polite and courteous service. Also, to provide the appropriate level of support and help for Residents who need assistance with feeding and dressing.
    • To be an active and supportive member of the Care team, contributing to team meetings, training and development, ensuring good communication ensuring that Carebase is a friendly and supportive working environment.

    Full Time, Part Time and Bank Hours Available.

    Apply Now
  • Kitchen Assistant, Chelmsford, Essex £7.50 per hour

    Join a rewarding company as part of the team at Cherry Wood Grange, our new care home opening in Autumn 2017

    Job Description for "Kitchen Assistant"

    Job Description

    Job purpose – To assist in organising and controlling the efficient and economic production of quality food, maintaining at all times the highest possible standards of hygiene.

     

    Key Responsibilities

    • To assist the Cook with the preparation of varied nutritious meals for the residents.
    • Help with the serving of meals for residents, be understanding of any specific food requirements and ensure everyone is treated with respect, dignity and given choice.
    • To understand and comply with statutory and legal requirements such as HACCP, Health & Safety, COSHH, Environmental Health, to maintain a safe environment throughout the home.
    • To clean and tidy all areas of the kitchen with the correct products following instruction and guidance contained in the cleaning schedules ensuring Carebase is always cleaned to the highest standards.
    • Ensure that all kitchen equipment is in full, safe working order, immediately report any faults to the Cook and the Caretaker.
    • To receive and unload new stock, store appropriately and rotate current stock correctly to maintain optimum freshness of all foodstuff.
    • To work as an integral part of the team, contribute to meetings and training sessions as required ensuring that Carebase is a friendly and supportive working environment.

    Job Context

    This is a team role, fundamentally within the kitchen but also with the rest of the Care Home team and the residents themselves. Communication is essential in order to plan and provide nutritious, interesting meals which meet the expectations of the residents.

    Core Values

    • Care and compassion.
    • Respect and appreciation.
    • Teamwork and enjoyment.
    • Focus and best practice.
    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Recognition and reward.
    • Creativity and innovation.
    • Development and investment.
    • We will sustainably fulfil our mission and vision by building a strong financial platform.

     

    Key Measures

    Mandatory training is up to date and personal responsibility for training and development as and when required.

    Results and feedback for Home inspections.

    Person specification.

    Basic Food Hygiene.

    Ability to use and maintain essential catering and cleaning products.

    Knowledge of basic food preparation, stock control and rotation.

    Good communication skills.

    Practical and organised.

    Team player.

    Reliable and punctual.

    Excellent personal hygiene.

    Apply Now
  • Care Assistant, Abingdon£8.20 per hour

    Join a rewarding company who have won Care Employer of the year 2015 and become part of their friendly team at Bridge House care home.

    Job Description for "Care Assistant"

    Job Description

    Key Responsibilities:

    • To provide the highest level of personal care (toileting, washing, bathing etc) and attention to Residents, following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive. To act as a key worker for a named group of Residents, ensuring that these responsibilities are carried out in full.
    • To understand and comply with all statutory and legal requirements which are relevant such as Health & Safety, COSHH, all aspects of the Care Standards Act, to maintain a safe environment throughout the Home.
    • To participate in the formulation and maintenance of individual care plans for each Resident and administer medication to Residents as prescribed, accurately maintaining appropriate records for both.
    • To liaise with other care professionals relating to the care needs of the Residents.
    • To always be alert to Residents – physical and mental wellbeing, immediately reporting any accidents or changes in a Resident’s condition to a senior person on duty, and to accurately maintain and update Residents’ records as required.
    • To respect and maintain confidentiality of Resident’s personal information at all times, this includes resident’s behaviour and actions and any incidents that may occur in the course of day to day care.
    • Be understanding and patient towards residents and their needs, and encourage, assist and support Residents to participate in leisure activities as appropriate to the individual, ensuring their social and emotional needs are met. This also includes escorting Residents to outside appointments and leisure outings.
    • Responsible for making and changing beds, tidying Resident’s room, undertaking light cleaning duties as needed, ensure any maintenance work is reported and generally assisting in ensuring that the Carebase Home is kept clean, pleasant and welcoming at all times.
    • Helping to serve meals and drinks at meal times and other times when required, taking care to present meals and refreshments in an attractive way, with polite and courteous service. Also, to provide the appropriate level of support and help for Residents who need assistance with feeding and dressing.
    • To be an active and supportive member of the Care team, contributing to team meetings, training and development, ensuring good communication ensuring that Carebase is a friendly and supportive working environment.

    Relevant facts and figures relating to the job

    Key worker to designated Residents. Formal supervision of junior staff.

    Job Context This role is a team role, but with clear responsibility for specified Residents along with overseeing and supervising care teams. Clear communication with other team members is essential.

    Key Challenges

    To supervise and support the care team, ensuring that Carebase’s values of trust, respect and care are always maintained and that each team member treats residents in the way that they would expect to be treated themselves.

    Core Values:

    • Care and compassion.
    • Respect and appreciation.
    • Teamwork and enjoyment.
    • Focus and best practice.
    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Recognition and reward.
    • Creativity and innovation.
    • Development and investment.
    • We will sustainably fulfil our mission and vision by building a strong financial platform.

    Key Measures

    Mandatory training is up to date. Personal accountability for own training and development needs.

    Person Specification

    Good numeracy and literacy skills. A warm and friendly disposition. Good communication skills, able to put others at ease. A strong team worker. Reliable and punctual. Willingness to develop new skills.

    Apply Now
  • Receptionist, Hemel Hempstead£7.75 per hour

    Join a rewarding company that has won Care Employer of the year 2015 and become part of their friendly team at Water Mill House care home.

    Job Description for "Receptionist"

    Job Description

    Job Purpose – To give outstanding customer care to every visitor or caller for the home.

    Key Responsibilities

    • To ensure each visitor to the home is welcomed.
    • To conduct a family visit round the home for any visitor who requires one in accordance with the training received from central office
    • To present the home in a positive light and obtain details of all visitors in order follow ups can be made.
    • To ensure that the reception area is neat and tidy and welcoming.
    • To ensure that refreshments are given to all visitors.
    • To take responsibility for solving problems and queries brought by visitors or and internal and external bodies.
    • To engender an atmosphere of co-operation and positivity within the home dealing with service users, colleagues and suppliers with courtesy and respect at all times.

    Any other duties that the Manager may deem necessary.

    Job context

    This is a team role, working as an integral part of the Carebase team, closely liaising with Home manager.

    Core Values

    • Care & Compassion
    • Respect & Appreciation
    • Teamwork & Enjoyment
    • Focus & Discipline
    • Creativity & Innovation
    • Honesty & Integrity

    Key measures

    Providing an environment that residents, their families, staff and our communities are proud of.

    Sustainably fulfil our Mission and Vision

    Person specification

    Team Player

    Good practical and organisational skills

    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

    Excellent personal hygiene

    Pleasant disposition

    Apply Now
  • Nurse, AbingdonUp to £17.00ph

    We are currently recruiting for an experienced nurse to join our care home in Abingdon.

    Job Description for "Nurse"

    Job Description

    Job purpose – To assess, plan, deliver and evaluate a high personalised standard of residential care which meets the individual needs of residents and the high standards expected at Carebase. To ensure that at all times residents are treated with respect and dignity and that individual’s rights to privacy, dignity, independence and choice are met.   To ensure that the company’s mission statement and core values are carried through all aspects of patient care.

     

    Key Responsibilities:

    • To provide the highest level of personal care (toileting, washing, bathing etc) and attention to Residents, following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive. To act as a key worker for a named group of Residents, ensuring that these responsibilities are carried out in full.
    • To understand and comply with all statutory and legal requirements which are relevant such as Health & Safety, COSHH, all aspects of the Care Standards Act, to maintain a safe environment throughout the Home.
    • To participate in the formulation and maintenance of individual care plans for each Resident and administer medication to Residents as prescribed, accurately maintaining appropriate records for both.
    • To liaise with other care professionals relating to the care needs of the Residents.
    • To always be alert to Residents – physical and mental well being, immediately reporting any accidents or changes in a Resident’s condition to a senior person on duty, and to accurately maintain and update Residents’ records as required.
    • To respect and maintain confidentiality of Resident’s personal information at all times, this includes resident’s behaviour and actions and any incidents that may occur in the course of day to day care.
    • Be understanding and patient towards residents and their needs, and encourage, assist and support Residents to participate in leisure activities as appropriate to the individual, ensuring their social and emotional needs are met. This also includes escorting Residents to outside appointments and leisure outings.
    • Responsible for making and changing beds, tidying Resident’s room, undertaking light cleaning duties as needed, ensure any maintenance work is reported and generally assisting in ensuring that the Carebase Home is kept clean, pleasant and welcoming at all times.
    • Helping to serve meals and drinks at meal times and other times when required, taking care to present meals and refreshments in an attractive way, with polite and courteous service. Also, to provide the appropriate level of support and help for Residents who need assistance with feeding and dressing.
    • To be an active and supportive member of the Care team, contributing to team meetings, training and development, ensuring good communication ensuring that Carebase is a friendly and supportive working environment.

    Relevant facts and figures relating to the job

    Key worker to designated Residents. Formal supervision of junior staff.

    Job Context

    This role is a team role, but with clear responsibility for specified Residents along with overseeing and supervising care teams. Clear communication with other team members is essential.

    Key Challenges

    To supervise and support the care team, ensuring that Carebase’s values of trust, respect and care are always maintained and that each team member treats residents in the way that they would expect to be treated themselves.

    Core Values:

    • Care and compassion.
    • Respect and appreciation.
    • Teamwork and enjoyment.
    • Focus and best practice.
    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Recognition and reward.
    • Creativity and innovation.
    • Development and investment.
    • We will sustainably fulfil our mission and vision by building a strong financial platform.

    Key Measures

    Mandatory training is up to date. Personal accountability for own training and development needs.

    Person Specification

    Good numeracy and literacy skills. A warm and friendly disposition. Good communication skills, able to put others at ease. A strong team worker. Reliable and punctual. Willingness to develop new skills.

    Apply Now
  • Lifestyle Coordinator, London, E4£9.00 per hour

    We are currently recruiting for a Lifestyle Coordinator to join our Ashbrook Court care home.

    Job Description for "Lifestyle Coordinator"

    Job Description

    Job Purpose

    To facilitate and support each Residents’ personal interests and lifestyle by creating and delivering a programme of meaningful and purposeful activities and events that promote overall health, independence and well-being.

     

    Key Responsibilities

    • Facilitate Residents to socialise and provide a variety of activities that cater for all interests, preferences and hobbies.

    Job Context

    • To liaise with the Home Manager and to ensure that a wide variety of social activities are organized that meet their lifestyle needs and preferences of all Residents.
    • Plan and deliver weekly, monthly and seasonal activities that meet the needs of both collective groups of residents and indivdulas. monthly rolling / individual programmes, and encourage the residents to maintain pre-existing hobbies.
    • Encourage Staff members, relatives and friends to participate in Care Home activities.
    • Organise and accompany Residents, where possible, to off site activities, which may occasionally take place out of normal working hours.
    • Help to create an atmosphere that suits individual Residents within the Home.
    • Working with the marketing team deliver marketing events and campaigns that open the home to the wider community to positively improve its profile.
    • Ensure the homes Facebook page is maintained with regular posting of engaging content of resident’s activiites and events that positively reflect their lifestyle in the home.
    • Maintain full and accurate records of daily activities using appropriate documentation, and assist the named carer to review and update the Residents Care files.
    • Discuss the aims and objectives of recreation therapy with other Staff members.
    • Report any changes in Residents physical or emotional condition to the Home Manager.
    • Provide comfort and company, on a one to one basis, for residents who are unable to undertake any form of activity.
    • Arrange / participate in staff and Residents meetings, as and when required.
    • Maintain professional knowledge and competence.
    • Report immediately to the Home Manager any illness of an infectious nature or accident incurred by a Resident, colleague, self or another.
    • Understand and ensure the implementation of the Care Homes Health and Safety policy, and Emergency and Fire procedures.
    • Report to the Home Manager, or Maintenance, any faulty appliances, damaged furniture, equipment or any potential hazard.
    • Promote a safe working practice in the Care Home.
    • Carry out any other reasonable tasks assigned by the Home Manager.
    • Facilitate and support a Residents’ committee, where appropriate.

     

    Core Values

    • Care and compassion.
    • Respect and appreciation.
    • Teamwork and enjoyment.
    • Focus and best practice.
    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Recognition and reward.
    • Creativity and innovation.
    • Development and investment.
    • We will sustainably fulfil our mission and vision by building a strong financial platform.

     

    Key Measures

    • Attend training and update own practice as required.

     

    Person Specification

    • Good communication and organisational skills.
    • Team player.
    • Ability to work on own initiative.
    • Warm and friendly disposition.
    • Reliable and punctual.
    • Good IT skills and understanding of Facebook.
    Apply Now
  • Nurse, London, E4£16 per hour

    We are looking for a dedicated and caring nurse to join our Ashbrook Court care home.

    Job Description for "Nurse"

    Job Description

    Job purpose – To assess, plan, deliver and evaluate a high personalised standard of residential care which meets the individual needs of residents and the high standards expected at Carebase. To ensure that at all times residents are treated with respect and dignity and that individual’s rights to privacy, dignity, independence and choice are met.   To ensure that the company’s mission statement and core values are carried through all aspects of patient care.

    Key Responsibilities

     

    • To be responsible for the total care of all residents within the home.
    • To formulate, implement and regularly maintain nursing care plans, providing the highest level of personal care and attention to residents, following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive.
    • To understand and comply with all statutory and legal requirements which are relevant such as Health& Safety, COSHH, all aspects of the Care Standards Act and ensure that the correct accident and incident reporting procedures are followed to maintain a safe environment throughout the home.
    • To provide and supervise the delivery of nursing care, acting as a resource for all the caring team, identifying any training and development needs, assisting colleagues to their maximum and assist in training programmes.
    • To ensure highest levels of personal hygiene and infection control measures are always adhered to.
    • To maintain and keep accurate nursing records, by liaising with residents, relatives and staff to ensure care planning is timely undertaken, implemented and evaluated, to participate in resident care reviews with residents, relatives and social workers as arranged and to ensure support groups for residents, friends and relatives are maintained.
    • To dispense and administer medication to residents as prescribed, accurately maintaining appropriate records in line with current legislative guidelines.
    • To carry out effective stock control and ordering of resident’s prescribed medication and medical products for the Home in line with current legislative guidelines.
    • To respect and maintain confidentiality of resident’s personal information at all times, this includes resident’s behaviour and actions and any incidents that may occur in the course of day to day care.
    • To be an active and encouraging member of the care team, contributing to team meetings and resident review meetings, ensuring good communication and assisting in the induction and training of newly appointed members of the care team, ensuring Carebase Homes are friendly, supportive caring environments.
    • To ensure accurate and timely reporting of all annual leave, sickness, complaints, accidents mishaps and Daily Census to the Manager. Carrying out all procedures laid down according to Company Policy.

     

    Job Context

    • This is a team role working as an integral part of the caring team. There is also a supervisory and supportive element within the role, providing guidance and acting as a resource for the caring team. Close liaison with external professionals, Residents and relatives is also a large part of the role therefore excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required.

    Key Challenges

    • To provide a high standard of nursing care alongside the caring team whilst ensuring that the Carebase values of trust, respect and care are always maintained and that each team member treats residents in the way that they would expect to be treated themselves.

    Core Values

    • Care and compassion.
    • Respect and appreciation.
    • Teamwork and enjoyment.
    • Focus and best practice.
    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Recognition and reward.
    • Creativity and innovation.
    • Development and investment.
    • We will sustainably fulfil our mission and vision by building a strong financial platform.

    Key Measures

    • The Registered Nurse has a professional duty to be knowledgeable and keep up to date in all professional areas of work affecting the health and well-being of the Residents and staff.
    • Personal Accountability for own Training and Development needs as required.
    • Person specification.
    • Registered Nurse with current UKCC registration.
    • Experience in care of the elderly.
    • Practice knowledge of care planning.
    • Professional, understanding, and patient with a warm personality.
    • Good interpersonal skills.
    • Demonstrates a caring disposition towards others.
    • Reliable and punctual.
    • Team player, willing

    To train and develop colleagues.

    As an employer Carebase pays for their nurse’s annual NMC fees.

    Apply Now
  • Care Assistant – Nights, Hemel Hempstead£7.75 per hour

    Join a rewarding company who have won Care Employer of the year 2015 and become part of their friendly team at Water Mill House care home.

    Job Description for "Care Assistant – Nights"

    Job Description

    Key Responsibilities:

    • To provide the highest level of personal care (toileting, washing, bathing etc) and attention to Residents, following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive. To act as a key worker for a named group of Residents, ensuring that these responsibilities are carried out in full.
    • To understand and comply with all statutory and legal requirements which are relevant such as Health & Safety, COSHH, all aspects of the Care Standards Act, to maintain a safe environment throughout the Home.
    • To participate in the formulation and maintenance of individual care plans for each Resident and administer medication to Residents as prescribed, accurately maintaining appropriate records for both.
    • To liaise with other care professionals relating to the care needs of the Residents.
    • To always be alert to Residents – physical and mental wellbeing, immediately reporting any accidents or changes in a Resident’s condition to a senior person on duty, and to accurately maintain and update Residents’ records as required.
    • To respect and maintain confidentiality of Resident’s personal information at all times, this includes resident’s behaviour and actions and any incidents that may occur in the course of day to day care.
    • Be understanding and patient towards residents and their needs, and encourage, assist and support Residents to participate in leisure activities as appropriate to the individual, ensuring their social and emotional needs are met. This also includes escorting Residents to outside appointments and leisure outings.
    • Responsible for making and changing beds, tidying Resident’s room, undertaking light cleaning duties as needed, ensure any maintenance work is reported and generally assisting in ensuring that the Carebase Home is kept clean, pleasant and welcoming at all times.
    • Helping to serve meals and drinks at meal times and other times when required, taking care to present meals and refreshments in an attractive way, with polite and courteous service. Also, to provide the appropriate level of support and help for Residents who need assistance with feeding and dressing.
    • To be an active and supportive member of the Care team, contributing to team meetings, training and development, ensuring good communication ensuring that Carebase is a friendly and supportive working environment.

    Relevant facts and figures relating to the job

    Key worker to designated Residents. Formal supervision of junior staff.

    Job Context This role is a team role, but with clear responsibility for specified Residents along with overseeing and supervising care teams. Clear communication with other team members is essential.

    Key Challenges

    To supervise and support the care team, ensuring that Carebase’s values of trust, respect and care are always maintained and that each team member treats residents in the way that they would expect to be treated themselves.

    Core Values:

    • Care and compassion.
    • Respect and appreciation.
    • Teamwork and enjoyment.
    • Focus and best practice.
    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Recognition and reward.
    • Creativity and innovation.
    • Development and investment.
    • We will sustainably fulfil our mission and vision by building a strong financial platform.

    Key Measures

    Mandatory training is up to date. Personal accountability for own training and development needs.

    Person Specification

    Good numeracy and literacy skills. A warm and friendly disposition. Good communication skills, able to put others at ease. A strong team worker. Reliable and punctual. Willingness to develop new skills.

    Apply Now
  • Care Assistants, Drayton, Norfolk£7.70 per hour

    We are currently recruiting for an experienced care assistant to join our care home in Drayton

    Job Description for "Care Assistants"

    Job Description

    Key Responsibilities:

    • To provide the highest level of personal care (toileting, washing, bathing etc) and attention to Residents, following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive. To act as a key worker for a named group of Residents, ensuring that these responsibilities are carried out in full.
    • To understand and comply with all statutory and legal requirements which are relevant such as Health & Safety, COSHH, all aspects of the Care Standards Act, to maintain a safe environment throughout the Home.
    • To participate in the formulation and maintenance of individual care plans for each Resident and
      administer medication to Residents as prescribed, accurately maintaining appropriate records for both.
    • To liaise with other care professionals relating to the care needs of the Residents.
    • To always be alert to Residents – physical and mental well being, immediately reporting any accidents or changes in a Resident’s condition to a senior person on duty, and to accurately maintain and update Residents’ records as required.
    • To respect and maintain confidentiality of Resident’s personal information at all times, this includes resident’s behaviour and actions and any incidents that may occur in the course of day to day care.
    • Be understanding and patient towards residents and their needs, and encourage, assist and support Residents to participate in leisure activities
      as appropriate to the individual, ensuring their social and emotional needs are met. This also includes escorting Residents to outside appointments and leisure outings.
    • Responsible for making and changing beds, tidying Resident’s room, undertaking light cleaning duties as
      needed, ensure any maintenance work is reported and generally assisting in ensuring that the Carebase
      Home is kept clean, pleasant and welcoming at all times.
    • Helping to serve meals and drinks at meal times and other times when required, taking care to present meals and refreshments in an attractive way, with polite and courteous service. Also, to provide the appropriate level of support and help for Residents who need assistance with feeding and dressing.
    • To be an active and supportive member of the Care team, contributing to team meetings, training and development, ensuring good communication ensuring that Carebase is a friendly and supportive working environment.

    Relevant facts and figures relating to the job

    Key worker to designated Residents.
    Formal supervision of junior staff.

    Job Context
    This role is a team role, but with clear responsibility for specified Residents along with overseeing and supervising care teams. Clear communication with other team members is essential.

    Key Challenges

    To supervise and support the care team, ensuring that Carebase’s values of trust, respect and care are always maintained and that each team member treats residents in the way that they would expect to be treated themselves.

    Core Values:

    • Care and compassion.
    • Respect and appreciation.
    • Teamwork and enjoyment.
    • Focus and best practice.
    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Recognition and reward.
    • Creativity and innovation.
    • Development and investment.
    • We will sustainably fulfil our mission and vision by building a
      strong financial platform.

    Key Measures

    Mandatory training is up to date.
    Personal accountability for own training and development needs.

    Person Specification

    Good numeracy and literacy skills.
    A warm and friendly disposition.
    Good communication skills, able to put others at ease.
    A strong team worker.
    Reliable and punctual.
    Willingness to develop new skills.

    Apply Now
  • Housekeeping Assistant, Chelmsford, Essex £7.50 per hour

    Join a rewarding company as part of the team at Cherry Wood Grange, our new care home opening in Autumn 2017

    Job Description for "Housekeeping Assistant"

    Job Description

    Job Purpose – To provide a clean, fresh environment throughout the Home and to ensure the safety of staff, residents, and visitors, through the safe storage and use of cleaning materials.

    Key Responsibilities

    • To ensure that all daily work schedules are complied with on time and to the standards required.
    • To ensure that all equipment is maintained, cleaned and stored with any faults reported to the Home Manager.
    • To understand and comply with all statutory and legal requirements that are relevant such as Health and Safety, COSHH, and all aspects of the care Standards Act.
    • Take adequate precautions to safeguard the health and safety of others. Remember, we work in an environment where people tend to wander around, so extra vigilance must be      maintained in relation to flexes, cleaners and their attachments, cleaning fluids, spillage’s etc. Report any accidents or untoward occurrences to the senior person on duty and ensure that the correct book is filled in accordingly.
    • To respect and maintain confidentiality of Residents personal information at all times, including Residents right to privacy, dignity and choice.
    • To be approachable and interactive with colleagues, contributing to team meetings and training. Development and support of team members as appropriate.
    • Ensure that Carebase is a friendly and supportive caring environment.

    Job Context

    An essential member of the Carebase team, you will be interacting and communicating on a regular basis with all colleagues, residents and relatives.

    Core Values

    • Care and compassion.
    • Respect and appreciation.
    • Teamwork and enjoyment.
    • Focus and best practice.
    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Recognition and reward.
    • Creativity and innovation.
    • Development and investment.
    • We will sustainably fulfil our mission and vision by building a strong financial platform.

    To ensure that Carebase’s high standards of cleanliness are met.

    Key Measures

    • Responsibility for Personal Training and Development.
    • Mandatory Training is up to Date.
    • Results and feedback from Home inspections.
    • Person specification.
    • Good Communication, Friendly and helpful.
    • Able to manage time and tasks effectively.
    • Reliable and punctual.
    • Understanding of COSHH.
    • Excellent personal hygiene.
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  • Rehabilitation Support Worker, 1 Sewardstone Close, East London£8.20 per hour

    Join a rewarding company who have won Care Employer of the year 2015 and become part of their acquired brain injury home1SC.

    Job Description for "Rehabilitation Support Worker"

    Job Description

    Job Purpose – To work as an integral part of the caring team, delivering the highest standards of personalised care to residents, ensuring that everyone is treated with respect and dignity, and that individual’s rights to privacy, dignity, independence and choice are met.

    Key Responsibilities

    • To provide the highest level of personal care (toileting, bathing etc) and attention to residents, following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive. To act as a key worker for a named group of residents, ensuring that these responsibilities are carried out in full.
    • To understand and comply with all statutory and legal requirements which are relevant such as Health & Safety, COSHH, all aspects of the Care Standards Act, to maintain a safe environment throughout the home.
    • To always be alert to residents physical and mental well being, immediately reporting any accidents or changes in a resident’s condition to a senior person on duty, and to accurately maintain and update residents’ records as required.
    • To respect and maintain confidentiality of resident’s personal information at all times, this includes resident’s behaviour and actions and any incidents that may occur in the course of day to day care.
    • Be understanding and patient towards residents and their needs, and encourage, assist and support residents to participate in leisure activities as appropriate to the individual, ensuring their social and emotional needs are met. This also includes escorting residents to outside appointments and leisure outings.
    • Responsible for making and changing beds, tidying resident’s, undertaking light cleaning duties as needed, ensure any maintenance work is reported and generally assisting in ensuring that The Enable Care Home is kept clean, pleasant and welcoming at all times.
    • Helping to serve meals and drinks at meal times and other times when required, taking care to present meals and refreshments in an attractive way, with polite and courteous service. Also, to provide the appropriate level of support and help for residents who need assistance with feeding and dressing.
    • To be an active and supportive member of the Care team, contributing to team meetings, training and development, ensuring good communication and helping new team members as appropriate, ensuring that Enable Care is a friendly and supportive working environment.

    Relevant facts and figures relating to the job

    Key worker to designated residents

    Keep in constant contact with nurses and other carers

    Job context

    This role is a team role, but with clear responsibility for specified residents. Clear communication with other team members is essential.

    Key challenges

    To ensure that Enable Care values of trust, respect and care are always maintained and that each team member treats residents in the way that they would expect to be treated themselves.

    Core Values

    • Care & Compassion for every life we touch.
    • Respect & Appreciation for each other.
    • Teamwork & Enjoyment in working together.
    • Focus & Discipline on improving the quality of care.
    • Creativity & Innovation to develop effective solutions.
    • Honesty & Integrity in all dealings.
    • We will provide an environment that residents, their families, staff and our communities are proud of.
    • We will sustainably fulfil our Mission and Vision by building a strong financial platform.

     

    Key measures

    Mandatory training is up to date

    Personal accountability for own Training and Development needs

    Person specification

    Good numeracy and literacy skills

    A warm and friendly disposition

    Good communication skills, able to put others at ease

    A strong team worker

    Reliable and punctual

    Willingness to develop new skills.

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  • Care Assistant, London, E4£7.50 per hour

    Join a rewarding company that has won Care Employer of the year 2015 at their Ashbrook Court care home. We are currently recruiting for an experienced care assistant to join friendly team.

    Job Description for "Care Assistant"

    Job Description

    Key Responsibilities:

    • To provide the highest level of personal care (toileting, washing, bathing etc) and attention to Residents, following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive. To act as a key worker for a named group of Residents, ensuring that these responsibilities are carried out in full.
    • To understand and comply with all statutory and legal requirements which are relevant such as Health & Safety, COSHH, all aspects of the Care Standards Act, to maintain a safe environment throughout the Home.
    • To participate in the formulation and maintenance of individual care plans for each Resident and
      administer medication to Residents as prescribed, accurately maintaining appropriate records for both.
    • To liaise with other care professionals relating to the care needs of the Residents.
    • To always be alert to Residents – physical and mental well being, immediately reporting any accidents or changes in a Resident’s condition to a senior person on duty, and to accurately maintain and update Residents’ records as required.
    • To respect and maintain confidentiality of Resident’s personal information at all times, this includes resident’s behaviour and actions and any incidents that may occur in the course of day to day care.
    • Be understanding and patient towards residents and their needs, and encourage, assist and support Residents to participate in leisure activities
      as appropriate to the individual, ensuring their social and emotional needs are met. This also includes escorting Residents to outside appointments and leisure outings.
    • Responsible for making and changing beds, tidying Resident’s room, undertaking light cleaning duties as
      needed, ensure any maintenance work is reported and generally assisting in ensuring that the Carebase
      Home is kept clean, pleasant and welcoming at all times.
    • Helping to serve meals and drinks at meal times and other times when required, taking care to present meals and refreshments in an attractive way, with polite and courteous service. Also, to provide the appropriate level of support and help for Residents who need assistance with feeding and dressing.
    • To be an active and supportive member of the Care team, contributing to team meetings, training and development, ensuring good communication ensuring that Carebase is a friendly and supportive working environment.

    Relevant facts and figures relating to the job

    Key worker to designated Residents.
    Formal supervision of junior staff.

    Job Context
    This role is a team role, but with clear responsibility for specified Residents along with overseeing and supervising care teams. Clear communication with other team members is essential.

    Key Challenges

    To supervise and support the care team, ensuring that Carebase’s values of trust, respect and care are always maintained and that each team member treats residents in the way that they would expect to be treated themselves.

    Core Values:

    • Care and compassion.
    • Respect and appreciation.
    • Teamwork and enjoyment.
    • Focus and best practice.
    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Recognition and reward.
    • Creativity and innovation.
    • Development and investment.
    • We will sustainably fulfil our mission and vision by building a
      strong financial platform.

    Key Measures

    Mandatory training is up to date.
    Personal accountability for own training and development needs.

    Person Specification

    Good numeracy and literacy skills.
    A warm and friendly disposition.
    Good communication skills, able to put others at ease.
    A strong team worker.
    Reliable and punctual.
    Willingness to develop new skills.

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  • Care Assistant, Cambridge£8.00 per hour

    Join a rewarding company who have won Care Employer of the year 2015 and become part of their friendly team at Bramley Court care home.

    Job Description for "Care Assistant"

    Job Description

    Key Responsibilities:

    • To provide the highest level of personal care (toileting, washing, bathing etc) and attention to Residents, following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive. To act as a key worker for a named group of Residents, ensuring that these responsibilities are carried out in full.
    • To understand and comply with all statutory and legal requirements which are relevant such as Health & Safety, COSHH, all aspects of the Care Standards Act, to maintain a safe environment throughout the Home.
    • To participate in the formulation and maintenance of individual care plans for each Resident and administer medication to Residents as prescribed, accurately maintaining appropriate records for both.
    • To liaise with other care professionals relating to the care needs of the Residents.
    • To always be alert to Residents – physical and mental wellbeing, immediately reporting any accidents or changes in a Resident’s condition to a senior person on duty, and to accurately maintain and update Residents’ records as required.
    • To respect and maintain confidentiality of Resident’s personal information at all times, this includes resident’s behaviour and actions and any incidents that may occur in the course of day to day care.
    • Be understanding and patient towards residents and their needs, and encourage, assist and support Residents to participate in leisure activities as appropriate to the individual, ensuring their social and emotional needs are met. This also includes escorting Residents to outside appointments and leisure outings.
    • Responsible for making and changing beds, tidying Resident’s room, undertaking light cleaning duties as needed, ensure any maintenance work is reported and generally assisting in ensuring that the Carebase Home is kept clean, pleasant and welcoming at all times.
    • Helping to serve meals and drinks at meal times and other times when required, taking care to present meals and refreshments in an attractive way, with polite and courteous service. Also, to provide the appropriate level of support and help for Residents who need assistance with feeding and dressing.
    • To be an active and supportive member of the Care team, contributing to team meetings, training and development, ensuring good communication ensuring that Carebase is a friendly and supportive working environment.

    Relevant facts and figures relating to the job

    Key worker to designated Residents. Formal supervision of junior staff.

    Job Context This role is a team role, but with clear responsibility for specified Residents along with overseeing and supervising care teams. Clear communication with other team members is essential.

    Key Challenges

    To supervise and support the care team, ensuring that Carebase’s values of trust, respect and care are always maintained and that each team member treats residents in the way that they would expect to be treated themselves.

    Core Values:

    • Care and compassion.
    • Respect and appreciation.
    • Teamwork and enjoyment.
    • Focus and best practice.
    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Recognition and reward.
    • Creativity and innovation.
    • Development and investment.
    • We will sustainably fulfil our mission and vision by building a strong financial platform.

    Key Measures

    Mandatory training is up to date. Personal accountability for own training and development needs.

    Person Specification

    Good numeracy and literacy skills. A warm and friendly disposition. Good communication skills, able to put others at ease. A strong team worker. Reliable and punctual. Willingness to develop new skills.

    Apply Now