Do you want to join a company that cares? When joining Avery you can expect:
* highly competitive rates of pay * instant access to your wages. No need to wait for payday!* exclusive employee discounts incl. retail and leisure savings * excellent career development incl. formal training * free parking * well-supported environment *
33 hours per week, 3 x 12 hour shifts per week on a rota basis
£8.96 per hour
Aran Court Care Home, located in Birmingham are currently recruiting for dedicated and caring team players to join us as Care Assistants. As Care Assistant, it is desirable that you hold a Level 2 qualification in Health & Social Care (or equivalent), alongside experience of a similar role. It is equally important that you can demonstrate the right behaviours and attitude for working in an adult social care environment. A full induction programme will be provided, alongside formal training opportunities.
The role will require you to work shifts on a rota.
The key responsibilities of our Care Assistants include:
Provide person centred care and personal care to residents in all aspects of their daily living.
Supporting residents at meal times, in accordance with their individual needs.
Ensure the environment is maintained to a high standard including shared areas; ensure areas are decorated as rooms become vacant and that the whole environment is checked regularly to achieve the desired standards.
Contribute fully to team working, responding positively to colleagues and undertaking all reasonable work instructions promptly.
Take reasonable care of equipment used to carry out tasks, including general cleanliness and advising on any faults or the need for maintenance or replacement.
Practice safe systems of work across the range of tasks and in particular moving and handling of loads, by assessing risk and having due regard for personal safety and the safety of residents, visitors and staff.
Understand personal responsibilities with regard to Health and Safety at Work legislation, particularly in relation to moving and handling of residents and fire safety and evacuation procedures.
Take an active interest in your personal and professional development by contributing to supervision and appraisal meetings, attending team meetings, and participating in training sessions.
Adhere to all company and local policies/procedures.
Develop and maintain positive relationships with all residents, family, visitors and colleagues.
Please note that as part of the application and employment process you shall be asked to confirm your COVID-19 vaccination status, including if required, your agreement to be vaccinated if not yet administered, your agreement to ongoing vaccinations throughout the duration of your employment as well as confirming your agreement to regular COVID-19 testing. This information is required to ensure the safety and well-being of all our residents and staff, and shall be held in the strictest of confidence.
Avery Healthcare is an award-winning national care home provider, committed to delivering the highest standards of person centred care.
We are always seeking high-quality people to join our enthusiastic and dedicated teams across the UK.
The design of our homes and our carefully selected staff, when combined with our diligent approach to care, enables us to provide our residents with an enriching life and the opportunity to flourish.
Avery Healthcare is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults. This post will require an Enhanced DBS Disclosure the cost of which is met by Avery Healthcare.
Proof of eligibility to work in the UK is essential.
How does the pay compare?
Care workers and assistants at Avery Healthcare are typically paid £8.72–9.85 an hour.
This job pays £8.96 per hour.
Do care workers and assistants think Avery Healthcare head office understands what's happening where they work?
People think head office doesn’t understand what’s happening where they work
How we know this
100% of people think that this employer’s head office or owners don’t have a good understanding of what’s really happening where they work
Based on information from 23 job reviews
Why this matters
At a good job, the role of head office should be to support the people on the frontline serving customers.
To do that properly, the company’s owners or head office need to have a good understanding of what’s really happening on the frontline. This is especially important when a company owns multiple locations.
Are care workers and assistants given support to progress at Avery Healthcare?
Only some people are given support to progress here
How we know this
In the last year, 65% of people report not being given an opportunity to get better at their job, learn a new skill, learn to manage a team or get more responsibility in their role
Based on information from 20 job reviews
Why this matters
A good job should help you progress at work, if you want to. That might be supporting you to get better at the job you currently have, learn something new, manage a team or take on more responsibilities.
This means you’ll be able to build on your skills and experience, and earn more money.