Care Assistant
Orwell Care and Support
2d ago

The Role

As an Orwell Care Assistant, you will play a vital role in the lives of our customers, giving them the choice to stay in the comfort of their own homes and supporting them with everything they need to do to live well.

You will work mostly alone in someone’s home but will be part of a care team for the benefit and wellbeing of all the tenants who live at the service.

No two days will be the same and you will receive the learning and development you need to thrive in Orwell.

In caring for our customers, your main duties will include :

  • personal care
  • medication administration
  • supporting people through temporary or terminal illness
  • helping with eating and drinking
  • light domestic duties such as bed making
  • support with social, physical activities and mental stimulation such as hobbies and recreation
  • All our customers ask is that you have the time to listen, you respect them, and you are understanding and patient.

    About you

    You will be warm and friendly and have a natural caring nature, great sense of humour and a positive energy that brings a smile to people’s faces.

  • you are a great listener with a caring and supportive attitude
  • you want to make a difference every day
  • you focus on the individual and not the routine
  • you are warm and friendly and have a natural caring nature, great sense of humour and a positive energy that brings a smile to people’s faces
  • More reasons to apply

  • 22 days annual leave (pro rata) plus bank holidays
  • access to the Orwell Rewards platform
  • free DBS checks, Hepatitis and Flu vaccination
  • ongoing training and development
  • Interviews : Available Immediately

    Full PPE will be provided including certified face masks and will be required to be worn at all times in line with current Public Health England guidelines.

    Orwell is committed to safeguarding and safer employment and the principles of empowerment. Successful applicants will be required to complete an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

  • To be eligible for the £750 a joining bonus , you must meet the following criteria :
  • If you haven’t been working in the care industry for the previous 2 years OR have come straight from education (eg, college, sixth form, apprenticeship).
  • You must be employed for a minimum of 8 hours per week.
  • The scheme must be a CQC registered provider in Suffolk.
  • You must work for at least 12 weeks with Orwell and pass this starting period to qualify for the payment
  • Only applications received after 12th July are eligible for bonus
  • Key Words : Care Assistant


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