Care Assistant (Nights)

Vacancy within Mayflower Care Home




Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- South East England -- Kent -- Gravesend

Job Type

27 September 2017

Closing date
31 Oct 2017 23:59

Mayflower Care Home - Gravesend

Mayflower Care Home’s philosophy is to create a secure, relaxed happy and homely atmosphere for the residents to live in and for the staff to work in. We specialise in providing quality nursing and residential care for the elderly.  

It is our aim to preserve the self-respect of those who depend on the support of others. We feel that those who live at Mayflower Care Home in Gravesend should do so with dignity, have the respect of those who support them and be entitled to live a full and active life, given the fundamental right to self-determination and individuality within the framework of a care home offering nursing care.

Care Assistant - (Night Shifts)

As a Care Assistant you will show warmth and support to the residents, helping to promote independence and dignity and positively enhancing the lives of individuals in your care. Your main responsibilities will be to provide a high level of care to our residents ensuring their wellbeing, giving personal care, maintaining a high level of hygiene, accurately recording observations in accordance with the resident’s conditions, informing the Senior Sister on duty of any changes and responding accordingly, serving meals and assisting our residents as necessary.

Ideally you will have some experience in the Healthcare sector and previous experience of working with the elderly with dementia or complex needs would be an advantage.  However we would also be interested to hear from applicants who have no prior experience but have a caring nature and are looking to pursue a career in the Healthcare sector.  We will provide you with all the training you need to be successful in the role.   The Canford Healthcare Group also provides all employees the opportunity to develop their career by gaining appropriate qualifications, for example NVQ’s Level 2 & 3.

If you would like to join our successful team please select “apply now” and forward us your CV. If you have no prior experience we would also like to receive a cover letter explaining why you wish to pursue a career in the Healthcare sector.

Mayflower Care Home is part of the Canford Healthcare group of homes.

Contact information

Tayler O'Leary