Name of home
Kew House Care Home
Number of hours
40hrs over 7 days
31st January 2021
Permanent - Full Time
£10.00 per hour
Do you want to work for a multi-award winning care provider?
Hallmark Care Homes is a family run business, our vision is to be recognised as the leading provider of high quality, relationship centred care for all residents.
As a Lifestyles Assistant, you will support the provision of meaningful, enjoyable, engaging and stimulating activities. You will get stuck in with the planning, organising, promoting and implementing of these in the Home for all residents. You will make sure that best practice guidelines for relationship-centred care, clinical care and dementia care are adhered to at all times.
As the Lifestyles Assistant you will proactively engage with and support the activities programme in the Home. You will provide support to the Lifestyles Coordinator / Lifestyles Team Leader to ensure other team members and residents know about and are engaged in the activities programme.
You will have a caring and compassionate nature, coupled with an enthusiasm and energy that will enable our residents to engage, participate and enjoy the activities provided within the home.
Skills & Experience
We're looking for people who hold a minimum of two GCSE's, one of which must be English Language, at Grade C or above (or equivalent), ideally have an NVQ HSC Level 2 or QCF HSC Award 2 (or higher) in Health and Social Care (or equivalent) but this is not essential. We offer a comprehensive training and development package to support the achievement of skills and qualifications.
You will have experience of supporting the organising and scheduling programmes of events or activities and have great organisation skills, listening skills, good written, non-verbal and verbal communication skills. We require a basic knowledge of and competence in core Microsoft Office applications (e.g. Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint) and Windows based operating environments
Previous experience of working within a care home and with older people is desirable.
At Hallmark Care Homes, we have dedicated team members which are chosen for their compassionate natures as well as their qualifications and experience. We provide relationship-centred care, placing the needs of the individual at the very centre of what we do. We also have some great benefits to reward our team members, such as competitive salaries, excellent training and development opportunities.
What benefits do we offer?
As well as competitive salaries we offer some great benefits including:
- 28 days holiday
- Excellent Induction training
- Ongoing career training and development
- Optional health care plan
- Workplace Pension
How to apply:
If this sounds like a job for you, and you are interested in applying for this vacancy, please click the ‘apply now’ button below and submit your CV to us.