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Care Assistant

To assist the nursing staff in providing care on an individual basis appropriate to the social, emotional and physical needs of the patient, in line with the Patient Charter of Rights, and under the Nursing Home Minimum Standards.


Successful candidates must be willing to register with NISCC 


Due to the shift patterns available all applicants are required to be aged 18+ (11 hour shifts)

Important Information
Date Posted: 23rd November 2021
Closing Date: 7th December 2021
Industry: Healthcare
Job Type: Full time
Salary: £9.08p/h
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About the role


Reporting: Senior Care Assistant / Staff Nurse

Responsibilities:

  • Working as part of a team to deliver excellent quality, person-centred care to all residents
  • Enriching the lives of residents through the organisation and delivery of activities
  • Updating and maintaining records in line with patient care
  • Supporting the nursing team to ensure compliance with policies and procedures

Ideal candidate:

  • Caring nature
  • Excellent communication skills, specifically with the elderly
  • Committed to consistently delivering a high standard of care
  • Team player


Benefits:
Working with an Award-winning team with family values
Comprehensive paid induction
Wide variety of training provided
Career development opportunities
Flexibility of shifts
Free car parking* and uniform
Incentives for employee referrals*
Health and wellbeing initiatives
Team building initiatives
*T&C’s apply

A satisfactory enhanced AccessNI check will be required for this post

If successful please be aware that we do have a policy on the recruitment of ex-offenders. As per the Access NI Code of Practice, Macklin Care Homes also has a policy on the secure handling, use, storage and retention of disclosure information. Copies of these documents along with the Access NI Code of Practice are available upon request by contacting the HR Department.

It is Macklin Care Homes Policy that any existence of a criminal conviction will not necessarily lead to the withdrawal of a job offer, but the failure to fully and accurately disclose all criminal convictions will lead to the withdrawal of the offer.

 

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What you will need

Required criteria

  • Caring nature
  • Excellent communication skills, specifically with the elderly
  • Committed to consistently delivering a high standard of care
  • Team player

Desired criteria

  • Experience in a similar position (not essential- full training will be given)

Professional skills you’ll need for this job opportunity

Communication

Communication

Teamwork

Teamwork

Building Relationships

Building Relationships

Macklin Care Homes

We care with heart because… We are undeniably proud of our history and passionate about our future! From the moment we opened our first Care Home in Northern Ireland 30 years ago, we knew we could make a difference in people’s lives.

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Macklin Care Homes, headed by the Macklin family and part of the Macklin Group, have been caring for people for over 30 years. We’ve taken all our experience over all those years to bring the very best of our knowledge and our expertise to you. We’re experts at what we do. We’re not just another Care Home, we’re a family first and foremost and we treat everyone we come into contact with as one of our very own. From staff to residents to relatives to suppliers to the postman – we’re all one big community! We have Six Locations - Park Manor/Belfast, Arlington/Belfast, Our Lady's/Belfast, Milesian Manor/Magherafelt, Ratheane/Coleraine, and Leabank in Ballycastle.

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Want a job you'll love? Can you make a real difference to the lives of others? We are looking to recruit great people to work in care and in return, we will bring out the best in you. At Macklin Care Homes you will work as part of an award-winning team who are valued for their contribution, with opportunities for career development, as well as a friendly and rewarding working environment. If you are a compassionate person who cares with heart we would like to hear from you. We are proud of our values and unique positive culture that we live each and every day. This is reflective of our relationships with our residents, their relatives, our suppliers and the local community.

Our benefits

As a family-run organisation, we live and breathe our core values of treating people really well, trust, dedication and continuous development. Once you join us, you not only become a member of the team but a member of our family. Caring with heart is at the core of everything we do – with our residents and team members.

Employee Development Programs

Free Parking

Referral bonus

Long Service Recognition

Care Assistant

We care with heart because… We are undeniably proud of our history and passionate about our future! From the moment we opened our first Care Home in Northern Ireland 30 years ago, we knew we could make a difference in people’s lives.