Night Care Assistant

Location : Reydon

Night Care Assistant – Pitches View, Reydon

£9.80 per hour (£9,173 per year; £19,365 FTE)

18 hours per week; 2 nights per week

Job Ref: PV028

Pitches View is situated in the village of Reydon, one mile north-west of Southwold, Suffolk. Reydon and Southwold have a number of local amenities including a doctor’s surgeries, dentists, shops, hotels and restaurants, allotments and village hall.

The Role

As an Orwell Night 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.

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 of you is that you have the time to listen, you respect them, and you are understanding and patient.

About you

  • 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
  • Free DBS checks, Flu and Hepatitis B vaccination
  • Introduce someone you know referral scheme (earn up to £300)
  • Discounts via our Orwell rewards platform

Closing date: 29th May 2022

Interviews: 7th June 2022

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.