Care Assistant (Nights), Kenton House, Harrow, London

We are looking to recruit Part Time Night Care Assistant at our care home in Harrow, to help us provide quality care for the residents and enhance their daily lives.

Location: 70 Draycott Avenue, Kenton, Harrow,

Salary: £10.50 per hour

Hours: 22 Hours Tuesday and Sunday

We are looking to recruit a Care Assistant who can demonstrate compassion and empathy in their approach to caring for older people, either through previous roles in social care or in other roles.

The role of a Care Assistant involves creating an atmosphere that is warm and welcoming, ensuring that every resident enjoys life with us to the full. Promoting the physical, social, intellectual and emotional wellbeing of our residents, you will assist in the promotion of their independence. Duties will include providing assistance to residents with their personal care to include washing, dressing and assisting residents in all aspects of their daily lives as required.

Previous experience for this role is not essential but if you have the right values for our organisation, you will be supported by a programme of continuous training and development and if successful you must be willing to undertake training to achieve NVQ Level 2 qualification or equivalent.

Ideally, some experience in a similar role within the care, health or social care setting, although this is not as essential as your genuine desire to develop a career in this field.
A relevant NVQ Level 2 qualification or equivalent, however if not training will be provided as a requirement of the job role

Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well as part of a dedicated team. A compassionate, can-do person with experience supporting older people. To you, it’s more than just a job. It’s a role where you happily go the extra mile to make a difference to the lives of older people. A belief in giving your personal best at all times.

At Kenton House you’ll find 11 spacious and bright bedrooms all with en-suite facilities. Located in a quiet residential area in Harrow, Kenton House is a small and friendly residential home offering high quality and standards of care and accommodation. We have a wonderful team of staff who are dedicated, knowledgeable and professional. They empower our residents to make their own decisions and spend time creating a friendly, warm and homely environment.

We have a strong ethos at the house to be well connected to the community, so over the last four years we’ve spent time working with schools and colleges to help promote student development and working with North London Hospices to ensure that our residents needs are respected and person-centred.

Kenton House is situated in an excellent location; we are close to Kenton tube station, local shops, churches, a four minute walk to the local supermarket, and six minute drive to Harrow town centre.

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Job Closing Date:
31 January 2020

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