Nottingham Community Housing Association - Care Assistant - Watcombe Circus


Location:  Nottingham

Salary: £14,856 - £15,695 pa

Closing Date: 9th November 2016

Full time (37 hours per week) and part time (30 hours per week) contract available

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Are you are confident and creative, empathetic and compassionate? Do you and want a job where no two days are the same? Then this could be for you!

Watcombe Circus is a registered care home providing person centred care and support for adults with a learning disability.

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Care Assistant who is passionate about making a difference in peoples’ lives.

The role is varied and includes support with personal care, delivering activities, domestic duties and emotional support. A willingness to learn and a desire to support people to live happy, fulfilled and independent lives is essential.

The project is staffed 24 hours a day so the successful candidate will be required to work on a shift basis over a 24 hour period including weekends, bank holidays and sleep ins; a 33% bonus is paid for waking nights and double time paid for Christmas and New Year shifts. In addition, an allowance of £35.27 is also paid for sleep-ins.

Come work for us and enjoy the benefits below:  

  • Competitive salary
  • 36.5 days leave
  • Pension Scheme
  • Salary Sacrifice Options for Pensions and Childcare Vouchers
  • Family Friendly Working Policies
  • Free Training
  • Free Enhanced DBS
  • Benefits scheme offering discounts/offers with wide range of retailers
  • Health cashback plan 

All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check; costs will be met by NCHA.

Interviews:    22nd November 2016

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates; as black and minority ethnic (BME) employees are currently under-represented in our organisation, we would particularly welcome applications from BME applicants.

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Priority will be given to staff currently in a redeployment situation.

Last updated: 27 October 2016