You will be providing personal care and support to our guests through a variety of tasks. Your care will make a real difference to peoples lives and we are looking for individuals who have the ability, skills and passion to assist vulnerable people and take pride in their work. You will be supported by our dedicated lead carers and home management team. No previous experience is necessary as full training will be provided.
Who we are looking for
You’ll need the following skills and qualities:
• Experience in care desired, whether that be in employment or on a personal level.
• Level 2 Qualification in Health and Social care or a willingness to work towards this within 12 months of being in post.
• Have a strong interest in working in Adult care services and desire to make a difference.
• Be enthusiastic, caring, friendly and compassionate.
• A driving licence and willingness to drive company vehicles is desirable.
Our home provides care on a 24 hour basis, 7 days a week including weekends and bank holidays. This means we need reliable and flexible staff working within our service.
The shift patterns are:
• Morning shift – 7:00am – 1:30pm
• Afternoon shift – 1:30pm – 8:00pm
• Long day shift – 7:00am – 8:00pm
• Night shift – 8:00pm – 7:15am
These shifts may be subject to change, and you may be required to work alternative shift patterns dependant on operational requirements.
Why you should apply
Working at Strode Park is rewarding on so many levels and we are pleased to be able to offer our valued staff members the following benefits:
• Excellent training and it’s paid
• Paid Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS)
• Meals provided
• Competitive rates of pay
• You’ll be eligible to refer family and friends to also work at Strode and be rewarded £250 for doing so
• Retention bonus earn up to £1,500 if you stay in employment with us (Terms and Conditions apply)
Our values underpin everything we do at Strode Park Foundation. We employ truly inspirational people who make our care setting a remarkable place to work. Together we offer high quality care which meet the needs of children and adults with disabilities, helping them to achieve their goals and live the life they choose
Strode Park Foundation regards the Covid-19 vaccination as a positive measure and note that vaccination is to become a mandatory requirement for staff who work in care homes from 16 September unless medically exempt. Candidates applying for a role at Strode Park Foundation will be expected to have received their vaccination against coronavirus as part of our pre-employment process before commencing employment. Please let us know if you have not managed to arrange to receive the vaccine. If you have a medical reason as to why you are not able to have the vaccine or you have any questions on the vaccination, please contact the HR team on 01227373292 who will gladly assist you with this.
Strode Park Foundation has been caring since 1946, providing vital care, support services, care at home, supported living opportunities and day and leisure services for children and adults with a range of disabilities.
This job is based at Strode Park House in Herne. This building is set in 14 acres of beautiful grounds. It is a nursing and residential home offering both long and short-term care for adults aged 18 and upwards. Our home is registered for 55 beds, and we offer a relaxed homely environment for our residents. We are also pleased to be able to offer short-term neuro-rehabilitation and respite care.
Interested in applying?
For more information, please see the Job Description and Person Specification.
The post is subject to the relevant Disclosure check being obtained from the Disclosure and Barring Service. Strode Park is an equal opportunities employer.
Should you require the application forms to be supplied in a different format due to a disability, please do not hesitate to contact the HR team on 01227 373292 who will gladly assist you with this.
Strode Park is committed to ensuring all disabled applicants that meet the minimum criteria for the role are guaranteed an interview and will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.
Strode Park is proud to be a Disability Confident Employer, an accreditation given to organisations that pledge to actively seek out and hire skilled disabled people, and to positively change attitudes, behaviours and cultures, within their businesses, supply chain and local communities.
Strode Park is an equal opportunities employer.
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