Care Assistant
Washington - NE37 2AG

Job reference: NRD-CAS-013228

Location: Washington - NE37 2AG

Closing date: 28/09/2020

Salary: £14,798.16

Employment type: Permanent

Department: Care and Support

Hours per week: 30

Riverside have a new opportunity for a Care Assistant, working part time, on a permanent basis. You’ll earn £14,798 per annum.

You will be required to work 30 hours per week on a flexible basis.

Who you’ll be helping

Located near the centre of Washington, Willow Brook is a modern place to live for the over 55s with care needs. Individual packages are offered which include care delivered by on-site staff. Each of our apartments are adaptable depending on people’s needs.

While Riverside does have roles for Support Workers, this is a role perfect for those looking for care work.

What will you do?

As a trusted member of our team, you will be responsible for assisting in the delivery of quality care services to the standard required in line with ECHG purpose and values.

Day to day

Your key responsibilities as a Willow Brook Care Assistant will include:

• Provide assistance to Residents in need of physical personal care.
• Carry out individual work and tasks with Residents in line with support plans.
• Assist Residents to maintain or improve their quality of life.
• Recognise signs of distress in Residents.
• Give Residents control over their lives where possible.

For a deeper understanding of your responsibilities, take a look at the job description linked below.

Does this describe you?

You are flexible, empathetic, inclusive and resilient. Even better, you have excellent interpersonal and communication skills too.

You will have experience of working within a residential environment offering personal care to a diverse group of people. You have National Care Standards Awareness as well as knowledge of Housing, Health and Safety legislation and regulations. You have basic administration paired with demonstratable basic proficiency in Microsoft Office.

Click on the job description linked below to see a full list of our essential requirements.

What’s in it for you?

In return for your hard work and dedication, we offer you:

• Access to ongoing personal career development opportunities through Learning Zone
• Pension Scheme
• 25 days holiday per year
• Eye tests, glasses and lenses
• Riverside Rewards scheme and app, providing valuable access to discounted benefits including high street and online savings

Who are Riverside?

We are one of the UK’s leading social housing and regeneration organisations. We are a group of not-for-profit and commercial companies with a charitable housing association at our core. Operating across 150+ local authorities in England and Scotland and housing 90,000+ people, we are fully committed to improving the lives of thousands of individuals and families. We seek to transform lives and revitalise neighbourhoods.

Is Riverside for you?

We want you to feel empowered and that your voice is truly heard. Being a company focused on people, we treat our customers with this same respect.

We trust you to protect our customers, our people and our business and we see outstanding worth in those with the courage to take responsibility, innovate and find solutions.

Your focus on performance and ambition is rewarded with development opportunities. With Riverside, you can achieve.

If you’re thinking of joining us as a Care Assistant, we’d love to hear from you. We encourage applicants from all sections of the community so that we can truly reflect the neighbourhoods in which we work.

Please Note: Riverside are putting in measures to protect candidates and our colleagues from Covid-19. Whilst we are still continuing to recruit for this position and other roles in the organisation we will be implementing virtual interviews.



The closing date for this job has now passed.