Care Assistant

About the Role

As a Care Assistant, you will work closely with team members in maintaining a high level of professional care to all our clients. Our clients may be elderly or have physical or learning disabilities, so you will provide compassionate, high quality care where you will be involved in a wide range of activites, such as, organising activities (such as arts/crafts) and assisting the service users with any of their personal needs. 

About you

Ideally, you will have caring experience from a similar role, however, you will be passionate about providing a high level of care and will be flexible in your approach as our clients have a wide variety of needs.

About Us

St John Ambulance works at the heart of communities, providing first aid, keeping people safe at events and working alongside the NHS in response to 999 calls. Much of our front-line delivery is provided by our dedicated and highly-trained volunteers.

Every year, hundreds of thousands of people, many of them under 18, also learn how to save a life through our training, education and youth programmes.

Over the next decade, we have bold ambitions to help transform out-of-hospital care, having a positive impact on the people we treat, the communities we serve, and our own people.

We are a team of over 1,600 employees and 18,000 volunteers, united by our goal of saving lives through first aid, training and campaigning.

Your wellbeing is very important to us, we, therefore, provide a variety of confidential services to help manage your money, health and mental wellbeing which you can start using from the moment you join.

You will receive; Competitive salary, fantastic pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, health and wellbeing portal, access to discounts portal including gym discounts, high street stores and restaurants and access to our confidential assistance programme.

 
Interview Date: 19th May 2019
 
Application Review Date: 5th May 2019
We may review applications before the Application Review Date, however, if you apply after the Application Review Date, your application may not be considered. We will accept applications until we have successfully filled the role

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Community

Location
Whitstable

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