Night Care Assistant


Please note: The closing date for this vacancy has passed, and we are no longer accepting applications.

  • Location Leicester, LE4
  • Hours 35 hrs per week (average hours per week)
  • Pay £18,158.75 per annum
  • Closing date: 26 Aug 2021, 11:59 p.m.

You will be responsible for;

·  Providing a high quality of emotional, physical and social support to people who live in the home

·  Supporting individuals as needed with any medication, physical and personal care, according to their Support Plan.

·  To meet any specific needs that each person may have through the night, to ensure their comfort.

·  To ensure that the building is secure

Your working hours will be an average of 35 hours per week, worked; week 1 and 3 = 40 hours and week 2 and 4 = 30 hours

These hours are worked flexibly Monday - Sunday; between 9.15pm – 7.15am which includes the requirement to work weekends and Bank Holidays on a shift rota.

Previous experience, of a minimum of 12 months, of working with people in a residential or health setting is essential.

In return you will receive a competitive salary in line with the Health & social care sector, and a generous benefits package and investment in your personal growth with continuous training. 

Working for Vista means you will be working for one of the oldest and largest local charities in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, working with people with sight loss and their families.

We welcome applications from all candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic and are an equal opportunity employer. All candidates will be treated equally, and we will base decisions on appointments on the merits of the candidates.

Closing date:  Thursday 26th August 2021 - midnight

Interview Date: between 1st – 8th September 2021

If you do not hear from us within three weeks of the closing date, please assume you have regrettably not been selected for interview on this occasion.

Vista Reserves the right to withdraw this advert in the event of high volumes of applications received.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS.

Please note: To work in a care home in England from 11 November 2021, the post holder is required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 unless clinically exempt.

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