Job Vacancies

We currently have Job vacancies at Westfield House please see list below. These Jobs have been added 07.04.2021

 

Domestic Assistant

Salary – £9.25 – £9.50

Two positions available, both 16 hours per week.

 We are looking for an enthusiastic, friendly and team focused individual to work as a Domestic Assistant in our care home based in Loughborough. We currently have two part time positions available, one day shift position and one evening shift position.

The Abbeyfield Loughborough Society is a not-for-profit organisation that provides specialist dementia care, and is run by a committed board of Trustees. We are a varied team of all different ages and walks of life, and not all of our staff are from a care background. If you are looking to try something different and rewarding but haven’t previously worked in the care industry, we provide full training for our staff members new and old and there is always on-going training, learning and development to be had within our home.

Working at Westfield House is not only a job, but it’s a home from home. Our staff and residents build close bonds and we are very proud of our dedicated staff.

We have a vast range of staff from activities to kitchen, office to care and domestic to maintenance. Who all come together as a team to provide the best support and environment for our resident’s and staff alike to thrive in.

There is always plenty going on in our home for our staff and residents to take part in including summer garden parties, coffee mornings, themed activities and events which are held throughout the year. There are great memories to be made by being part of our team, knowing you are giving our residents the care and support as well as the laughs and joy they truly deserve.

Working as part of a team, you will be expected –
* To clean and maintain the cleanliness of all public areas, including corridors, stairs and all bathrooms and toilets
* To clean and maintain the cleanliness of individual Resident’s rooms including en-suite facilities
* To assist with bed making when required
* To assist in the laundry when required
* To operate and maintain cleanliness of all mechanical cleaning aids in accordance with the operating instructions
* To inform the Housekeeper of any supplies that are required
* To inform the Senior member of staff on duty of any repairs or maintenance issues
* To ensure that all cleaning materials and equipment are correctly used and stored safely when not in use
* To work in co-operation with all other staff members and Volunteers
* To be aware of and comply with safe working practices as laid down by the Health & Safety at Work Act
* To attend training events and staff meetings as required.
* To immediately report all accidents to the Senior Member of staff on duty.
* To respect the confidential nature of personal information
* To uphold and promote equal opportunities within the Care Home
* To complete any other task as directed by the Senior Care Worker or Registered/Deputy Care Home Manager.

Night Care Worker

Salary: £9.36-£9.95 per hour

55 hours over 4 week rota

 We are looking for an enthusiastic, friendly and team focused individual to work as a Night Care Worker in our care home based in Loughborough. We currently have a part time position available, 55 hours over a 4 week rota.

The Abbeyfield Loughborough Society is a not-for-profit organisation that provides specialist dementia care, and is run by a committed board of Trustees. We are a varied team of all different ages and walks of life, and not all of our staff are from a care background. If you are looking to try something different and rewarding but haven’t previously worked in the care industry, we provide full training for our staff members new and old and there is always on-going training, learning and development to be had within our home.

Working at Westfield House is not only a job, but it’s a home from home. Our staff and residents build close bonds and we are very proud of our dedicated staff.

We have a vast range of staff from activities to kitchen, office to care and domestic to maintenance. Who all come together as a team to provide the best support and environment for our resident’s and staff alike to thrive in.

There is always plenty going on in our home for our staff and residents to take part in including summer garden parties, coffee mornings, themed activities and events which are held throughout the year. There are great memories to be made by being part of our team, knowing you are giving our residents the care and support as well as the laughs and joy they truly deserve.

Working as part of a team, you will be expected –

* To ensure each resident receives assistance with all elements of their personal care to include washing, dressing and assisting residents in all aspects of daily living as required.

* To participate with the team for continual monitoring of each residents health needs. To include appropriate liaison with senior and relevant staff.

* To ensure residents choice and independence is respected and have knowledge of residents risk management plans.

* To help residents with mobility problems and other physical disabilities, including incontinence, and in the use and care of aids and personal equipment.

* To help serve meals, prepare and clear dining room and assist residents with eating as required.

* To make beds, tidy rooms, light cleaning and emptying of commodes.

* To care sensitively to residents who are unwell or requiring palliative care.

* To answer emergency bells and the door and greet visitors in a courteous manner.

* To participate in the key worker system as defined within the home.

* Encourage residents to be involved in the house. Welcome and encourage their participation in activities so that they can participate and remain emotionally and intellectually stimulated.

* Assist as required with social functions at the Home.

* Support and work closely with families and friends offering them professional and emotional support, sensitive to individual need.

* To assist as directed, in the preparation, implementation, review and update of all residents care plans in line with their personal wishes and preferences in accordance with Abbeyfield policies.

Essential Requirements –

Ability to communicate and interact well with people

* Good literacy and numeracy skills

* Ability to work well as part of a team.

A willingness to undertake training to achieve NVQ Level 2 qualification or equivalent

* Demonstrate an empathy and understanding of the needs of older people

Care Worker

28 hours per week

Wage range – £9.36 – £9.95 per hour

 We are looking for an enthusiastic, friendly and team focused individual to work as a Care Worker in our care home based in Loughborough. 

The Abbeyfield Loughborough Society is a not-for-profit organisation that provides specialist dementia care, and is run by a committed board of Trustees. We are a varied team of all different ages and walks of life, and not all of our staff are from a care background. If you are looking to try something different and rewarding but haven’t previously worked in the care industry, we provide full training for our staff members new and old and there is always on-going training, learning and development to be had within our home.

Working at Westfield House is not only a job, but it’s a home from home. Our staff and residents build close bonds and we are very proud of our dedicated staff.

We have a vast range of staff from activities to kitchen, office to care and domestic to maintenance. Who all come together as a team to provide the best support and environment for our resident’s and staff alike to thrive in.

There is always plenty going on in our home for our staff and residents to take part in including summer garden parties, coffee mornings, themed activities and events which are held throughout the year. There are great memories to be made by being part of our team, knowing you are giving our residents the care and support as well as the laughs and joy they truly deserve.

Working as part of a team, you will be expected –

* To ensure each resident receives assistance in all aspects of daily living as required, including all elements of their personal care e.g. washing and dressing.

* To continually monitor each resident’s health needs. To include appropriate liaison with Senior and relevant staff.

* To ensure residents choice and independence is respected and have knowledge of resident’s risk management plans.

* To help residents with mobility problems and other physical disabilities, including incontinence, and in the use and care of aids and personal equipment.

* To serve meals, prepare and clear dining room and assist residents with eating as required.

* To make beds, tidy rooms, light cleaning and emptying of commodes.

* To care sensitively to residents who are unwell or requiring palliative care.

* Escort residents to hospital out-patient appointments as required.

* Answer emergency bells and the door and greet visitors in a courteous manner.

* Encourage residents to be involved in the house. Welcome and encourage their participation in activities so that they can participate and remain emotionally and intellectually stimulated.

* Assist as required with social functions at the Home.

* Support and work closely with families and friends offering them professional and emotional support, sensitive to individual need.

* To assist as directed, in the preparation, implementation, review and update of all resident’s care plans in line with their personal wishes and preferences in accordance with Abbeyfield policies.

Essential Requirements –

Ability to communicate and interact well with people

* Good literacy and numeracy skills

* Ability to work well as part of a team.

A willingness to undertake training to achieve NVQ Level 2 qualification or equivalent

* Demonstrate an empathy and understanding of the needs of older people

 

Please email [email protected] for further information or to request an application form.

Or you can call 01509266605

Abbeyfield Loughborough Society Ltd operates an Equal Opportunities policy

Registered charity no. 238168