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We are looking for Care Assistants to join the Excelcare team at Etheldred Care Home in Histon, Cambridge. Excelcare is a family owned care home group established for over 30 years. Offering great care every day is central to everything we do. What you can expect: Salary: £9.44 p/h to £9.75 p/h depending on experience and qualifications. Full time day and night shifts available from 8am-8pm/8pm - 8am, Monday - Sunday. You must be able to work weekends. About the role: As a Care Assistant you will work as part of a team providing physical, emotional, spiritual and social support. You will continually promote independence, choice, dignity and respect to the people living our homes by delivering the very best standards of care. Supporting people with personal care such as washing, personal hygiene, dressing and assisting with meals. Completing current and appropriate documentation which includes daily record keeping, charts and care plans. What we require from you: Ideally you will have some experience in a care environment either in a care home, as a home care worker or caring for a loved one. As a Care Assistant you'll have a desire to work in elderly and dementia care. You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, be kind, reliable, empathic and recognise that the needs of each person we care for is individual. Here are some of the amazing benefits on offer in return for your hard work: Highly competitive rates of pay 28 days including Bank holidays Contributory Pension Scheme Annual Pay Review Benefits package offering fantastic discounts at over 2500 retail outlets, cinemas, gyms and restaurants Enhanced Bank holiday pay Refer a Friend Scheme rewarding up to £600 for every person you refer DBS Certificate funded by Excelcare Terms and conditions apply If you are interested in this position please apply online today, we look forward to hearing from you. Excelcare are an equal opportunities employer. We appreciate that you may feel cautious regarding the Covid 19 situation we are all experiencing, however please be assured that we are following all guidance from Public Health England in respect to the provision of personal protective equipment (PPE) to all staff and volunteers - yours and our residents safety are at the heart of everything we do.

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