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Care Home vacancies (care-based roles)

  • Employer: Halton Borough Council
  • Reference: ADU/24/275536
  • Published: Mon 01/04/2024, 9:00 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 31/03/2025, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Evenings, Full Time, Nights, Part Time, Weekends, Flexible Hours
  • Hours: Various available hours
  • Salary: See details within advert
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Halton Borough Council, Cheshire

Care Home vacancies (care based roles)

There has never been a more exciting time to join Halton Borough Council. We are excited as a care home division to be involved in many projects, including the development of an electronic care recording system, recruitment of volunteers and plans for a refurbishment of all our homes. Because of this, we are looking to recruit to Care Roles within our homes to bring value and happiness to the lives of elderly people.

THE ROLES

Care Assistant HBC2 - £22,737 - £23,114 FTE, £11.79 - £11.98 per hour

Care and Support Worker HBC3 £23,500 - £23,893 FTE, £12.18 - £12.38 per hour

Reporting to the Registered Manager you will support residents in their daily lives from washing and dressing to eating meals and moving around safely.  You will take part in activities within the home, which could be anything from a relaxing drink in the garden to a competitive game of boules, nothing is off limits! You will be part of a supportive lively team who work together to help each other.

As a Care Assistant, you are key to ensuring that residents in our care homes are well looked after and happy. This role is essential to supporting the lives of elderly people, exploring their history, building relationships with their families and having a positive impact on their life.

Under the supervision of a registered nurse, as a Care and Support Worker, you will take an additional responsibility within the home to administration medication, and monitor residents’ physical health and wellbeing.  You will complete and review assessments and support plans as required in a strengths-based and person-centred manner.

There are a range of working hours and rotas available to meet your needs and that of the differing services.

ABOUT YOU

You will be genuinely enthusiastic about providing person-centred and strengths-based care to our elderly residents, supporting them to enhance their health and well-being and live meaningful lives. 

The successful candidate will share our values of supporting elderly residents to live happy and fulfilled lives, will have a patient and kind manner, as well as a drive to create a fun and positive atmosphere within the homes. 

Professional or personal experience of caring for someone would be beneficial but not essential as full training will be provided for our Care Assistant roles.

Professional experience in caring is essential and medication administration would be beneficial for our Care and Support Worker posts, but full training will be provided.

ABOUT US

Halton council owns 3 nursing homes in the borough, a residential home and reablement bed bases/community service.

  • Millbrow Care Home, Widnes- 44 bed nursing home – providing general nursing care and Dementia nursing care.
  • St Patricks, Widnes- 40 bed Nursing home – providing Dementia nursing care.
  • St Lukes, Runcorn, 56 bed Nursing home – providing Dementia nursing care.
  • Madeline McKenna – 23 bed residential home in Widnes
  • Oakmeadow – 29 bed reablement bed-based service in Widnes

All our homes have a range of activities and areas available to the individuals who live in them, including spacious garden areas. Care in our homes is personalised and focuses on the needs and wishes of everyone.   

Halton has amenities, attractions, and activities in abundance. The area offers endless opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, with three canals and miles of footpaths right on our doorstep.

The overarching Council vision is “Halton will be a thriving and vibrant borough where people can learn and develop their skills, enjoy a good quality of life with good health; a high quality, modern urban environment; the opportunity for all to fulfil their potential; greater wealth and equality; sustained by a thriving business community; and within safer, stronger and more attractive neighbourhoods”

BENEFITS

We provide a generous benefits package along with a flexible family-friendly working culture and opportunities for progression with a commitment to provide high quality training and CPD opportunities to all staff.

Here are some of our benefits:

  • Flexible Working Arrangements
  • 26 days annual leave + Bank Holidays (Increasing after 5 years’ service)
  • Local government Pension Scheme
  • Access to a range of learning and development opportunities
  • Free Car Parking
  • Employee Health Initiatives
  • Car Leasing Scheme
  • Salary Sacrifice Schemes
  • Employee Discounts

This is an excellent opportunity for you to develop your career in a supportive and team orientated environment.

APPLICATION PROCESS

We are actively reviewing applications so please don’t hesitate to submit yours. We wish to make the application process as straightforward as possible, so we just ask that you upload your CV and answer a couple of shortlisting questions.

For further information about any of our vacancies, please contact Karen Graham on 0151 511 7439.

At Halton Borough Council we want to ensure that our communities are represented across our workforce and a vital part of this is to encourage diversity in all respects. We are committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and tailored to best suit the needs and strength of the individual. This includes making adjustments for people with a disability, neurodiversity or with long-term health conditions. If you require accommodations, please reach out during the recruitment process so that we can make this the best possible experience for you – resourcing@halton.gov.uk

Downloads

  • Cautions and Convictions Flowchart
  • Guidance - Completing Your Online Application
  • Care Assistant
  • Care and Support Worker
  • Our Values Framework

How to Apply

To apply for this role, you should upload your CV and provide any supporting information via the Apply link below.

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  • Employer: Halton Borough Council
  • Reference: ADU/24/275536
  • Published: Mon 01/04/2024, 9:00 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 31/03/2025, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Evenings, Full Time, Nights, Part Time, Weekends, Flexible Hours
  • Hours: Various available hours
  • Salary: See details within advert
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Halton Borough Council, Cheshire

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