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Care Assistant -Orwell Housing



13th October 2021

Employer description

Why Orwell?

We are a Sunday Times Top 100 Employer and a Silver Standard Investors in People accredited organisation. We aim to provide a supportive working environment alongside a non-judgmental and open culture, that promotes workplace wellbeing.

Blackbourne View is situated in the village of Ixworth, West Suffolk.

Working in partnership with Housing 21, Blackbourne View consists of 33 self-contained one- and two-bedroom apartments across two floors. Each apartment is fully accessible for wheelchair users.

Main description

We are looking for someone who understands it’s the little things that can make the biggest difference – making a difference together is at the heart of what we do.

Our Care Assistants support our customers with all aspects of their day-to-day living, including personal care.

You will enable our customers to maintain their dignity and independence and lead fulfilling lives. You will be warm and friendly and have a natural caring nature, great sense of humour and a positive energy that brings a smile to people’s faces.

Do you want to feel that you are doing more than just a job?
Are you someone who has cared for a loved one or friend and feel that you have more to give?
Do you love being on the go, love a bit of variety and would like to help people who have changing needs to remain as independent as possible in their own homes?
All our customers ask of you is that you have the time to listen, you respect them, and you are understanding and patient.

This is not only a chance to make a difference to other people’s lives, but also your own. We offer a real family feel here at Orwell and caring about each other is what really matter.

About you:

you have a positive energy that brings smiles to people’s faces
you are a great listener with a caring and supportive attitude
you want to make a difference every day
you focus on the individual and not the routine

What we offer

As part of our benefits package, you can enjoy –

-22 - 26 days annual leave (pro rata) plus bank holidays

-access to the Orwell Rewards platform

-reward and recognition awards

-free DBS checks

-free Hepatitis vaccination

-free Flu vaccination

-wellbeing promise

-the opportunity to be a part of something truly special

-great training programme

-work with a silver accredited Investors in People and Best Companies listed organisation

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 01/11/2021


£9.21 per hour


This job is located in Ixworth, Suffolk

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