If you\'re looking for a rewarding role within a supportive and friendly environment, then look no further. Rapport Housing and Care, one of the leading care and housing providers for older people in the south east, is looking for Night Carers to join the bank at Rogers House, our established residential care home in Medway.
With new developments in the pipeline and an in-house training programme available to all staff, its an exciting time to join our team and get started in your new career.
If you are a caring and compassionate person with patience and a willingness to learn, we want to hear from you.
Main duties include (but are not limited to):
Assisting residents with all aspects of their personal care needs
Supporting residents in their daily life e.g eating, activities, housekeeping etc
Reading and updating daily records / care plans
Answering emergency bells, telephone and entrance door, and greeting visitors.
Are caring, compassionate, patient and understanding of older people
Have an understanding of health and safety and the knowledge/ willingness to be trained in relevant procedures
Have excellent communication and teamwork skills
Understand different values and cultures
Have good timekeeping skills and professionalism
We want to hear from you if you can:
Be a team player and listen attentively
Train for and take on additional responsibilities, prioritising as necessary
Respect the dignity and privacy of all those you come into contact with
Apply your knowledge and training in the workplace
Uphold the policies and procedures of the organisation
Promote a positive image of the organisation
Endorse a positive workplace environment
Work to promote equality and diversity and eliminate discrimination
Why join our family?
We will invest in you - opportunity for professional development with our in-house training academy and National Diploma Courses
Comprehensive induction and training packages with buddy support
We pay the Adult National Living Wage to all of our employees, regardless of age
Generous annual leave allowance
Stakeholder Pension Scheme
Rapport Housing and Care is a not for pro fit housing association with over 50 years experience. Our supported homes, care homes and extra care housing schemes support older people to live well across the south east.
Rapport Housing and Care offers Supported, Residential and Nursing Care to older people with physical frailty and Dementia across Kent.
We want everyone who meets us, no matter in what context, to experience our friendly, caring, compassionate philosophy, which runs through our whole organisation. We are a leading housing and social care provider in the south-east, flexible and responsive to the needs of people in later life.
o Compassion: behaving in a manner that treats people with respect and dignity, listening to what they say and responding;
o Openness: Offering high quality services that are adaptable, flexible and that meet the changing needs of service users in a manner that offers genuine choice;
o Integrity: acting at all times in an honest and straightforward way with all those with whom we come into contact;
o People focussed: reflecting the ethos inherent in the organisations philosophy.
Benefits of working for us include:
- We pay the Adult National Living Wage to all of our employees, regardless of their age
- 28 days paid holiday (pro-rota if part time)
- Comprehensive Induction and Training Packages Continual professional development
- Opportunities to apply for our Academy and National Diploma courses
- Stakeholder Pension Scheme Opportunities to progress.
Subject to change, confirmation of all appointments is currently subject to proof of Eligibility to Work in the UK, satisfactory Enhanced DBS clearance, satisfactory references, satisfactory numeracy and literacy assessments, vaccination status, NHS Covid pass (either by app\' or original letter) and medical clearance.
If you have any questions about the role or about Rapport Housing and Care, please feel free to contact the Home Manager on 01634 262266.
Otherwise and to apply, please click on the apply now button and complete the online form.
Rapport Housing and Care is committed to delivering compassion and companionship as well as care and we are proud of our reputation and profile as one of the major care providers in Kent.
Rapport Housing and Care values the diversity that exists in all our communities and works towards this being reflected in our workforce.
Charity No: 254140.
PLEASE NOTE: applications that do not include full education and work histories (with gaps between jobs explained) may not be considered.