At Sanctuary Care we believe in providing high quality care homes where people are looked after with the utmost dignity and respect. Our strength lies in the quality of our people and we employ those who will share our mission statement ‘Keeping kindness at the heart of our care’. Care Assistant Meadow View Residential Care Home, Blackthorn Road, Hersden, Canterbury, Kent £8.20 To £8.61 per Hour (Dependent on Qualifications) 36 Hours per Week Why work for us? Our vision of keeping kindness at the heart of our care underpins the ethos of our entire organisation. We are committed to ensuring our residents, who chose Sanctuary Care to support them in their later years, are able to live happy and contented lives full of wonderful experiences and memories. Where you’ll work Built in 2015, Meadow View Residential Care Home is a stunning home situated in the village of Hersden and is a 15-minute drive from the Cathedral city of Canterbury. Supporting 60 residents, the dedicated team provides residential dementia care. Click here for further information about the home. The role of Care Assistant will include Delivering the highest quality of personalised care to our residents in line with their individual care plans Helping with all aspects of day-to-day life, as well as making sure they can enjoy leisure and social activities Ensuring the overall happiness and well being of our residents by getting to know them and their families and providing them with emotional support and company Skills and experiences Experience is not essential, as we will support you with all the training and support you’ll need to do the job, what is important is that you are a caring, enthusiastic and self-motivated individual Excellent communication and team working skills are essential along with a flexible approach You will also be compassionate and have a real genuine empathy for older people and their needs, ensuring we treat everyone with the respect and dignity they deserve Ready to join us? As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary Care a great place to work we offer access to a range of great employee benefits including a competitive salary, a contributory pension from Sanctuary up to set limits, 28 days holiday including bank holidays, and a variety of on line discounts and rewards. To assist you in building a rewarding career in care you can look forward to excellent training and development opportunities within a friendly and supportive environment. To apply please click the blue Apply button at the top of the page or please send your up to date CV and covering letter to If you require further assistance please contact the home onand quote Ref: 41246 View the detailed Job Profile Closing Date: 20 October 2018 We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application. Building Equality and Diversity We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent illegal working. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be necessary in the event of a successful application which we will pay for. Sanctuary Care Limited is a subsidiary of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.