Swn Y Mor Care Home
Location
Port Talbot
Advertising Salary:
£8.91 to £8.99 per hour + £1 enhanced rate for hours worked above contracted
Vacancy Type
Full time / Part time
Responsibilities
  • We are actively hiring for professional and experienced Care Assistants to join our team - We have a variation of Days and Night positions available both Full & Part Time. 
  • Ensure that the needs of residents are met in a patient and caring manner.
  • Help residents who need assistance with dressing, personal hygiene and toileting when required, respecting residents’ rights to exercise choice in all areas of their life.
  • Assist residents with mobility problems and other physical disabilities to move freely within the Home.
  • Contribute to information used in care plans with residents and their families/significant others and implement care as agreed, respecting the resident’s right to exercise choice.
  • Provide a high standard of care and service at all times.
  • Help in the promotion of mental and physical activity for residents through talking to them, listening to them, escorting on outings, and working with the resident to enable them to pursue hobbies and interests both in and outside the Home.
  • Report to the Senior Care Assistant /Manager on duty changes in residents’ condition or any concerns you might have.
  • Ensure that all written reports are accurate and legible.
  • Take part in staff meetings and training activities as required.
  • Answer emergency bells and if necessary call senior member of staff on duty; answer the main door bell and greet visitors with politeness and warmth.
  • Understand and put into practice any required health and safety at work initiatives.
  • Undertake any additional duties as required at the request of the Senior Care Assistant/ Deputy in charge.
Qualifications and Skills
You would be an ideal candidate for this role if you are:
  • Satisfactory DBS checks
  • Experience / Qualification in care for relevant client category (Elderly Care)
Why work for Handsale?
  • 28 days holiday (FTE) (including bank holidays)
  • Competitive pay (plus annual pay reviews)
  • Exciting opportunities for career progression – we have staff that have worked their way up from Domestic to Home Manager
  • Employee Assistant Programme providing 24/7 support, guidance and counselling
  • Mental Health First Aiders within the workplace
  • An excellent range of discounts for restaurants, shops, cinemas, days out and more via our business partner Perkbox
  • Care for Leadership Management Training Programme – growing and enhancing your Leadership Skills
  • Ongoing Training and Development that include nationally recognised qualifications
  • Refer a friend or resident bonus scheme – subject to policy
  • Pension contributions
  • Annual Staff Awards Programme
About The Company

About Handsale Ltd:

Handsale Ltd is a privately-owned healthcare company that currently owns and operates Eight Care Homes across England, Wales and Scotland. Founded in 1988 as a family business, Handsale has proudly maintained its family owned and operated structure to this day. Handsale has over 30 years’ experience in healthcare and is a well-respected group in the industry. The Company operates 523 beds and employs over 650 people. Each Handsale care home is exactly that – a home. They are all situated in carefully chosen areas where their residents can continue to lead fulfilling lives while feeling confident and secure.  The homes are run with an ethos based on quality, trust and support. Handsale prides itself on being an integral part of each of the communities it serves.


Swn-y-Mor Care Centre - Handsale Ltd

Swn-y-Mor Care Centre is a residential and nursing home that also specialises in welcoming younger residents with physical disabilities, thanks to a versatile environment and a flexible team of 88 dedicated staff.

Located in Port Talbot and sitting right on the coastline, the home has the advantage of delightful sea views enjoyed from a large garden area. There is also a great deal to enjoy within the centre itself, an extensive activities programme orchestrated by a team of 3, dedicated activities coordinators, providing activities ranging from indoor skittles to its very own gardening club.
 
Swn-y-Mor Care Centre was the proud winner of the "Yours Magazine", UK Care Home of the Year award in 2009.

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