Recruitment

Please see the following list of current jobs available within Premier Care Homes.

All of our positions require successful applicants to provide an enhanced disclosure (DBS), the cost of which is met by the applicant.

To apply for a job download our application form or email admin@premiercarehomes.co.uk or telephone 0191 3875371 and select the option for Reception.

Senior Care Assistant

Hours: 1 x 36 hours per week night shift at Picktree Court, weekends included

Salary: £9.96 per hour with NVQ3
Comparative rate
(£9.13 per hour with NVQ3 – all breaks fully paid)

Job description: 
You will provide nursing care, comfort, and companionship to the highest standards for elderly residents and be part of the Premier Care Homes Group. As a Senior Care Assistant, you will be responsible for the effective running of the floor. A caring nature and a genuine interest in helping others is essential. Must be able to work using their own initiative without supervision over a 7 day rota. Previous senior care experience is preferable. NVQ3 in Health and Social Care preferred but not essential.

Care Assistant

Hours: 1 x 30 hours per week day shift at Picktree Court, weekends included
1 x 16 – 20 hours per week day shift at Durham House, weekends included

Salary: £8.41 per hour with NVQ2

Job description: 
You will provide nursing care, comfort, and companionship to the highest standards for elderly residents. An NVQ2 or NVQ3 in Health and Social Care, or medication training is desirable. Duties will include assisting with personal care for the elderly, helping with daily bathing, dressing, feeding, toileting and other care duties as required.

Domestic

Hours: 20 hours per week, weekends included at Picktree Court

Salary: £8.21 per hour

Job description: 

The successful candidate will undertake all aspects of cleaning across all three floors within the care home. Previous experience is preferred but not essential. Some knowledge of infection control is needed. Training will be provided.

Kitchen Assistant

Hours: 1 x 18 hours per week, 1 x 30 hours per week

Salary: £8.21 per hour

Job description: 
You will be assisting the Cook to prepare balanced, nutritious meals within a controlled hygienic environment. Your responsibilities also include serving meals to the residents, collection of cutlery and crockery and the adequate cleaning of the kitchen.

The successful candidate must be available to work over a 7 day rota. A good knowledge of food hygiene is desirable, along with a positive attitude and desire to deliver the best possible service to the residents in our care. Previous experience in a similar environment is preferred but not essential.

Maintenance Engineer / Handyman

Hours: 40 hours per week over a 7 day period

Job description: 
Applicants must be able to carry out general mechanical and electrical maintenance as required around the Home. Other duties will include painting, decorating, gardening and general errands. Applicants must hold a valid, clean driving license. A relevant qualification is preferable.

Painter and Decorator

Hours: 40 hours per week over a 7 day period

Job description: 
You will be involved in maintaining the Care Home to a high standard, which is constantly in use due to the nature of the environment. You will have experience of painting, and experience of decorating on a commercial scale.

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