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.

Benefits of working for Premier Care Homes include:

Free training and qualifications
Career progression opportunities
Free uniforms
Free onsite parking
Pension scheme
Recommend a Friend payments
Long service recognition
Free flu vaccination

RGN / Nurse

36 hours per week night shift

Salary: £17.90 per hour
Comparative rate (£16.41 per hour – all breaks fully paid)

Job description: 
You will be required to delegate and take control of the work of a team of care assistants, administrating medications, dressings, care plan updates and liaising with other health care professionals, alongside general care duties for the elderly.

Senior Care Assistant

36 or 48 hours per week day shift at Picktree Court

35 hours per week day shift at Durham House

30 hours per week night shift at Durham House

Part time opportunities also available

Salary: £9.83 per hour with NVQ3

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.

Responsibilities include:
• Receive and deliver hand overs.
• Administration of medication and completion of appropriate documents.
• Stock checking controlled drugs.
• Supervise carers in their daily duties.
• Liaise with GP’s and other health professionals.
• Logging of appropriate information in relevant documents.
• Care planning.
• Assist in general daily living activities.
• Ensuring the effective running of the floor.

Applicants must be aged 18+ as will be providing personal care. A caring nature and a genuine interest in helping others is essential. Must be able to work using your 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

16 – 20 hours day shift at Durham House

22 or 33 hours per week night shift at Picktree Court

44 hours per week night shift at Picktree Court

Bank roles also available

Salary: £9.11 per hour with NVQ2

Job description: 
Working as part of a team, you will provide nursing care, comfort, and companionship to the highest standards for elderly residents. Previous care experience is desirable but not essential as training can be given. Duties will include assisting with personal care for the elderly, helping with daily bathing, dressing, feeding, toileting and other care duties as required.

Domestic

20 hours per week at Durham House

20 hours per week at Picktree Court

Salary: £8.91 per hour

Job description: 

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

Laundry Assistant

20 hours per week at Picktree Court

Salary: £8.91 per hour

Job description: 

The successful candidate will ensure that the laundry, laundry equipment and facilities are maintained to the highest level of cleanliness and safety. Previous experience is preferred but not essential. Some knowledge of infection control is needed. Training will be provided.

Activities Coordinator

20 hours per week

Salary: £8.91 per hour

Job description: 

Applicants must have good working knowledge of Word and Excel packages as may be required to produce posters and newsletters. Previous experience in a similar role preferred but not necessary as training could be given to the right applicant. The successful applicant will help create and implement physically and mentally stimulating activities for residents aged 65 and over. Fundraising for day trips and outings will form part of the role, so applicants with experience or new ideas for this type of activity would be ideal.

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