Vacancy Details

The HICA Group have Care Worker opportunities at our purpose built, award winning nursing home for older people and those living with dementia.

We are looking for naturally caring, passionate people to join our welcoming team in 2022. We provide full training so don’t worry If you are new to the care sector, if you have the right qualities to care we would love to hear from you.

Hours & Pay:

Rate of Pay – £10.00 per hour, increasing to £10.30 per hour upon completion of 6 months service
Night Staff receive an enhancement of 50p per hour
Hours of Work – 12 hour shifts on NIGHTS, or Twilight shifts 4pm – 10pm. Your availability will be discussed at interview.
Shift Pattern – Monday to Sunday (every other weekend)

The Role:

As a member of our dedicated care team, you will work on one of our communities as part of a team, under the direction of your shift team leader, supported by the nursing team and community manager as well as having interaction with our other departments.

Spend time getting to know our residents so that you fully understand their wants and needs.
Help our residents to maintain independence by assisting with daily living tasks such as washing and dressing.
Keep our residents engaged and active by encouraging and supporting them to access our regular activities with the support of our dedicated Activities team.
Work with the catering team to deliver a high-quality food and beverage service in line with our residents’ individual needs and preferences.
Liaise with the housekeeping and laundry teams to ensure a clean and homely lifestyle for our residents.
Be an advocate for our residents, ensuring their wants and needs are met by supporting nurses and managers with reviewing records and updating care plans.

Rewards and Benefits:

Enhanced rates of pay for bank holidays
1 hour paid break
Dedicated buddy to help you settle in, develop and grow as a valued member of our care team.
Unlimited refer a friend bonus payments, up to £200 per referral
Savings on your shopping – up to 8% in some retailers
The HICA lottery – prizes up to £2000+
Cycle to work scheme
Discounted local & national gym memberships
Techsave loans – borrow money to buy technology-based gifts and repay through your wages over 12 months
Prizes from fun competitions such as our Hall of Horrors guess the manager, our bonfire bonanza voucher giveaway and our 12 days to Xmas prize extravaganza
Access to Health & Wellbeing services and plans
Uniform provided
Company induction, training and ongoing development
Great transport links & free parking

About us:

The Lodge is our purpose-built dementia care home in Buckshaw Village. There are four different communities within The Lodge, each dedicated to delivering care in line with individual needs and requirements. Our innovative, self-contained Market Square is at the centre of our communities, which is home to our café, cinema, hairdressing salon and courtyard garden and provides the focus for our regular activity program.

For more information, please visit www.buckshawretirementvillages.com

Please note that successful candidates will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check and provide evidence that they are fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

The HICA Group is a ‘Not for Profit’ organisation providing a range of care services to elderly clients and people with learning difficulties, across a range of services, including our care homes, residential settings and in the community.