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Care Assistant (Night Duty)

Randolph Hill

From £10.30ph, £19,281 (based on a 36 hour working week) pa

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Job Description Care Assistant

Carer Employee Benefits and Company Information

Company Background

Since 1985, Randolph Hill have had an enviable reputation for quality care provision. We are large enough to be able to provide great support, whilst small enough to avoid becoming overly bureaucratic and make decisions to fit every circumstance. We have a low staff turnover with 6 high performing nursing homes offering long and short-term care to those with particular medical needs, especially frail elderly people. Each Home’s philosophy is to provide competent, skilled and empathetic individual care.  The Company is committed to future expansion, therefore each unit operates on a professional business basis, maintaining budgeted profit margins. Our homes are well run, attaining positive grades with the Care Inspectorate. Randolph Hill are committed to quality and look for like-minded people to support us achieving our objectives.

In a recent staff survey, 100% of respondents would recommend Randolph Hill to others.

The Role

We are currently looking for Care Assistants that are good with people and have a desire to deliver the highest level of care for older people. Full training will be provided. It is essential that candidates are physically able to do the job, work as part of a team and are mentally able to meet the challenge.

It would also be desirable for candidates to have knowledge of dementia, have some experience of care of the elderly, and have an understanding of residents’ right with a keenness to learn.

Company Benefits

Great rates of pay from £10.30 per hour (depending on experience/ level) and free uniforms

Opportunities for further personal development progression. Statutory training and in-house training

Fully-funded stakeholder pension scheme.

Enhanced sick pay scheme

Overtime rate.

Positive Care Inspectorate grades across our Group – well organised homes with good staffing levels.

Consistency of management means stability for staff, residents and relatives (average Manager’s service is over 10 years).

Long service holidays and awards

Low staff turnover against industry average (over a third of our overall staff have been here for 5 years or longer).

Good level of Senior Management support – including a Director of Nursing, Group Nursing Manager and Care Standards Manager.

A family feel to our organisation with 6 Nursing homes – all homes are extremely well supported.

Lower agency use as we have a successful Staff Bank which provides greater care continuity for both staff and residents.


Situated in the heart of the green and leafy town of Dunblane, Randolph Hill was the first of our highly-regarded nursing homes. It is a modern, purposely designed building with high quality furnishings throughout. A welcoming lounge area accesses its own beautifully maintained private and secure garden with paths, lawn and flower beds. The home excels with a full and varied schedule of activities for residents to enjoy, depending on their particular choices.

Job Purpose

To provide safe and competent care in a sympathetic manner

To uphold residents’ participation strategy

To liaise with all personnel to ensure high standards of patient care

To report any concerns so that advice or nursing intervention can be given

To reflect the high standards of the company in all aspects of work and personal appearance

To ensure all clients and visitors are treated in a helpful, friendly manner

To promote and show loyalty to the company and residents, both inside and outside the nursing home and respect confidentiality

To treat colleagues with respect and ensure teamwork is good


Main Duties & Responsibilities

To promote the highest standards of care within the nursing home

To uphold residents’ rights to privacy, dignity and choice

To set a good example at all times in respect of dress, manner, hygiene and behaviour

To provide a safe and healthy environment for residents, staff and visitors

To become familiar with all aspects of the building’s layout, fire evacuation procedure and equipment, and to instruct staff

To become familiar with and strictly adhere to company policy and procedure and National Care Standards

To adhere to the SSSC code of conduct

To communicate all requests and changes of practice to all relevant personnel

To report any injuries, disease and dangerous practice to all relevant personnel

To read and observe all notices and instructions displayed in the work area

To wear and use correct protective clothing/equipment as directed and report any damage or wear to superiors

To dispose of rubbish and waste materials in the appropriate manner

To wear company uniform at all times when on duty

To act at all times in a manner which reflects a good company image

To maximise bed occupancy opportunities by being friendly and helpful to all enquirers and visitors, either personally or on the telephone

To make best use of equipment and finance and minimise waste at all levels

To maintain correctly written records as required by the company and statutory bodies


To maintain high standards of cleanliness and tidiness by working as a team with housekeeping staff

To report immediately damage or breakage to equipment, furnishings or fabric of the building and any repairs required

To undertake any reasonable duties as directed by managers to ensure safe, smooth and efficient running of the nursing home

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Randolph Hill, Perth Road, Dunblane, FK15 0BS

01786 825 362

Care Assistant (Night Duty)

Randolph Hill

From £10.30ph, £19,281 (based on a 36 hour working week) pa

Click below for job description and company benefits.

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