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Health Care Assistant
Waterbeach Lodge, Cambridge

At Scimitar Care Hotels PLC, it is our privilege to care for people – treating each resident as if they were part of our own family. Right now, we’re looking for caring individuals to join our friendly team at Waterbeach Lodge in Waterbeach, Cambridge.

Waterbeach Lodge is the latest care hotel to be developed by Scimitar Care and provides support for forty six residents - we offer a variety of care from residential to supporting those living with all stages of dementia. Waterbeach Lodge has a real family feel and the team are passionate about providing person centred care, championing dignity and independence. From pet therapy to theatrical groups, the home organises a wide variety of activities meaning there's no typical day here. As part of a long standing team, you're supported from day one to learn, develop and encouraged to progress.

For a deeper understanding of the role, we urge you to read the job description.

Staff Benefits

In addition to receiving a good salary, you will receive:

  • Comprehensive and fully paid training
  • 28 days holiday pro rata
  • Auto-enrolment pension scheme
  • £250 bonus for referring a friend to work for us
  • Full care certificate
  • DBS application loan
  • Additional shifts available
  • Paid shadow shifts
  • Flexible shift patterns
  • Progression opportunities
  • Annual bonus and pay review

We are looking for people with a passion and motivation to join the care sector, with or without experience. If you have transferable skills in areas such as customer service, hospitality, or from a similar care backgrounds, then this will be an advantage. In any event, we provide everyone with training from day one, using a blend of learning opportunities both on and off the job. For those aspiring to a long-term career in care, we will support your professional development and attainment of Health & Social Care qualifications.

We are a family-owned care home provider with 6 homes in the South East of England. All are fantastic homely environments registered for residential care with dementia. We pride ourselves on caring not only for our wonderful residents but for our excellent team of staff, be it the care providers or those working in ancillary roles. Working at Scimitar Care brings unparalleled job satisfaction, both from the care you provide, the joy that you bring to people's lives and the camaraderie that you will enjoy with your like minded colleagues.

If all of this is of interest to you, then please Apply Now to arrange an interview.

Experience is preferred but not essential.