Care Practitioner - The Oaks

Care Practitioner - The Oaks
The Oaks
Full time

Are you looking to work locally, with hours to suit you? Are you caring, personable and trustworthy? We are seeking a Care Practitioner to join our friendly team, at The Oaks Care Home, in Lexden.

The Oaks Care Home is highly regarded in the local area, and has a Good CQC rating. The home is homeled by a fully trained professional team. The home provides care for up to 61 older people who require residential or nursing support, or who are living with dementia.

About You:

  • Must have a NVQ3 or be actively working towards this qualification
  • Ideally experience as a Care Practitioner would be an advantage
  • Must be passionate and willingness to learn as training will be provided
  • Able to work well as part of a team and independently
  • Able to follow and prioritise tasks and responsibilities set
  • To have the values of making a positive impact

What we can offer:

  • Full time contract
  • Day shifts
  • 36 hours available per week
  • £20,816 per annum
  • Paid breaks
  • 28 Days Annual Leave including bank holidays (pro rata for part time contracts)
  • Refer a friend scheme, with up to £750 reward for each referral (T & C’s apply)
  • Yearly salary review
  • Paid uniform provided
  • On-going support with Training and Development

What does the job role involve?

  • We understand that care roles are demanding, and we are looking for candidates who are able to support our residents to remain active and independent.
  • To ensure that a high standard of care is received by all residents at all times.
  • To undertake clinical tasks such as physical observations, urinalysis, skin inspection, aseptic techniques
  • To recognise and act on changes in residents conditions, including changes in physical and emotional health observation
  • Oversee nutrition and hydration management
  • Undertaking designated aspects of medicine management in line with legal and company policy
  • Assisting nurses with planning and delivering end of life care
  • To provide support to the Team Leader as required.
  • To provide the agreed level of support to residents as defined in their care plan.
  • To act as mentor to new care assistants as delegated by the Team Leader.
  • To assist in obtaining, transmitting and storing information relative to the delivery of care whilst maintaining confidentiality at all times.
  • Recognising and acting upon any safeguarding risks to residents, including the reporting of safeguardings and complaints
  • To assist in the planning and monitoring of resident care.
  • To work under the direction of the Team Leader/Home Manager at all times.
  • To assist in the implementation of residents planned care.

Why join us?

Our employees play a important role in our care homes and our values are based on ‘We Care About Care’. We are looking for individuals who have the same values and are able to help us make a real difference to the residents in our homes.

If you too believe that this is the most important part of everyone’s role in a care home and are looking for a rewarding job then we’d love to hear from you.


For more information or to apply, please complete the form below. We will look forward in hearing from you.