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We are always looking for individuals who have a natural talent in and passion for caring for others.

Our team members come from all walks of life, and if we find a candidate who embraces our values, we will equip them with all the training they need to excel in their roles.

We are a caring employer and are committed to developing, nurturing and rewarding our people. Testament to this is being awarded Care Employer of the Year 2015 at The Great British Care Awards.

If you would like to become a member of our award-winning team, please email recruitment@carebase.org.uk or call our dedicated recruitment enquiry line on: 0844 332 0599.

Current vacancies

  • Senior Care Assistant, Hemel Hempstead£9.00 per hour

    Join a rewarding company that has won Care Employer of the year 2015 and become part of their friendly team at Water Mill House care home.

    Job Description

    Job Purpose – To work as an integral part of the caring team, delivering the highest standards of personalised care to residents, ensuring that everyone is treated with respect and dignity, and that individual’s rights to privacy, dignity, independence and choice are met.

    Key Responsibilities

     

    • To provide the highest level of personal care (toileting, washing, bathing etc) and attention to residents, following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive.
    • To act as a key worker for a named group of residents, ensuring that these responsibilities are carried out in full.
    • To understand and comply with all statutory and legal requirements which are relevant such as Health & Safety, COSHH, all aspects of the Care Standards Act, to maintain a safe environment throughout the Home.
    • To participate in the formulation and maintenance of individual care plans for each Resident and administer medication to residents as prescribed, accurately maintaining appropriate records for both.
    • To liaise with other care professionals relating to the care needs of the residents.
    • To always be alert to Residents physical and mental well being, immediately reporting any accidents or changes in a Resident’s condition to a senior person on duty, and to accurately maintain and update Residents’ records as required.
    • To respect and maintain confidentiality of Resident’s personal information at all times, this includes resident’s behaviour and actions and any incidents that may occur in course of day to day care.
    • Be understanding and patient towards residents and their needs, and encourage, assist and support residents to participate in leisure activities as appropriate to the individual, ensuring their social and emotional needs are met. This also includes escorting residents to outside appointments and leisure outings.
    • Responsible for making and changing beds, tidying Resident’s room, undertaking light cleaning duties as needed, ensure any maintenance work is reported and generally assisting in ensuring that the Carebase Home is kept clean, pleasant and welcoming at all times.
    • Helping to serve meals and drinks at meal times and other times when required, taking care to present meals and refreshments in an attractive way, with polite and courteous service. Also, to provide the appropriate level of support and help for residents who need assistance with feeding and dressing.
    • To be an active and supportive member of the care team, contributing to team meetings, training and development, ensuring good communication and helping new team members as appropriate, ensuring that Carebase is a friendly and supportive working environment.

     

    Relevant facts and figures relating to the job

    Key worker to designated Residents.

    Formal supervision of junior staff.

     

    Job Context

    This role is a team role, but with clear responsibility for specified Residents along with overseeing and supervising care teams. Clear communication with other team members is essential.

     

    Key Challenges

    To supervise and support the care team, ensuring that Carebase’s values of trust, respect and care are always maintained and that each team member treats residents in the way that they would expect to be treated themselves.

     

    Core Values

    • Care and compassion.
    • Respect and appreciation.
    • Teamwork and enjoyment.
    • Focus and best practice.
    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Recognition and reward.
    • Creativity and innovation.
    • Development and investment.
    • We will sustainably fulfil our mission and vision by building a strong financial platform.

     

    Key Measures

    Mandatory training is up to date.

    Personal accountability for own training and development needs.

     

    Person Specification

    Good numeracy and literacy skills.

    A warm and friendly disposition.

    Good communication skills, able to put others at ease.

    A strong team worker.

    Reliable and punctual.

    Willingness to develop new skills.

    Apply Now
  • Housekeeping Assistant, Hemel Hempstead£7.50 per hour

    We are currently recruiting for an experienced housekeeping assistant to join our care home in Hemel Hempstead.

    Job Description

    Job Description

    Job Purpose – To provide a clean, fresh environment throughout the Home and to ensure the safety of staff, residents, and visitors, through the safe storage and use of cleaning materials.

     

    Key Responsibilities

    • To ensure that all daily work schedules are complied with on time and to the standards required.
    • To ensure that all equipment is maintained, cleaned and stored with any faults reported to the Home Manager.
    • To understand and comply with all statutory and legal requirements that are relevant such as Health and Safety, COSHH, and all aspects of the care Standards Act.
    • Take adequate precautions to safeguard the health and safety of others. Remember, we work in an environment where people tend to wander around, so extra vigilance must be      maintained in relation to flexes, cleaners and their attachments, cleaning fluids, spillage’s etc. Report any accidents or untoward occurrences to the senior person on duty and ensure that the correct book is filled in accordingly.
    • To respect and maintain confidentiality of Residents personal information at all times, including Residents right to privacy, dignity and choice.
    • To be approachable and interactive with colleagues, contributing to team meetings and training. Development and support of team members as appropriate.
    • Ensure that Carebase is a friendly and supportive caring environment.

    Job Context

    An essential member of the Carebase team, you will be interacting and communicating on a regular basis with all colleagues, residents and relatives.

     

    Core Values

    • Care and compassion.
    • Respect and appreciation.
    • Teamwork and enjoyment.
    • Focus and best practice.
    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Recognition and reward.
    • Creativity and innovation.
    • Development and investment.
    • We will sustainably fulfil our mission and vision by building a strong financial platform.

     

    To ensure that Carebase’s high standards of cleanliness are met.

     

    Key Measures

    Responsibility for Personal Training and Development.

    Mandatory Training is up to Date.

    Results and feedback from Home inspections.

    Person specification.

    Good Communication, Friendly and helpful.

    Able to manage time and tasks effectively.

    Reliable and punctual.

    Understanding of COSHH.

    Excellent personal hygiene.

    Apply Now
  • Care Assistant – Nights, Hemel Hempstead£7.75 per hour

    Join a rewarding company who have won Care Employer of the year 2015 and become part of their friendly team at Water Mill House care home.

    Job Description

    Key Responsibilities:

    • To provide the highest level of personal care (toileting, washing, bathing etc) and attention to Residents, following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive. To act as a key worker for a named group of Residents, ensuring that these responsibilities are carried out in full.
    • To understand and comply with all statutory and legal requirements which are relevant such as Health & Safety, COSHH, all aspects of the Care Standards Act, to maintain a safe environment throughout the Home.
    • To participate in the formulation and maintenance of individual care plans for each Resident and administer medication to Residents as prescribed, accurately maintaining appropriate records for both.
    • To liaise with other care professionals relating to the care needs of the Residents.
    • To always be alert to Residents – physical and mental wellbeing, immediately reporting any accidents or changes in a Resident’s condition to a senior person on duty, and to accurately maintain and update Residents’ records as required.
    • To respect and maintain confidentiality of Resident’s personal information at all times, this includes resident’s behaviour and actions and any incidents that may occur in the course of day to day care.
    • Be understanding and patient towards residents and their needs, and encourage, assist and support Residents to participate in leisure activities as appropriate to the individual, ensuring their social and emotional needs are met. This also includes escorting Residents to outside appointments and leisure outings.
    • Responsible for making and changing beds, tidying Resident’s room, undertaking light cleaning duties as needed, ensure any maintenance work is reported and generally assisting in ensuring that the Carebase Home is kept clean, pleasant and welcoming at all times.
    • Helping to serve meals and drinks at meal times and other times when required, taking care to present meals and refreshments in an attractive way, with polite and courteous service. Also, to provide the appropriate level of support and help for Residents who need assistance with feeding and dressing.
    • To be an active and supportive member of the Care team, contributing to team meetings, training and development, ensuring good communication ensuring that Carebase is a friendly and supportive working environment.

    Relevant facts and figures relating to the job

    Key worker to designated Residents. Formal supervision of junior staff.

    Job Context This role is a team role, but with clear responsibility for specified Residents along with overseeing and supervising care teams. Clear communication with other team members is essential.

    Key Challenges

    To supervise and support the care team, ensuring that Carebase’s values of trust, respect and care are always maintained and that each team member treats residents in the way that they would expect to be treated themselves.

    Core Values:

    • Care and compassion.
    • Respect and appreciation.
    • Teamwork and enjoyment.
    • Focus and best practice.
    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Recognition and reward.
    • Creativity and innovation.
    • Development and investment.
    • We will sustainably fulfil our mission and vision by building a strong financial platform.

    Key Measures

    Mandatory training is up to date. Personal accountability for own training and development needs.

    Person Specification

    Good numeracy and literacy skills. A warm and friendly disposition. Good communication skills, able to put others at ease. A strong team worker. Reliable and punctual. Willingness to develop new skills.

    Apply Now