Bank Carer

Rapport Housing and Care

Gillingham, Kent - Show Location

£8.72 - £8.75 per hour

Full-Time / Permanent

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Job Information

Rogers House is a lovely care home offering person centred residential and nursing care, with a number of vacancies for Bank Day Carers to work at the home covering absences and sickness.

Day Care Assistants provide person centred care and support needs to residents in a way that respects the dignity of the individual and promotes independence.

Day Care Assistants also help care for our residents physical environment and assist in the general day-to-day activities of the home including housekeeping duties


o Assisting residents with all aspects of their personal care needs including dressing, undressing, bathing and personal care, respecting their dignity and privacy at all times.
o Supporting residents with their mobility
o Making and changing beds, emptying commodes, tidying and caring for residents rooms. Inspecting, laundering and care for residents clothing, as required.
o Assisting residents who need help to eat their meals
o Reading and updating daily records / care plans
o Answering emergency bells, telephone and entrance door, and greeting visitors.

The ideal Day Care Assistant will demonstrate

o A caring and compassionate approach
o Patience and understanding of older people
o Knowledge of or a willingness to be trained in the correct procedures for carrying out all of their duties including use of moving and handling equipment
o An understanding of Health and Safety Good communication skills with different groups, e.g. staff, residents, local community
o Understanding of different values / cultures of residents and staff
o Team working skills Good timekeeping skills
o Professionalism

Rapport Housing and Care offers Supported, Residential and Nursing Care to older people with physical frailty and Dementia across Kent.


We want everyone who meets us, no matter in what context, to experience our friendly, caring, compassionate philosophy, which runs through our whole organisation. We are a leading housing and social care provider in the south-east, flexible and responsive to the needs of people in later life.


o Compassion: behaving in a manner that treats people with respect and dignity, listening to what they say and responding;
o Openness: Offering high quality services that are adaptable, flexible and that meet the changing needs of service users in a manner that offers genuine choice;
o Integrity: acting at all times in an honest and straightforward way with all those with whom we come into contact;
o People focussed: reflecting the ethos inherent in the organisations philosophy.

Benefits of working for us include:

- We pay the Adult National Living Wage to all of our employees, regardless of their age

- 28 days paid holiday (pro-rota if part time)

- Comprehensive Induction and Training Packages Continual professional development

- Opportunities to apply for our Academy and National Diploma courses

- Stakeholder Pension Scheme Opportunities to progress.

Confirmation of all appointments is subject to proof of Eligibility to Work in the UK, satisfactory Enhanced DBS clearance, satisfactory references, satisfactory numeracy and literacy assessments and medical clearance.

If you have any questions about the role or about Rapport Housing and Care, please feel free to contact the Home Manager on 01634 262266.

Otherwise and to apply, please click on the apply now button and complete the online form.

Rapport Housing and Care is committed to delivering compassion and companionship as well as care and we are proud of our reputation and profile as one of the major care providers in Kent.

Rapport Housing and Care values the diversity that exists in all our communities and works towards this being reflected in our workforce.

Charity No: 254140.

PLEASE NOTE: applications that do not include full education and work histories (with gaps between jobs explained) may not be considered.

Angela Ryan

4 days ago



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