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  • Staff Vacancies

    Abbeyfield The Dales is a great place to work, here are just a few reasons why:

    – A competitive starting salary of £9.30 per hour for all roles, regardless of age

    – Award-winning training, funded by the company and which you are paid to attend

    – Uniform is provided free-of-charge

    – 29 days paid Annual Holiday Allowance (pro rata)

    – Company sickness benefit scheme

    – Generous company Pension contributions

    – A supportive and team-focused environment, with a family feel.

    – With a person-centred approach, we embrace our vision and values and truly care for our residents.

    For further details please contact:

    EMAIL: recruitment@abbeyfieldthedales.co.uk

    TELEPHONE: 01943 886000

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  • BANK Staff Required

    Roles available: Care Assistant, Senior Care Assistant and Domestic Assistant

    Locations: Fern House, Bingley. Grove House, Ilkley. The Beeches, Menston. Woodlands, Skipton and Ing Royde, Halifax

    Flexible working with excellent rates of pay, starting at £9.30 per hour

    We are currently recruiting for Bank staff across all Abbeyfield The Dales sites, and in numerous roles:

    For a full Job Description for each of the above roles, please click on each one.

    Joining our team as a member of Bank staff allows you to be flexible with your working hours, giving you the option to choose how much or how little you work, and when.

    Bank staff have no contracted hours, and will be called upon to cover annual leave, sickness and other busy periods within the business. Bank staff are paid at the same excellent rates of pay as permanent members of staff, and accrue annual leave per hours worked.

    As a Bank member of staff, you have the option to work at any of our Abbeyfield The Dales sites across West and North Yorkshire, which include:

    • Grove House, Ilkley
    • Fern House, Bingley
    • The Beeches, Menston
    • Woodlands, Skipton
    • Ing Royde, Halifax

    As a Bank member of staff at Abbeyfield The Dales, you will benefit from the same award-winning training as permanent staff, delivered in-house and which you are paid to attend.

    For more information and to apply, please contact our Recruitment team:

    Email: recruitment@abbeyfieldthedales.co.uk

    Telephone: 01943 886000

     

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  • Bank Domestic Assistant

    Location: Fern House, Bingley
    Hours: Bank
    Salary £9.30 per hour

    We are currently recruiting for Bank Domestic Assistant staff at Fern House, Bingley

    For a full Job Description please click on the job title above

    Joining our team as a member of Bank staff allows you to be flexible with your working hours, giving you the option to choose how much or how little you work, and when.

    Bank staff have no contracted hours, and will be called upon to cover annual leave, sickness and other busy periods within the business. Bank staff are paid at the same excellent rates of pay as permanent members of staff, and accrue annual leave per hours worked.

    As a Bank member of staff at Abbeyfield The Dales, you will benefit from the same award-winning training as permanent staff, delivered in-house and which you are paid to attend.

    For more information and to apply, please click on the orange APPLY NOW  button on the screen and complete the job application form 

    For more details or if you have any questions, please contact our Recruitment team on

    Telephone: 01943 886000

    or email recruitment@abbeyfieldthedales.co.uk

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  • Care Assistant (Nights)

    Location: Menston, West Yorkshire
    Hours: Average 18 hours per week - see full details
    Salary: £9.30 per hour

    We currently have a vacancy for a Care Assistant (Nights) to join our friendly team at The Beeches, Menston working 36 hours over a 2 week period: an average of 18 hours per week

    The shifts are as follows:

    Week 1 – 2 x 12 hours shifts 8pm – 8am. Actual days to be discussed at interview

    Week 2 –1 x 12 hour shift 8pm – 8am. Actual day to be discussed at interview

    PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT APPLY

    We are looking for a Care Assistant with the same values as Abbeyfield The Dales – Caring, Open, Honest and Respectful. We want someone who is passionate about ensuring our residents are supported to feel secure, cared for and valued and we want you to help us enrich their lives. Our resident’s well being is at the centre of everything we do.

    Working as part of a team, you will participate in the delivery of care to the residents to ensure that their physical, social, intellectual and emotional needs are met and ensuring dignity, choice, independence and respect.

    To be able to communicate and interact well with people is essential for this role, as is an understanding and empathy for the needs of older people. To enjoy being part of a dedicated team who strive to ensure that residents choices, respect and dignity are met at all times and to make sure they are able to make choices with the way they live their lives.

    The salary is £9.30 per hour.

    Benefits:
    • Award winning paid training
    • Free uniform
    • 29 days paid holiday (pro rata)
    • Generous pension scheme – 3% employee, 5% employer
    • Death In Service – 3 x annual salary lump sum payment to nominated next of kin
    • Refer a friend bonus
    • Supportive, team-focused environment with a family feel
    • Charity worker discounts

    Abbeyfield The Dales have a fantastic induction programme and excellent training opportunities, with a focus on supporting staff to build long-term careers with the company.

    ALL ROLES ARE SUBJECT TO DBS CLEARANCE, SATISFACTORY REFERENCES AND A 3 MONTH PROBATIONARY PERIOD.

    Closing date: TBC
    Interview Date: TBC*

    *Interviews are currently taking place by video call e.g. What’s App

    Reports to: Manager/Senior Care Assistant

    Key objectives:

    • To participate in the delivery of care to the residents to ensure that their physical, social, intellectual and emotional needs are met and ensuring dignity, choice, independence and respect
    • To ensure that all aspects of the regulatory framework are met
    • Consult with residents and the senior team to assist in developing individual care plans for residents.
    • Work effectively with others to ensure that resident’s needs are met.
    • To promote and encourage independence at all times to enable residents to achieve their own personal goals and objectives.
    • To provide support and security to residents at all times.

    Main Tasks:
    Resident care and support

    • To ensure each resident receives assistance with all elements of their personal care to include washing, dressing and assisting residents in all aspects of daily living as required.
    • To participate with the team for continual monitoring of each residents health needs. To include appropriate liaison with senior and relevant staff.
    • To ensure residents choice and independence is respected and have knowledge of residents risk management plans.
    • To help residents with mobility problems and other physical disabilities, including incontinence, and in the use and care of aids and personal equipment.
    • To help serve meals, prepare and clear dining room and assist residents with eating as required.
    • To make beds, tidy rooms, and emptying of commodes.
    • To care sensitively to residents who are unwell or requiring palliative care.
    • To escort residents to hospital out-patient appointments as required.
    • To answer emergency bells and the door and greet visitors in a courteous manner.
    • To participate in the key worker system as defined within the establishment.
    • To encourage residents to be involved in, welcome and encourage their participation in activities so that they can participate and remain emotionally and intellectually stimulated.
    • Assist as required with social functions that take place.
    • Support and work closely with families and friends offering them professional and emotional support, sensitive to individual need.
    • To assist as directed, in the preparation, implementation, review and update of all residents care plans in line with their personal wishes and preferences in accordance with Abbeyfield The Dales policies.
    • To perform such other duties as may reasonably be required.

    General duties

    • Understand and observe all relevant regulations and Abbeyfield The Dales policies and procedures.
    • Be familiar with the administrative records and ensure that all records are kept up to date.
    • To follow appropriate procedures in the event of accidents/ emergencies e.g. fire, missing residents.
    • Ensure that all areas are safe and secure at all times whilst on duty.
    • To report and advise the relevant persons with respect to the repairs and maintenance of the establishment.
    • Undertake cleaning and laundry duties as outlined by Manager to maintain a clean and safe living and working environment at all times.

    This list is not exhaustive. Click here for full job description Job Description – Care Assistant – New

    General Requirements:

    • To be flexible about working hours.
    • To be approachable and supportive to staff and managers.
    • To attend staff meetings when appropriate and to be available for one to one sessions as agreed.
    • To attend appropriate training and development sessions as agreed with the Manager.
    • To maintain confidentiality at all times.
    • To carry out any reasonable duties as requested by the Manager.
    • To be aware of and comply with safe working practices as laid down by the Health and Safety at Work Act.
    • To uphold and promote equal opportunities in employment practice and service delivery.

    CANDIDATE PROFILE
    Essential Requirements:

    A. Ability to communicate and interact well with people
    B. To be able to read, write and work with numbers to a good standard
    C. Ability to work well as part of a team.
    D. A willingness to undertake training to achieve NVQ Level 2 qualification or equivalent
    E. Demonstrate an empathy and understanding of the needs of older people
    F. Ability to carry out all aspects of the role to a high standard at all times

    Desirable Requirements:

    G. Experience in a similar role within a health or social care setting
    H. A relevant NVQ Level 2 qualification or equivalent.
    I. Working in services for older people
    J. Evidence of continuing training and development.

    Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

    Salary: £9.30 /hour

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  • Senior Care Assistant (Days)

    Location: Grove House
    Hours: 36 hours (3x12 hours shifts per week, see details below)
    Salary: £11.00 per hour

    We are recruiting for a Senior Care Assistant (Days) to join our team at Grove House, Ilkley on our residential unit.

    We are looking for someone with the same values as Abbeyfield The Dales :Caring, Open, Honest and Respectful.

    The ideal candidate will be passionate about ensuring our residents are supported to feel secure, cared for and valued and we want you to help us enrich their lives. Our resident’s well being is at the centre of everything we do.

    We provide care for our residents who have a variety of care and support needs including completing care plans, reviews and risk assessments.

    The role is 36 hours a week over 3 days on a rolling 4 week shift pattern, which will include some weekends on a rota basis. Each shift includes a 30 minute unpaid break. Shift times will be 6.45am until 7.15pm.

    Please note: NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in Health and Social Care is required for this role

    Benefits:

    • Award winning training
    • Free uniform
    • 29 days paid holiday (pro rata)
    • Generous pension scheme – 3% employee, 5% employer
    • Death In Service – 3 x annual salary lump sum payment to nominated next of kin.
    • Refer a friend bonus
    • Supportive, team-focused environment with a family feel
    • Charity worker discounts

    Abbeyfield The Dales have a fantastic induction programme and excellent training opportunities, with a focus on supporting staff to build long-term careers with the company.

    ALL ROLES ARE SUBJECT TO DBS CLEARANCE, SATISFACTORY REFERENCES AND A 3 MONTH PROBATIONARY PERIOD.

    Closing date: TBC

    Interview date: TBC*

    *Please note – due to current circumstances all interviews will take place by video using What’s App

    For further details and to view a full Job Description for this role, please click here Job Description – Senior Care Assistant – New

     

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  • Night Care Assistant

    Location: Grove House Extra Care Unit, Ilkley
    Hours: 30 hours per week over 3 nights
    Salary: £9.30 per hour

    We currently have a vacancy for a Care Assistant (Nights) to join our friendly team on our Extra Care Unit at Grove House, Ilkley working 30 hours per week over 3 night shifts.

    Shifts are from 21.15pm until 07.15am, 3 nights per week (10 hours per night) on a rota basis, which will include working alternate weekends.

    We are looking for a Care Assistant with the same values as Abbeyfield The Dales – Caring, Open, Honest and Respectful. We want someone who is passionate about ensuring our residents are supported to feel secure, cared for and valued and we want you to help us enrich their lives. Our resident’s well-being is at the centre of everything we do.

    Working as part of a team, you will participate in the delivery of care to the residents to ensure that their physical, social, intellectual and emotional needs are met and ensuring dignity, choice, independence and respect.

    To be able to communicate and interact well with people is essential for this role, as is an understanding and empathy for the needs of older people. To enjoy being part of a dedicated team who strive to ensure that residents choices, respect and dignity are met at all times and to make sure they are able to make choices with the way they live their lives.

    The salary is £9.30 per hour.

    Benefits:
    • Award winning paid training
    • Free uniform
    • 29 days paid holiday (pro rata)
    • Generous pension scheme – 3% employee, 5% employer
    • Death In Service – 3 x annual salary lump sum payment to nominated next of kin
    • Refer a friend bonus
    • Supportive, team-focused environment with a family feel
    • Charity worker discounts

    Abbeyfield The Dales have a fantastic induction programme and excellent training opportunities, with a focus on supporting staff to build long-term careers with the company.

    ALL ROLES ARE SUBJECT TO DBS CLEARANCE, SATISFACTORY REFERENCES AND A 3 MONTH PROBATIONARY PERIOD.

    Please note that due to the present Corona Virus situation all interviews will be video interviews via WhatsApp

    For a full job description click here

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  • Bank Domestic Assistants

    Location: Ilkley, Menston & Bingley
    Hours: Bank (when required and to suit your availability)
    Salary: £9.30 per hour

    We are looking for Bank Domestic Assistants to work at any of our sites in Ilkley, Menston and Bingley.

    As a Domestic Assistant, your role will be to maintain a clean environment in all areas, to maximise resident’s comfort and enjoyment of their surroundings. You will help to ensure that all communal areas are clean and tidy at all times, and to required standards, and that all work is carried out with regard to the resident’s rights.

    An understanding of cleanliness, hygiene and how to clean to a high standard is vital to this role, as is the ability to work well as a part of a team.

    Joining our team as a member of Bank staff allows you to be flexible with your working hours, giving you the option to choose how much or how little you work, and when.

    Bank staff have no contracted hours, and will be called upon to cover annual leave, sickness and other busy periods within the business. Bank staff are paid at the same excellent rates of pay as permanent members of staff and accrue annual leave per hours worked.

    Benefits:

    • Award winning paid training
    • Free uniform
    • Refer a friend bonus
    • Supportive, team-focused environment with a family feel
    • Charity worker discounts

    Abbeyfield The Dales have a fantastic induction programme and excellent training opportunities, with a focus on supporting staff to build long-term careers with the company.

    ALL ROLES ARE SUBJECT TO DBS CLEARANCE, SATISFACTORY REFERENCES AND A 3 MONTH PROBATIONARY PERIOD.

    Closing date: TBC

    Interview Date: TBC

    Please note –at this present time all interviews will conducted by telephone or video interview via WhatsApp

    For a full job description click here

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  • Care Assistant 36hrs (Days)

    Location: Fern House, Bingley
    Hours: 36 hours per week
    Salary: £9.30 per hour

    We are currently recruiting for a Care Assistant to work at Fern House, our newest site in Bingley. You will be working 36 hours a week, over 3 days from 7.00am to 7.30pm. All shifts have a half hour unpaid break.

    We are looking for a Care Assistant with the same values as Abbeyfield The Dales – Caring, Open, Honest and Respectful. We want someone who is passionate about ensuring our residents are supported to feel secure, cared for and valued and we want you to help us enrich their lives. Our resident’s wellbeing is at the centre of everything we do.

    Working as part of a team, you will participate in the delivery of care to the residents to ensure that their physical, social, intellectual and emotional needs are met and ensuring dignity, choice, independence and respect.

    To be able to communicate and interact well with people is essential for this role, as is an understanding and empathy for the needs of older people. To enjoy being part of a dedicated team who strive to ensure that residents choices, respect and dignity are met at all times and to make sure they are able to make choices with the way they live their lives.

    The salary is £9.30 per hour.

    Benefits:
    • Award winning paid training
    • Free uniform
    • 29 days paid holiday (pro rata)
    • Generous pension scheme – 3% employee, 5% employer
    • Death In Service – 3 x annual salary lump sum payment to nominated next of kin
    • Refer a friend bonus
    • Supportive, team-focused environment with a family feel
    • Charity worker discounts

    Abbeyfield The Dales have a fantastic induction programme and excellent training opportunities, with a focus on supporting staff to build long-term careers with the company.

    ALL ROLES ARE SUBJECT TO DBS CLEARANCE, SATISFACTORY REFERENCES AND A 3 MONTH PROBATIONARY PERIOD.

    Closing date: To be confirmed
    Interview Date: To be confirmed*

    *Due to the the current Covid-19 outbreak we will be conducting all interviews by video call e.g What’s App.

    For a full job description click here

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  • Par-time Care Assistant

    Location: Ing Royde, Halifax
    Hours: 12 hours per week
    Salary: £9.30 per hour

    We are looking to recruit a Care Assistant to join our friendly team at Ing Royde, Halifax.

    You will be working 12 hours a week – alternate Fridays and Sundays (1 x 12 hour shift 7am-7pm)

    We are looking for a Care Assistant with the same values as Abbeyfield The Dales – Caring, Open, Honest and Respectful. We want someone who is passionate about ensuring our residents are supported to feel secure, cared for and valued and we want you to help us enrich their lives. Our resident’s wellbeing is at the centre of everything we do.

    Working as part of a team, you will participate in the delivery of care to the residents to ensure that their physical, social, intellectual and emotional needs are met and ensuring dignity, choice, independence and respect.

    Benefits:
    • Award winning paid training
    • Free uniform
    • 29 days paid holiday (pro rata)
    • Generous pension scheme – 3% employee, 5% employer
    • Death In Service – 3 x annual salary lump sum payment to nominated next of kin
    • Refer a friend bonus
    • Supportive, team-focused environment with a family feel
    • Charity worker discounts

    ALL ROLES ARE SUBJECT TO DBS CLEARANCE, SATISFACTORY REFERENCES AND A 3 MONTH PROBATIONARY PERIOD.

    PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT APPLY

    Closing date for applications is TBC

    Interviews will take place by video link* . Date TBC

    *This is due to the social distancing rules currently in place by the UK Government. Video interview by Skype, What’s App or similar.

    For a full job description click here

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  • Care Assistant (Nights) 36hrs

    Location: Fern House, Bingley
    Hours: 36 hours over 3 nights
    Salary: £9.30 per hour

    We are currently recruiting for a Care Assistant (Nights) to work at our newest site at Fern House, Bingley. This is a permanent position of 36 hours per week. The shifts for nights are from 7.00pm to 7.30am. All shifts include a half hour unpaid break

    We are looking for a Care Assistant with the same values as Abbeyfield The Dales – Caring, Open, Honest and Respectful. We want someone who is passionate about ensuring our residents are supported to feel secure, cared for and valued and we want you to help us enrich their lives. Our resident’s wellbeing is at the centre of everything we do.

    Working as part of a team, you will participate in the delivery of care to the residents to ensure that their physical, social, intellectual and emotional needs are met and ensuring dignity, choice, independence and respect.

    To be able to communicate and interact well with people is essential for this role, as is an understanding and empathy for the needs of older people. To enjoy being part of a dedicated team who strive to ensure that residents choices, respect and dignity are met at all times and to make sure they are able to make choices with the way they live their lives.

    The salary is £9.30 per hour.

    Benefits:
    • Award winning paid training
    • Free uniform
    • 29 days paid holiday (pro rata)
    • Generous pension scheme – 3% employee, 5% employer
    • Death In Service – 3 x annual salary lump sum payment to nominated next of kin
    • Refer a friend bonus
    • Supportive, team-focused environment with a family feel
    • Charity worker discounts

    Abbeyfield The Dales have a fantastic induction programme and excellent training opportunities, with a focus on supporting staff to build long-term careers with the company.

    ALL ROLES ARE SUBJECT TO DBS CLEARANCE, SATISFACTORY REFERENCES AND A 3 MONTH PROBATIONARY PERIOD.

    Closing date: To be confirmed
    Interview Date: To be confirmed*

    *Due to the the current Covid-19 outbreak we will be conducting all interviews by video call e.g What’s App.

    For a full job description click here

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