Jobs

At The Hollies we pride ourselves in recruiting locally and providing health care assistants, RGNs and other care professionals with a chance to prosper and enjoy a fantastic career.

We have a very low staff turnover which is testament to high morale levels, and our rural setting makes working here feel like an extended family community as opposed to a clinical care environment.

The Hollies Care Home

Job Positions Available

Host/Hostess

Location: Then Hollies Care Centre
Contract: 16-hours
Rate of Pay: £8.50 weekdays with weekend enhancements
Holiday: 28 days – Pro-rata Responsible to: Chef/Hospitality Manager
Accountable to: Commercial Manger

Food preparation and all service requirements for Residents, Staff and Guests to the highest standard. Will include weekend and bank holiday on rota basis. (Shift patterns 7am-3pm or 11am-7pm) flexibility is key in this line of work.

Duties to include:

  • Laying up of tables in dining room
  • Laying up of trays
  • Dining room cleaning duties
  • Waiting on tables in dining room
  • Taking tea or coffee around the Home at allotted times
  • Offering room service to those residents who require it
  • Completing menus with residents
  • Any other task requested

Person Specification:

The Host / Hostess will have

  • Good organisational skills
  • Ability to work as a member of a team
  • Clean and tidy appearance
  • A good understanding of issues facing older people
  • A commitment to personal and professional development

This role can be combined with Kitchen Assistant if required.

If this Job opportunity appeals to you, we would like to hear from you, please get in touch by phone or e-mail for any further information or apply through our online application form.

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Clinical Care Supervisor – CCS Night Staff

Location: The Hollies Care Centre
Contract: 36 hours
Rate of Pay: £10.80-weekdays with weekend enhancements
Holiday Entitlement: 28 days

We are looking to engage a Night Clinical Care Supervisor to join our team at the Hollies Care Centre to work with other staff to meet the personal needs of the residents in a way that respects the Dignity of the individual and promotes independence. You will work under the direct supervision and support of the trained nurse and you will lead a small team of Senior Care Assistants and Carer Assistants. We are looking for someone who can lead by example with the ability to motivate and inspire Carers to improve the care that they provide as part of the team.

You will require:

  • Level 3 in Health & Social Care
  • Experience of dementia care
  • Experience with frail elderly care and "end of life care"

If this Job opportunity appeals to you, we would like to hear from you. The position is for 36 hours per week (3 nights a week) on a rolling shift basis. The company offers 28 days paid holiday, up-to date training, opportunities to progress as-well as discounts on leading high street brands. We also provide a "Group Life Scheme" which is subject to specific terms and conditions within your terms of employment. Please get in touch by phone or email for any further information or apply through our online application form.

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Senior Care Assistant – SCA Day & Nights

Location: The Hollies Care Centre
Contract: 36 hours
Rate of Pay: £9.25-weekdays with weekend enhancements
Holiday Entitlement: 28 days

We are looking to engage a Senior Care Assistant on days or nights to join our team at the Hollies Care Centre to work with other staff to meet the personal needs of the residents in a way that respects the Dignity of the individual and promotes independence. The rate of pay starts from You will work under the direct supervision and support of the trained nurse and you will lead a small team of Senior Care Assistants and Carer Assistants. We are looking for someone who can lead by example with the ability to motivate and inspire Carers to improve the care that they provide as part of the team.

You will require:

  • Level 2 in Health & Social Care - with an understanding that you will complete NVQ Level 3
  • Experience working within a care home setting
  • Experience of dementia care, frail elderly care and "end of life care"

If this Job opportunity appeals to you, we would like to hear from you. The position is for 36 hours per week on a rolling shift basis. The company offers 28 days paid holiday, up-to date training opportunities to progress as-well as discounts on leading high street brands. We also provide a "Group Life Scheme" which is subject to specific terms and conditions within your terms of employment. Please get in touch by phone or email for any further information or apply through our online application form.

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Care Assistant – Days and Night

Location: The Hollies Care Centre
Contract: 36 hours
Rate of Pay: £8.70-weekdays with weekend enhancements
Holiday Entitlement: 28 days

We are looking to engage a Care Assistant on days or nights to join our team at the Hollies Care Centre to work with other staff to meet the personal needs of the residents in a way that respects the Dignity of the individual and promotes independence.

You will require:

  • Minimum of NVQ Level 2 in Health & Social Care

If you hold an NVQ Level 2 no experience will be necessary as training will be given with an understanding that you will complete NVQ Level 3. The position is for 36 hours per week on a rolling shift basis. The company offers 28 days paid holiday, up-to date training, opportunities to progress as-well as discounts on leading high street brands. We also provide a "Group Life Scheme" which is subject to specific terms and conditions within your terms of employment. If this Job opportunity appeals to you, we would like to hear from you, please get in touch by phone or email for any further information or apply through our online application form.

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Care Assistant

We are looking for 4 x Care Assistants to fill a 36 hours per week night shift role, on a rolling shift basis, working every other weekend, with the opportunity for additional day and night shifts occasionally.

We would like all Care Assistants to aim to complete NVQ Level 2 in Health & Social Care. Experience is preferred, but not necessary as training will be given.

The Hollies operates with both Nurses and Clinical Care Supervisors who support the care team to ensure very high levels of care for all of our residents.

As well as residential care the Hollies specialises in Dementia Care and Palliative care. We are currently involved in a project to secure Gold Standard Framework accreditation and hope to become a ‘Beacon’ status site in March 2017 (one of only 2 in Gloucestershire).

The Owner and Registered Manager are both strong supporters of personal development and training. All Care Assistants are supported through NVQ level 2 and 3 and a number of team members are currently studying to level 5.

The rate of pay for Care Assistant is from £8.70 per hour in the week and £9.70 per hour at weekends.

The Company also offers a "Life Cover Scheme".

If you think that this job is for you, we would like to hear from you.

For more information see www.thehollies.co.uk or telephone 01453 541400

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Senior Care Assistant

We require a 2 x Senior Carer to join our team at the Hollies Care Centre to work with other staff and meet the personal needs of the residents in a way that respects the Dignity of the individual and promotes independence.

You will work under the direct supervision and support of the trained nurse and you will lead a small team of Carers. We are looking for someone who can lead by example with the ability to motivate and inspire Carers to improve the care that they provide as part of the team.

If you have a minimum of NVQ Level 2 in Health & Social Care, with an understanding that you will complete NVQ Level 3, experience working within a care home setting, and experience of dementia care, frail elderly care and "end of life care", we would like to hear from you.

The rate of pay will start at £9.75 for weekdays and £10.75 for weekends.

The position is for 36 hours per week, working nights, on a rolling shift basis.

The company offers 28 days paid holiday, up-to date training, opportunities to progress as-well as discounts on leading high street brands. We also offer a "Group Life Scheme"

If you think that this job is for you, we would like to hear from you.

For more information see www.thehollies.co.uk or telephone 01453 541400

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Activities & Transport Driver

OBJECTIVES OF POST: To drive the Minibus and carrying out daily visual vehicle checks

HOURS OF WORK: As per Contract-Approx. 20hrs per week. Occasional overtime may be necessary, including weekend work depending on transport requirements

EXPERIENCE:

  • Must have previous experience in driving large vehicle’s
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Flexible working hours across the week – including possible weekends – Depending on needs of induvial clients and booked activities
  • IT – literate
  • Good origination and able to keep up with required paperwork

RESPONSIBILITIES: -

  1. Report on duty to the Activities & Transport Manager.
  2. Maintain the Hollies fleet of vehicles. This includes ensuring MOT’s, Services, Taxing, specialist equipment maintenance (LOLER), weekly safety checks, log books, and renewal of Blue Badges.
  3. IT Skills: Ability to maintain Transport documentation, files and calendar
  4. To manage the safe passage of residents to Doctor, Hospital and Dental appointments, ensuring the resident’s safety at all times. Training in wheelchair clamping during transport will be provided and must be adhered to at all times.
  5. To undertake journeys for trips out and willingness to assist the Activities team wherever necessary
  6. To ensure that the vehicles are in roadworthy condition prior to each journey.
  7. To report any accident or defect to the Activities Manager or Registered Manager.
  8. To maintain the Minibus and Peugeot on a regular basis, i.e. Cleaning inside and out and Preparing vehicles in advance for any transport prepossess.
  9. Conform to standards, policies and procedures of the Home.
  10. Conform to statutory training requirements regarding manual handling and fire training.
  11. Being aware of Health and Safety Regulations.
  12. Participating in the Home’s in-House training programme.
  13. Supporting any Residents on a one to one basic where needed
  14. Requesting any annual leave, giving four week’s notice and reporting to the Activities Manager as early as possible, if for any reason you are unable to attend duty.
  15. Reporting any accidents or untoward incidents to the Activities Manager or Registered Manager
  16. An experienced driver with no more than 6 points on their licence and will be DBS checked.
  17. Previous experience of similar work an advantage.
  18. Any other duties required by the Activities Manager on duty.

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How to apply

We provide continuing professional development training for all staff and put a lot of time and energy into staff training and personal development. We also pride ourselves on promoting internally where possible, giving our staff the chance to progress in the healthcare profession.

Flexible shift patterns are available and you will typically work 36 hours per week, including optional night shifts. We offer good rates of pay, free life assurance and dedicated, comprehensive training. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Please download the Application Form
and when completed return it to:

David Westerby
General Manager
The Hollies Care Home
Drake Lane
Dursley
GL11 5HA

Alternatively, you may apply online here.

 

A Career at The Hollies

You may be considering a career change or planning to return to work – have you considered the personal rewards to be gained by supporting and caring for the older generation? If you have no experience or formal training but have the right attitude and desire to care for older more vulnerable adults, we will provide full training and support.

If you are already professionally qualified up to NVQ Level 5, you could expect to earn over £24,000 a year working 4 full day shifts (over £25,500 for night shifts).

New unqualified carers will quickly earn a minimum of £8.20 per hour; with weekend and overtime enhancements our carers will earn on average over £110 per day. New staff joining our team, who are committed to our philosophy of a friendly, caring and professional approach, can expect significant increases to their salary as they gain new and higher professional care certificate qualifications.

There is a real opportunity to progress to a Senior Carer or Clinical Care Supervisor where team supervision and greater responsibility are rewarded through broader training opportunities and a greater financial reward.

Make no mistake, caring for the older generation can be very challenging, requiring high levels of patience, empathy and commitment – but the reward that you will earn by transforming an individual’s life for the better are beyond measure by simply knowing that you have made a very positive difference to someone’s life.

The Hollies Care Centre in Dursley is growing with a new wing opening in 2019 and we will be looking to recruit new team members at all levels including:

Care assistants                                                   £7.50 to £9.00 per hour

Senior Carers and Clinical                                 £10.30 per hour

Flexible Carer Bank Work                                  £11.00 per hour

All our contracted staff receive an additional £1:00 per hour weekend enhancement and £3.50 per hour overtime supplement.