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Careers

Pendlebury Care Homes employs a range of staff in the homes, to ensure everything runs smoothly, coming together to create a rich variety of roles. It is not about a title, it’s people that make the difference. We are committed to providing the best possible service for our residents, if this is your shared goal, then a job with us will prove very rewarding.

 Typically each home has a Registered Manager, Team Leader, Senior Care and Care Assistants ( Day and Night Positions), Chef, Maintenance, Activity Coordinator and Domestic and Laundry staff.

Working with our residents is a challenge but for the right person it brings its own rewards, not to mention excellent opportunities to develop your experience and build a career.

Some qualities we look for in people are those who:

  • Place the needs of others first
  • Motivate and empower people
  • Understand and respond positively to complex needs
  • Show patience
  • Work well in a team
  • Are flexible to working shifts

Pendlebury Care Homes are residential homes registered with the Care Quality Commission to provide accommodation and care to older people with dementia or other sensory needs. Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 52 weeks a year, we need staff round the clock to ensure that each resident is supported and making life as enjoyable as possible.

Shift patterns for care staff are typically :

  • Days 8am – 8pm with 1 hour deducted for breaks
  • Days 8am – 2pm or 2pm – 8pm
  • Nights 8pm – 8am with 1 hour deducted for breaks.

Terms : Contract hours, competitive salary, job training, first uniform free, onsite parking, 28 days holiday a year ( inclusive of Bank Holidays).

“ I have worked for Pendlebury Care Homes for 8 months. The training is excellent and the manager is very supportive. I really enjoy coming to work, it is a happy place.” Andrew.

Current Vacancies :

Please see below for our current vacancies :

Senior Care Assistant - Nights

The home prides ourselves on providing high quality person centred care.

The Role

The Home is now looking for somebody to join the already thriving staff team at Pendlebury Court. The successful applicant must have the ability to work in a person centred way and have the confidence and experience to lead and motivate the night team as part of the role..

The safety of the resident's always comes first and you must be organised and flexible in your work. Good communication skills are important as well as accurate record keeping.

You will ensure that all care standards and legal requirements are maintained to the highest level.

Hours of work are 33 hours over 7 days ( 3 shifts) per week and working every other weekend. Flexibility also to cover for holidays or other absence would be appreciated.

Experience required:

You will have experience of working in a 30 plus residential Home ideally for 2 years. You will possess a recognised health and socail care qualification at Level 3 or abovor be working towards this qualification.

If you believe you meet the requirements of the role and want the opportunity to join our forward thinking and expanding Company, please forward your CV to Zoe Littlewood, Home Manager at pendlebury@btconnect.com or telephone 01457 854599 for an informal discussion about the role. 

Bank staff days or nights

Pendlebury Care Homes recognise that people have busy lives but may also want to work a few hours a week. Our team of bank staff are invaluable to us as they keep our operations running often at short notice.

Terms : Zero hours contract, competitive salary, job training and first uniform free.
Interested in applying or for more information contact :

Pendlebury Court
St Mary's Road
Glossop, Derbyshire
SK13 8DN
Phone: 01457 854599 or email your CV to ( Home Manager) on pendlebury@btconnect.com
Please note this position is subject to an Enhanced Criminal Records check and 2 appropriate references ( 1 from your current and/or previous employer).

Training

At Pendlebury Care Homes we have a dedicated onsite Training Team, to ensure that all staff have access to the necessary learning and development opportunities that they require.

All new employees attend a comprehensive induction programme, which covers all the basic knowledge they need for them to work at the home.

We provide further training courses specifically tailored to the needs of the company and individual job roles.

Examples of such courses include :

  • Dementia Awareness
  • Tissue Viability
  • End of Life Care
  • Behaviour Management
  • Medication Management
  • Dignity In Care
  • COSHH
  • Infection Control
  • Continence Care
  • Role of the Care Worker
  • Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty
  • Food Hygiene
  • Nutrition and Hydration
  • Record keeping
  • Tissue Viability
  • Falls Prevention
  • Continence Care
  • Baseline Observation
  • Optical training

Ongoing Training and Development

All staff are required to have the appropriate skills and knowledge for their job and there is an ongoing training programme for core skills, Manual Handling, Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults, Food Hygiene, First Aid, Fire Training and Health and Safety.

All courses are provided by either internal or external trainers as appropriate. All mandatory courses are accredited, other courses can be used as units or learning towards an industry related qualification.

Qualifications such as NVQ/QCF diploma Level 2 or 3 are offered for all care staff, and we expect staff to engage in this further learning as it offers invaluable knowledge to support them in the role. 

Staff that are new to care will undertake the Care Certificate which covers different modules over a 12 week period. You will be required to do some of the workbooks in your own time but will also be given time in work with a workplace mentor to guide you through the programme.

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