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Careers

Do you think you can really make a difference to the lives of our residents?

Rusthall Lodge is one of Tunbridge Wells’ leading providers of Residential and Nursing Care for older people. We are looking for exceptional RGNs and Health Care Assistants to join our team.

Our core values are compassion, dignity, privacy and respect.  We believe we are lucky to work in the home of our residents and strive to give them the best possible care on a daily basis. If you share these values and would like to know our residents as individuals so that you can contribute to delivering the best personalised care for each and every one, we would like to hear from you.

As one of our highly regarded RGNs or Health Care Assistants you will either be responsible for, or assist with, the assessment and implementation of individual resident care plans. You will provide practical and responsive care and support for our residents who require assistance with personal needs such as dressing, bathing and toileting activities, ensuring that everything you do complies with both our and  the CQC policies and procedures, and the relevant healthcare legislation and best practice.

You will develop and maintain a good professional relationship with residents, their visitors and your colleagues.  You will undertake all tasks ensuring you respect the well-being, confidentiality and dignity of our residents at all times, responding promptly and courteously to requests and enquiries.

In return we offer:

  • RGNs: £20 p/h (£24 p/h for Bank Holidays)
  • HCA from £8.75 p/h - £8.96 p/h dependant on NVQ qualification, plus overtime & bank holiday rates
  • a flexible approach to working hours to give you a better work/life balance
  • excellent working conditions, holiday entitlement, and other benefits
  • a pension scheme with Life Insurance
  • paid breaks with refreshments
  • hot/cold meal for most working shifts
  • comprehensive induction and training programmes including continual professional development

 

Rusthall Lodge offer all eligible employees the following benefits:

  • The Work Place Pension with an employer contribution of 3% of your annual salary. Increasing to 4% in October 2019.
  • Life Insurance cover is automatically in place when you join our Pension Plan if you qualify. This covers you for 3 x your basic contractual salary if you pass away whilst employed by us.
  • Your lunch and tea breaks are paid for, plus we provide the refreshments which include toast and preserves.
  • If you work a seven hour shift, we will also provide you with a choice of hot or cold meal.
  • We will provide you with a uniform.
  • You will receive 28 days paid holiday per year to include Bank Holidays.
  • You may also qualify for the Association’s Sick Pay.
  • We will pay for all Mandatory training and any other professional or technical training we feel you need for your role or development.
  • We will also currently give you shopping vouchers as an extra Christmas bonus.
  • Free on-site parking

 

If you believe in providing the highest standards of care, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, are able to carry out instructions and are willing to work as part of a team please contact us on 01892 556500 for further information and to receive our employment application pack. Or email info@rusthalllodgekent.co.uk

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