Think You Have What It Takes To Care
For People Living With Dementia?

​Here at Bridlington Lodge we have an extremely dedicated, compassionate and highly motivated team of staff caring for our residents, most of whom are living with dementia.

​If you feel you posses these qualities and you’d like to pursue a career caring for people with dementia get in touch by filling in the contact form below or scroll down the page to view our current vacancies.

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Current Job Vacancies

Job Title:  Senior Carer

Job Setting:  Care Home / Nursing Home   

Job Location:  Bridlington Lodge Care Home, 126 Cardigan Road, Bridlington. East Yorkshire (www.bridlingtonlodge.co.uk)

Contact Name:  Jason Blake

Job Reference:  CAQM

Description:

Here at Bridlington Lodge we have an extremely dedicated, compassionate and highly motivated team of staff caring for our residents, some of whom are living with dementia. We require a Senior Night Carer to compliment our existing team.

Responsibilities:

To build strong and meaningful relationships with the residents and assist them with their Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) to help them maintain and improve, where possible, their independence, individuality and mobility.

Assistance with ADLs includes, but is not limited to:

Bathing, dressing, grooming, eating, participating in meaningful and purposeful daily activities, empowering resident choice, desire and preference where possible. Serve as the Key Worker for a small number of residents within the home. Establishing a very detailed and focused relationship with the residents and their family members/friends/other key visitors/other staff members, so as to serve as a point of contact and reference for all parties involved. Key workers should be able to coach other staff members on the specific preferences and routines that a resident may have and should also contribute to the resident’s regularly scheduled care plan reviews. Help host our residents and their visitors. To provide beverages for the residents and their visitors. To answer the telephone and either forward calls or take messages in a capable and professional manner. To attend training and educational sessions as required. This will ensure your skill set is up to date and that your confidence remains high while delivering care to the residents.

Requirements:

  • Capacity to communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Positive attitude, passion and willingness to develop skills within Care Assistant role
  • NVQ in Social Care, ideally NVQ Level 2 or equivalent
  • Flexibility to work shift patterns
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Reliable, Accountable and Punctual
  • To put the resident needs first and to assist them with the greatest respect and  compassion possible
  • Maintain thorough documentation
  • Previous experience in working with the frail elderly and those living with dementia

You will be a team player. Kindness will be second nature to you. You will have a keen eye for detail, always act with integrity and be driven by the principles of fairness. You will behave in a transparent manner always showing respect to our residents, their families and your colleagues.

A pension will be offered to the successful candidate this year and accommodation can be provided.

If you are interested in this role and have the above requirements and qualities, please in the first instance send your full Curriculum Vitae to Jason Blake (jasonblake@onetel.com)


Job Title:  Assistant Care Manager

Job Type:  Full-Time , 35 hours a week, working on a rota basis.

Job Setting:  Care Home / Nursing Home , 35 hours a week, working on a rota basis.

Job Location:  Bridlington Lodge Care Home, 126 Cardigan Road, Bridlington. East Yorkshire (www.bridlingtonlodge.co.uk)

Required Experience:  2 years Assistant Manager experience and hold or are studying for NVQ L3 or the Diploma L3 in Social Care and Management and be PC literate.

Contact Name:  Jason Blake

Job Reference:  CAQM

Description:

The successful applicants will lead and be responsible for a team of staff, to deliver services of high quality and that are individually planned. They will be responsible for the supervision of a staff team and manage the services they deliver. The successful applicants will be required to assume On Call responsibility for the services, out of office hours, on a rota basis. It is essential hold or are studying for NVQ L3 or the Diploma L3 in Social Care and management. Salary to be agreed. A pension will be offered to the successful candidate this year. Meals provided whilst on duty and own transport an advantage.

Responsible To:   The Registered Care Manager, and Care Home Owner.

  • To assist the Registered Care Manager in the running of the Home and take responsibility for the day-to-day running of the service  in her absence.
  • To manage the provision of Care and Support Services to people living in the home and be flexible in one's own availability. To  support packages of care, that require assessment and intervention due to the package of care being new or for those with  complex needs or those who need additional support to avert crisis situations.
  • In consultation with the Registered Manager co-ordinate a high standard of care and support that is planned to meet the  individual’s needs to include their physical, emotional, social and intellectual needs. This care is to be reviewed regularly and  changes made, as identified as appropriate, in consultation with the Service User.
  • To conduct the business in an honest and reputable manner, with commitment to the implementation of equality of opportunity  and anti-discriminatory practise.
  • To provide sufficient support, identify and report any training needs for each staff member, encouraging their own professional  development.
  • To promote and monitor safe standards of work practice by employees in all working environments.
  • To work within a predetermined budget.

Full Job Details:

DIRECT CARE

  • To participate in the planning and implementation of individual care, to meet the perceived needs of each Service User.
  • To deliver flexible support to people using services, in accordance with their plan of care and support, ensuring the service is led by  the User.
  • To participate in the review of each person’s service, to ensure it remains appropriate to meeting their needs.
  • To undertake Risk Assessment of employees working environment and practises, working within Health & Safety Legislation.
  • To monitor staff in the delivery of services and feedback to the Registered Manager, to ensure high standards of service are    maintained within purchased resources.
  • To maintain discipline of the staff in a professional manner at all times.
  • To be familiar with employment law (we have our own employment and /H&R H&S Advisors).
  • In consultation with the Registered Manager participate in the implementation of company policy and safeguarding legislation,  informing other professionals, as appropriate, in accordance with local authority Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults and Mental  Capacity/DOLS procedures, reviewing the status of each referral on a regular basis.
  • To co-operate and participate in authorised inspection procedures of the company.
  • To lead by example and provide hands on care/support within the home.

LINE MANAGEMENT

  • To assist in effective line management support and supervision of the staff team.
  • To be responsible for the appraisal of a delegated staff team.
  • To delegate tasks and responsibilities to other staff members effectively and with regard to their status and competence.
  • To offer mentoring support to new staff, working to achieve their industry standard qualifications.
  • To participate, as required, in disciplinary/grievance procedures, at agreed levels, in consultation with the Registered Manager and  our Company H.R. Advisors.

PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To be aware of and promote and practise the requirements of relevant legislation.
  • In the absence of the Registered Manager assume responsibility for the provision of services and line management of staff under  the direction of the Manager.
  • To complete written records competently, as required.
  • Under the supervision of the Registered Manager be responsible for auditing the return and quality of company records and  assume responsibility for the storage and archiving of these documents.
  • To participate in a staff working rota authorised by the Registered Care Manager, including weekend and unsociable hours and to provide on call services on a rota basis, on a maximum frequency of one week in every four.
  • To attend and participate in team management and professional meetings, ensuring that the outcomes agreed are implemented  and monitored.
  • To respect and practise professional confidentiality.
  • To represent the company in a professional manner.

POLICY DEVELOPMENT

  • To monitor and review the effectiveness of new and existing policy and address issues identified from the complaints and  compliments policy.
  • To promote the development of Self-Directed Support.
  • To implement and inform staff team of changes to policies. Monitor effectiveness of revised policies, providing relevant feedback to  senior Managers, where appropriate.

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • To keep up to date with provision of care and support and legal requirements by personal study, discussion and attendance at  courses etc.N.B. This Job Description is subject to review and amendment from time to time, as the service indicates as being  necessary.

If you are interested in this role and have the above requirements and qualities, please in the first instance send your full Curriculum Vitae to Jason Blake (jasonblake@onetel.com)


Job Title:  Part-Time Cook

Job Type:  Part-time

Job Location:  Bridlington Lodge Care Home, 126 Cardigan Road, Bridlington. East Yorkshire (www.bridlingtonlodge.co.uk)

Required Experience:  Cooking: 1 year

Required License or Certification: Yes

Required Education: High school or equivalent

Contact Name:  Jason Blake

Job Reference:  CAQM

Description:

Must have a good imagination for thinking up new dishes, basic PC skills and a valid Heath & Safety/Hygiene and Food Certificate and must have an NVQ in food preparation. Valid driving licencing would be helpful and own car. NO CRIMINAL RECORD A MUST.

If you are interested in this role and have the above requirements and qualities, please in the first instance send your full Curriculum Vitae to Jason Blake (jasonblake@onetel.com)


Job Title:  Part-Time Activities Coordinator

Job Type:  Part-time

Job Location:  Bridlington Lodge Care Home, 126 Cardigan Road, Bridlington. East Yorkshire (www.bridlingtonlodge.co.uk)

Required Experience:  Activities Co-ordinator: 1 year. Ideally previous experience of organising activities within a care setting. Understanding of the types of activities older people enjoy. Knowledge of health & safety in the workplace.

Required Skills:  Creative flair with a range of practical skills e.g. arts & crafts. Ability to motivate and engage people with good negotiation skills. Ability to plan a calendar of activities. Able to create an environment where customers feel able to participate and contribute ideas. Able to work as part of a team and individually. Basic PC skills.

Contact Name:  Jason Blake

Job Reference:  CAQM

Description:

The caring gene is found in people from all walks of life. If you've got it, there's no better place to put it to work than Bridlington Lodge. With opportunities to develop your skills and take your career forward through our comprehensive training and qualification programme. Together we'll bring security, independence and happiness to the lives of even more people.

An exciting opportunity has become available for an Activities Coordinator to join the team at Bridlington Lodge.​

Responsible To:   Reporting into the Home Manager

Responsibilities will include:

  • Planning and facilitating stimulating activities
  • Promoting independence and choice to meet service users needs
  • Controlling and maintaining the stock of activities equipment, materials and resources within a given budget
  • Comply with CQC essential standards and improve the quality of service users lives

If you are interested in this role and have the above requirements and qualities, please in the first instance send your full Curriculum Vitae to Jason Blake (jasonblake@onetel.com)


Job Title:  Part-Time Maintenance Person

Job Type:  Part-time

Job Location:  Bridlington Lodge Care Home, 126 Cardigan Road, Bridlington. East Yorkshire (www.bridlingtonlodge.co.uk)

Required Experience:  Minimumm of 2 years

Required Skills:  Good knowledge in plumbing, electrics, general property maintenance and gardening. You will be required to be DBS checked and will need to provide us with references

Contact Name:  Jason Blake

Job Reference:  CAQM

Description:

Here at Bridlington Lodge we have an extremely dedicated, compassionate and highly motivated team of staff caring for our residents, some of whom are living with dementia. We require a Part time Maintenance person with own transport to cover 2 care home sites. Must have multi skills which include a good knowledge of plumbing, electrics, general property maintenance and gardening. You will be required to be DBS checked and will need to provide us with references. Minimum 2 years experience is required.

Meals are provided whilst on duty. A pension will be offered to the successful candidate this year.

Please email me your Curriculum vitae to jasonblake@onetel.com and we look forward to meeting you.


Job Title:  Junior Carers

Job Type:  Full Time

Job Location:  Bridlington Lodge Care Home, 126 Cardigan Road, Bridlington. East Yorkshire (www.bridlingtonlodge.co.uk)

Required Skills:  Must have good spoken and written English and No criminal record

Contact Name:  Jason Blake

Job Reference:  CAQM

Description:

Here at Bridlington Lodge we have an extremely dedicated, compassionate and highly motivated team of staff caring for our residents, some of whom are living with dementia. We require Junior Carers to work in our care home in Bridlington East Yorkshire a scenic seaside town with good transport links to London by road and rail. Must have good spoken and written English and No criminal record. Experience preferred but not essential as full training given which will lead to NVQ qualifications within the industry.

Meals are provided whilst on duty and accommodation can be provided. A pension will be offered to the successful candidates this year.

If you would like to pursue a career in care or extend your existing career in care please email me your Curriculum vitae to jasonblake@onetel.com and we look forward to meeting you.