Careers at Buddleia House

Milford Care would like to take the opportunity to introduce Buddleia House, the newest addition to the group’s family tree!

Buddleia House is a home where design, furniture and décor have all been carefully considered to ensure an environment that is enabling for persons living with dementia. This provides opportunities for engagement, support and well-being. Innovation and technology have been integrated into the building to offer greater opportunity for comfort and freedom.

Buddleia House is well led by Lorraine who is also the registered manager at our Hazelgrove care home. Lorraine’s aim is to lead by example by working with other people who have a passion to deliver outstanding dementia care. Buddleia House is an environment that’s bright, contemporary, and full of amenities both inside the house and outside.

Our aim is for our residents to live their lives with enjoyment, in a safe homely environment with companion support. Buddleia House is a community and a home – a house where people live and work together.

Who we’re looking for:

At Milford Care we are passionate about every detail. We are looking for fantastic heart-led people who have a passion to enable others to live their lives with elements of positive risk taking.

To do this, Buddleia House isn’t looking for qualified professionals who are reactive to tasks. Instead, we’re looking for Companions who can share emotions, laugh, and make each day fun. Are you able to change a person’s moment? Be a companion? Give support, guidance and respond to feelings? If so, then we truly believe you’ll be an important part of Buddleia House’s family and community.

If you feel you can make this difference, then Buddleia House is the career for you.

How to apply:

We don’t want to see a load of sparse CV’s that don’t give us any idea of who you are as a person. Instead we’d like you to apply online and include your CV and a cover letter with answers to these three questions:

  • How do you overcome a difficult situation?
  • In one sentence what does “care” mean to you?
  • In one sentence tell us what makes you happiest

You can also stop by at the home and collect an application form. We look forward to hearing from you and getting to know more about you. If you think you’re the right person and can make a person’s day matter, then please don’t hesitate to call us on 0115 968 0900!

Job Summary

We are looking for flexible and committed people who can contribute to our already exceptional team. As a Roaming Care Assistant, you will support the Care teams in the five Milford Care homes across Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire by helping cover staff absences, holidays etc. If you are hardworking, a team player and can deliver award-winning care, then we want to hear from you.

About you:

You must be a compassionate and caring person with a passion for caring for older adults. You must be reliable and dependable, and committed to making a difference to other people’s lives. Your lifestyle must allow for a good level of flexibility as you may be called to work at any of the Milford Care homes in Milford, Alfreton, Belper, Hucknall or Ashbourne on a short notice. Having your own car and a clean driving license is useful because of the nature of the role.

About the role:

Care Assistants are required to tend to resident’s needs throughout the day and night. This will include working as a team to respond to call bells, assist residents with personal care, repositioning and their nutritional requirements and offering comfort and companionship to residents. As a Roaming Care Assistant, you may be called to work at any of the Milford Care homes in Milford, Alfreton, Belper, Nottingham or Ashbourne. You will be guaranteed a set number of hours monthly (equivalent to a full-time or a part-time role dependent on your wishes), and will have the opportunity to pick up additional work if you wish.

About us:

Milford Care group was established in 1985 with the opening of Milford House. Now, over 30 years later Milford Care operate 5 homes across Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. Our unswerving commitment to quality care has seen Milford Care win a number of high profile regional awards, from Best Care Home-Central England (Yours Magazine) and Best Healthcare Development (LABC) to Best Care Group (Central England). In 2016 Milford Care were finalists in the “Care Employer of the Year Award” category at the Great British Care Awards.

What we offer:

  • Competitive pay rate
  • Guaranteed monthly hours
  • Extensive free training (including Level 2 & 3 NVQ/Diploma’s and other higher level qualifications, the Care Certificate and other specialist training)
  • Great opportunities for your personal professional development
  • An interesting and varied job role with the opportunity to learn from five different homes
  • Paid holidays (28 days pro rata)
  • Compensation for travel costs
  • Enhanced pay rates for public holidays
  • Company pension scheme
  • Free uniform
  • Free parking

Salary: £9.00 per hour + travel costs

*This vacancy is available at all homes*

Please apply via email with an up to date CV

Spencer Grove, Belper –

Milford House, Belper –

The Meadows, Alfreton –

Ashbourne Lodge, Ashbourne –

Hazelgrove, Hucknall –

If you would like to apply via application form please call in to any of our homes and contact a member of staff.

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