Care Assistant

Job Title: Care Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Church Stretton
Salary: £7.50-£7.87 DOE
Start Date: Immediate
Reference: CACStretton
Contact Name: Chloe McEniff
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 02, 2018 09:13

Job Description

Job title: Care Assistant (Days or Nights available)

Location: Church Stretton

Type of Employment: Permanent

Function: Healthcare

Salary: £7.50-£7.87 an hour

Are you looking for an opportunity to begin your career in the Healthcare Sector or simply just looking for a new venture in the new year? Maybe a chance to gain a qualification WHILST getting paid? This job is perfect for you!

Who are we?

With over 6 luxurious homes in total we are an established Healthcare provider in Cheshire and Shropshire looking for passionate individuals to join our ever-growing team. We are a unique family run business with over 26 years’ experience in providing outstanding practice. We have an extremely caring philosophy and provide a broad range of services including dementia care, palliative care, short-term respite, post-operative care and full-time disability care.

The Role

In a nutshell, your role as a Care Assistant is to be a pro-active team member and promote emotional and physical well-being of all the residents within the home. This includes:

  • Build effective relationships with all residents, fellow members of staff and management.
  • Respect the resident’s privacy, independence and dignity. This also includes keeping all of the resident’s information confidential.
  • Carry out general and personal care for residents in correlation with their tailored and specific care plans.
  • Make written notes when required and report any events when necessary.
  • Act as a key worker to some residents which means working 1 on 1.
  • Be fully aware of the Health and Safety regulations, Fire Procedures, Control of Infection, COSHH and Moving and Handling Policies.

What hours will I work?

We have availability for roles working only days or only nights depending on your requirements. We have positions available to work 24, 35, 36, 42 or 48 hours per week depending on location. It’s entirely up to you!

What do I need?

  • Compassionate, reliable, caring, good communicator, excellent listener and strong personal accountability.
  • Willing to learn, take instruction and work towards and NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Care.
  • Preferably 1 years’ experience working within the Healthcare Sector.
  • Willing to undertake and adhere to our training and deliver care to the highest standard.

The good stuff, what's in it for you?

We have SO many benefits on offer if you were to come on board! This includes:

  • Have your birthday off – paid (a birthday treats from us to you)!
  • Paid breaks
  • Free parking, free Wi-Fi, free training.
  • Paid overtime £2-£3 (just to say thank you)!
  • Free tea, coffee and toast provided in all our staff rooms in all of our homes.
  • Pension scheme
  • Three months of close mentored support.

Feel free to get in touch via email on or call the office directly on 01244 621 477 to arrange your registration or discuss any roles that we have in your area.