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Care Assistant – Nights


  • Full time
  • 2023-12-06
  • Variable
  • Travel expenses: no
  • Job term: Permanent
  • Job code: 241023-26567

Ark Nursing is a regional, established organisation that truly cares about you and your professional development. We have one mission: to deliver the highest standard of care to sick and vulnerable people. To do this, we invest in training opportunities to develop our teams of healthcare professionals.

Didsbury Court, the second of Ark Care Homes Ltd’s Residential Homes for the Elderly was acquired in 2013. It is a beautiful 16-bedded Victorian residence, registered to provide care to the over 65’s, dementia and infirm. Didsbury Court is managed by Sharon Mewis, along with her team of dedicated staff. Didsbury Court welcomes Day Care residents.

We’re actively seeking a Care Assistant to join our team. You will benefit from plenty of employee benefits such as flexible shift patterns and pay rate up to £23.76 per hour on a bank holiday.

As a Care Assistant, you’ll need to safeguard each individual to ensure that they can flourish, and that the best possible outcome is met at all times. Join our team of health and social care professionals to help make a difference in the lives of our service users today.

Full-time, Part-time, Day work and Night work roles available.

We are currently also offering a £500 bonus if you join our team, this bonus will be paid to you on successful completion of your probation.

Skills required to be a Care Assistant

❇️Previous Care experience necessary

❇️Ability to work well on your own and as part of a team

❇️Caring and compassionate

❇️Care Certificate qualification (not mandatory)

❇️First Aid qualification (not mandatory)

Benefits at Ark Nursing

❇️Joining bonus of £500 once probation has been completed

❇️Enhanced pay for working Christmas and Boxing Day & Bank Holidays up to £23.76 per hour

❇️Paid annual leave 28 days per year (based on hours / pro rata) inclusive of bank holidays

❇️Full paid induction programme

❇️Flexible working

❇️Excellent on-going training from day one and throughout your career

❇️Continuous training, mandatory and specialised

❇️Pension scheme

❇️Bonuses when you refer other nurses or carers to join our team

❇️Free Ark uniform

COVID-19 considerations

  • PPE Provided

Does the job role include personal care?: Yes

Working Patterns:


Essential details:

We will need a successful DBS application and two references.

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Please provide a telephone number
You can upload your CV here

Job location

Didsbury Court
17-19 Park Road

Job category

Care / support worker, Residential care home


Ark Care Homes Care you can trust

Type of organisation



Health and social care


At Ark Care Homes Ltd we believe that the care we provide can only be of the highest quality if we have the best staff to deliver it. By employing the right people, we ensure that we have the expertise to formulate and deliver robust and comprehensive Care Plans which are progressive, individualised and truly person-centred.

These include thorough risk assessments, positive behaviour support plans, lifelong learning goals, capacity assessments, best interest decisions and DOLS applications (where appropriate).
Ark Care Homes are homely, comfortable, inviting and designed to create the best possible therapeutic environments for the individuals in our care – they are also individualised to suit the needs of those living there.

Everyone living within our homes is actively encouraged to have their personal space just as they want it –  our homes are the client’s homes.

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