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Care Assistant


  • Full time
  • 2022-02-07
  • £9.25 - £9.55 a hour
  • Travel expenses: no
  • Job term: Permanent
  • Job code: 271221-26714

We are looking for a kind and reliable Care Assistant to join our friendly, dedicated team. Full time or part time.

Ideally you should have some qualifications in social care and experience of caring for elderly people, including those living with dementia.  However, if you live locally and feel that you have the qualities needed for this role, we would like to hear from you. You may have some relevant experience caring for a relative, or are looking for work that you feel helps people and is truly worthwhile.  In this role you will:

Help our residents with all aspects of their personal care, taking medicines and having meals

Be organised and efficient at record-keeping, writing notes and working with care plans

Show empathy and patience, spending time with individual residents and helping them to participate in activities

Be actively involved in our staff training programme

Be able to work flexible shifts. We operate 6 or 12 hour shifts, 8-2, 2-8, 8-8, on a two-weekly rota, including alternate weekends.  Occasional night shifts may be required to cover annual leave. (Pay enhancements for weekends, nights)

Full time or part time

Preferred qualification: NVQ level 2 in Health and Social Care. However, if you live locally and have some relevant experience, are looking to return to work, or are keen to start a career in care and willing to undertake training immediately, we would like to hear from you

DBS check and 2 references required

We offer: free DBS check, free uniform, staff training programme, support and encouragement to progress your career in care

Please note that applicants would need to comply with the latest Government legislation/regulations regarding Covid vaccination. This requires that all persons within the scope of the regulations will need to be fully vaccinated in order to work in a care home unless they are medically exempt



Essential details:

We are looking for a Carer to join our team caring for elderly residents at our small, friendly, GOOD-rated Residential Care Home in Ilfracombe. Care qualifications preferred but we welcome applications from newcomers to care and will organise training.  Full time or part time.  Must be willing to to work some weekends, at enhanced hourly rate.

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Job location

Pinehurst Care Home
14 Chambercombe Park Road
EX34 9NQ

Job category

Care / support worker, Entry level roles, Residential care home


Pinehurst Care Home Friendly care home in Ilfracombe

Type of organisation



Social care


Pinehurst Care Home in Ilfracombe has been established for over 30 years, providing a true family home for our residents.  Our staff are key to creating the warm, friendly and informal atmosphere that makes residents and their families choose our home. We have 21 rooms and care for residents over 65, some living with dementia. Most are permanent residents; occasionally we provide short-term/respite care. Our CQC rating is GOOD in all categories.



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