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Care Assistant – Days & Nights available


  • Full time
  • 2022-09-30
  • £9.45 - £16.95 a hour
  • Travel expenses: no
  • Job term: Bank
  • Job code: 010822-33527

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.

Acorn Manor – A Care Home for people with learning difficulties – is the second care home opened by Ark Care Homes Ltd, welcoming residents since 2006. It is situated on the outskirts of the historic port town of Bideford, just a couple of miles from the seaside villages of Westward Ho! and Instow and approximately 10 miles from Barnstaple, North Devon’s main town.

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.

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

❇️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

Essential details:

We will  need a successful DBS application and two references.

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You can upload your CV here

Job location

Acorn Manor
Raleigh Hill, Heywood Road
EX39 3PG

Job category

Care / support worker, Learning disabilities, 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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