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Night Care Assistant

Newton Abbot

  • Full time
  • 2024-04-25
  • £12.70 a hour
  • Travel expenses: no
  • Job term: Permanent
  • Job code: 280224-41809

Job description

If you’re passionate about providing the very best care in a residential care home setting, consider a move to South West Care Homes. We provide expert residential and dementia care to  hundreds of people in care homes across the South West.

Right now, we’re looking for an enthusiastic and committed Night Care Assistant to join the team at our care home in Newton Abbot. Our focus is on providing the highest quality service at all times. Is yours?

What you’ll be doing

  • Taking responsibility for the support, physical and emotional wellbeing and social needs of our residents.
  • Assisting and providing support for residents with personal care activities such as washing, personal hygiene, dressing and assisting with meals.
  • Checking residents regularly through the night, to make sure they are safe and reassured.
  • Helping to maintain accurate records, using our advanced iPod-based care system, and undertaking ongoing training.
  • Generally promoting our residents’ independence, choice, dignity and respect by delivering the very best standards of care.

What you’ll need

  • Ideally, some experience in a care environment and an NVQ in Care, although this is not as essential as your genuine desire to develop a career in this field
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well as part of a dedicated team
  • A respectful, courteous and compassionate nature and a belief in giving your personal best at all times and striving for continuous improvement

What we’ll offer you in return

  • A competitive pay rate
  • We cover the cost of your DBS Check
  • Regular protected supervision time
  • Help to sign up for the Blue Light discount card
  • High quality blended training
  • Enrolment onto, and training mapped to help achieve the Care Certificate
  • Access to Diplomas up to L7 as appropriate
  • Hot meal provided
  • Potential for over time
  • Health Assist Programme
  • Pension scheme available
  • 29 days annual leave
  • Being respected and appreciated as members of the South West Care Homes family

Passionate about making lives better, every decision we make is because we care. It’s why we inspire and support our carers to put our residents’ wellbeing at the heart of everything they do.

Does the job role include personal care?: Yes

Working Patterns:

12 hour shifts

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Job location

Lake View
4 South Road
Newton Abbot
TQ12 1HL

Job category

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


South West Care Homes Limited Where quality comes first

Type of organisation



Social care

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