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Day Care Assistant


  • Full time
  • 2024-07-31
  • £11.80 a hour
  • Travel expenses: no
  • Job term: Permanent
  • Job code: 190624-50519

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 Care Assistant to join the team at our care home in Crediton Our focus is on providing the highest quality service at all times. Is yours?

What you’ll be doing:

Under the guidance of a Team Leader, taking responsibility for the support, physical and emotional well being 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

Providing physical and mental stimulation by taking part in recreational and social activities with residents, both individually and as a group

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

· Comprehensive induction and on-going training and development

· Hot meal provided

· Pension scheme available

· 28 days annual leave

Does the job role include personal care?: Yes

Working Patterns:

36 hours a week

3 x 12 hour shifts

4 week rota

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Job location

Kenwyn Care Home
Albert Road
EX17 2BZ


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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