Health Care Assistant (Care Home)

£9.93 hourly
  • Friends of the Elderly
  • Coulsdon, UK
  • 11 Jan, 2022

Job Description

 Job Title: Health Care Assistant (maternity cover)

Contracted Hours: FTC Part time 6 MONTHS

Salary/Pay Rate: £9.93 – £11.44

Location: Coulsdon, Surrey

Will you promote wellbeing, strive for excellence, treat people with respect, and keep everyone safe? If the answer is yes, look no further.

Here at Friends of the Elderly, we’re looking for passionate Health Care Assistants to join our team on a  part time basis with great flexibility on shift times and more!

Why work for us?

We’re proud to say many of our staff have been with us for more than 10 years and some for more than 20. We are committed to investing in our teams, which is why we offer a great list of employee benefits specifically with you in mind:

  • Working for a charity who put people at the heart of what we do
  • A care home rated overall ‘Good’ by CQC
  • Excellent training and clear career development pathways
  • Retail discounts – save money and earn points at over 3,500 retailers
  • Recommend–a–friend scheme – earn £250 for each referral
  • Long service awards
  • Health Cash Plan & Employee Assistance Programme 
  • Bank holiday pay rate £11.42 – £13.52

What are the duties?

  • Enhancing the lives of our residents every day
  • Assisting with personal care and supporting with additional needs
  • Serving meals and assisting at meal times
  • Providing emotional support for our residents and resident’s family members


What skills do I need?

Overall, we don’t require you to have experience or qualifications. We only require you to be passionate about supporting our residents. We’ll provide you all the outstanding training and tools that you need; all we ask is a willingness to learn and a genuine enthusiasm to encourage others to live their lives to the full.

What is the home like?

Tucked away within picturesque grounds behind Woodcote Park Golf Course, Orford House is built in the Georgian style and specialises in residential care.

Friends of the Elderly has been supporting and caring for older people since 1905.  Over a century later, Friends of the Elderly is working to ensure that all older people have the opportunity to live fulfilled and respected lives.

Apply online today or email or call our friendly recruitment team on 0300 369 0552 for more information.

Friends of the Elderly is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion / beliefs, sexual orientation or age.

We reserve the right to close this advert early if we are able to appoint to the vacancy before the advertised closed date.

In line with the Equality Act 2010, this role has a genuine occupational need for a specific gender requirement.

We require all staff joining Friends of the Elderly to have received or be in the process of getting their COVID–19 vaccination. This is to support the protection of our staff, our residents and wider staffing teams.