Care Assistant

£8.94 hourly
  • Keychange
  • Erith House/Lower Erith Rd, Torquay TQ1 2PX, UK
  • 11 Jan, 2022

Job Description

 Job Role: Care Assistant (days)

Hours: Full Time 

Pay Rate: £8.94 per hour 

Location: Erith House, Torquay TQ1


With almost 100 years of experience we want to share our success with you! Do you want to be part of our kind and caring team and continue our legacy?


Why Keychange Charity?

It may be that you share our values of providing loving care of the highest standard, it could be that we’re an adaptable charity which has responded to the demands of a rapidly changing society for almost 100 years, or it could be that you too believe that care is only as good as the people providing it, and want to be part of our journey – whatever your reason for choosing Keychange, we know you’ll love working with us!


We offer our employees a wide range of benefits from:

·       Six weeks paid holiday (including bank holidays)

·       Paid breaks

·       Pension contribution (if requirements are met)

·       Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) – based on Government published requirements

·       Keychange Sick Pay – up to 4 weeks (after qualifying period & claim requirements are met)

·       Bank holiday pay (if worked) – x2 (double time plus the day off included in the 6 weeks paid holiday)

·       Overtime – this will be offered based on the needs of the service and paid at usual rate of pay.



About the service:

Erith House in Torquay, combine a friendly approach, with a professional service, with all care plans tailored to individual needs; a homely, residential care home offering support to elderly residents with varying levels of independence, some of whom are living with mild dementia.


About the Role:

Being a Care Assistant with Keychange, you will:

·         Assist the people we support with day to day living tasks;

·         Encourage the people we support to live as independently as possible.

·         Helping the people we support to take part in activities;

·         Maintain an environment that is appropriate to the needs of the people we support.


About you:

Ideally we require previous experience within a care and support environment. Our great training, development, and support, means that we don’t require you to have experience. What we also ask is that you are happy to put the needs of others first, that you believe in treating everyone as equals and have a kind and caring nature.

Apply online today or email or call our recruitment team on 0121 713 8346 for more information.

Keychange is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion / belief, 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.