Senior Care Assistant

£10.11 - £11.92 hourly
  • Brunelcare
  • Glastonbury, UK
  • 04 May, 2022
Full time

Job Description

There has never been a better time to join our team of dedicated Care Assistants who make a positive difference in our Gold Standard Care Home in Glastonbury. 


This is an opportunity to make a real impact on people's lives, delivering outcome-focused care and support to help people make the most of their lives and remain as independent as possible.



About the role


  • To support with personal care needs on an individual basis recognising choice, ability and diversity
  • To recognise and actively encourage the importance of social activity in a person’s day
  • To understand the importance of a person’s life history and incorporate this into the daily care needs


About you


If you have had some experience within this field, we would love to hear from you. Whether you are an experienced carer looking for the next step or you want to develop further within a Senior Carer role, this could be the perfect opportunity for you. 


  • Experience in the care sector
  • Previous line management responsibilities are desirable 
  • Achieved or are working towards Diploma Level 3 in Health and Social Care
  • Enthusiastic, friendly and passionate about working with older people
  • Excellent communication skills, able to work on own initiative



COVID Vaccinations: 


Due to our work with older vulnerable adults and the provision of hands-on care, it is vital that we reduce any risks related to COVID-19. Therefore we request that all applicants have been fully vaccinated before commencing employment. Being fully vaccinated is a condition of employment with Brunelcare.



Job benefits


  • Competitive rates of pay, plus £1 an hour enhancement for weekends and double time for bank holidays
  • Equivalent to 30 days paid annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays), increasing to the equivalent of 33 after 5 years’ service (pro rata)
  • Comprehensive & Flexible Induction Provided
  • Free DBS Check (enhanced with lists) & uniform provided
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Pension Scheme – Death In Service Cover Included
  • Company Sick Pay – Linked to length of service
  • Care First Employee Assistance Programme, which provides a range of free confidential services


Please note this advert may close early if sufficient applications are received, so please apply at your earliest convenience. Previous applicants need not apply.