Health Care Assistant (Nights) (Care Home)

£12.10 hourly
  • Friends of the Elderly
  • Wallingford OX10, UK
  • 16 Jun, 2022

Job Description

 Job Title: Health Care Assistant 

Contracted Hours: Full–time & Part Time

Salary/Pay Rate: £12.10 to £13.17 per hour 

Location: Moulsford, near Wallingford, OX10 – Driver highly desirable due to location

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

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:

There is great training here and everyone is really friendly – The Old Vicarage

Working for a charity that puts people at the heart of what we do

A care home rated ‘Outstanding’ for caring and 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

A bank holiday rate of between £12.65 – £22.90 per hour

Wellbeing – our Wellbeing Pledge is a commitment to all our colleagues to uphold our values as an employer. Promoting the wellbeing of colleagues is one of our top priorities; and in a changing and challenging environment, keeping everyone safe and respecting each other’s needs to encompass physical, emotional and mental health is important.


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?

The Old Vicarage is surrounded by beautiful grounds, providing a relaxing and friendly environment for our residents. We provide high–quality care and support services for residential, nursing and dementia 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 welcome 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.

We would prefer 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