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Day Care Assistant


From  £10.30 per hour - 35 hours per week

Job Description

The role of a Care Assistant requires the ability to communicate effectively, empathise with the needs of others and offer both kindness and patience.  As a Day Care Assistant you are very much valued by those you care for and their families. For those who wish to pursue a career in care this role is a perfect starting point.

  •  Preparing breakfast and giving it to clients & helping clients who need help in eating to do so.

  •  Assisting clients upon waking and helping them with personal hygiene and dressing.

  •  Making sure residents rooms are kept tidy.

  •  Assisting the Head Housekeeper with cleaning.

  •  Assisting the Laundry Manager when required.

  •  Participating in activities with the residents.

  •  Providing our residents and visitors with refreshments.

  •  Ensuring clients have sufficient toiletries.

  •  Assisting catering staff with the preparation of food.

  •  Smiling and listening to our residents and creating a homely space.

  •  Keeping a record of care for all of our residents using the Mobile Care Monitoring system (training will   be given).

Job Requirements

  • DBS Clearance and References - The Old Vicarage pays for DBS Clearance.

  • Flexibility regarding working hours.

  • No experience necessary as we are willing to train.

  • Weekend availability.


  • Increment of £0.10 for NVQ 2.

  • Increment of £0.15 for NVQ 3.

  • Bonus of £2 per hour for exceeding contracted hours.

  • 20 pence per mile commuting fuel allowance for journeys over 15 miles.

  • Starting bonus of £ 250 (payable after 13 weeks trial period).

  • Funding towards college.

  • Funding towards driving lessons.

  • On-site parking.

  • A uniform is provided.

If you are interested in the role of Day Care Assistant at our lovely and friendly, Cumbrian Residential Care Home in Grange over Sands, please click on the link below to complete the Application Form. We welcome all applications but we must advise, we do not provide a relocation package or UK Visa Employment Sponsorship.

Good Luck!

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