Care Assistant

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2017-12-22 Care Homes Job Title: Care Assistant

Job Setting: Care Home / Nursing Home

Job Role: Carer / Care Assistant / Care Support Worker

Date Posted: 22 Nov 2017

Job Location: Colchester , Essex

Salary: £7.55 to £7.85 per hour depending on experience

Hours: Full Time

Contact Name: Linda Allday

Job Reference: ref


Aveley Lodge is an award-winning family run Residential Home based in the quiet village of Fingringhoe, three miles out of Colchester town centre. We have a fabulous staff team who are loyal and committed to high standards of care. In the past thirteen months we have won or been nominated for 16 awards including Carer of the Year, Training and Development and Putting People First.

We are looking to add to our enthusiastic and committed staff team. Do you want to make a difference to the lives of our residents here at Aveley Lodge and be part of an award-winning team?

We are looking to recruit additional care workers to: -

  • Provide a homely and safe environment for up to 25 elderly adults including those with dementia so they can enjoy the most independent life as possible.

  • assist with personal care such as washing, dressing, and toileting and providing assistance at meals times

  • work collaboratively with other team members in a range of flexible rota arrangements, days, nights, weekends and bank holidays

  • Shift patterns are 8am to 3pm, 8am to 10pm, 3pm to 10pm and 10pm to 8am

  • Who are committed to training and development of themselves.

Role benefits:

  • Hourly rate of £7.55 - £7.85 depending on experience and qualifications.

  • Paid overtime at time and a half.

  • Company Pension Scheme

  • Additional annual leave after two years with the company.

  • Contract of 35 hours (5 shifts) per week

  • Full support and regular supervisions

  • Enhanced rate of pay for night shifts

  • Full induction given

  • Substantial training starting with the Care Certificate.

  • Company’s commitment to your personal development

Job offer is subject to DBS check and the cost of this will need to be met by applicant. If sufficient applications are received, this position may close before the expiry date.


  • NVQ 2 in Health and Soical Care is desirable but not essential
  • Be a team player as well as being able to work unsupervised

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