Care Assistant

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2018-04-08 Care Homes Job Title: Care Assistant

Job Setting: Care Home / Nursing Home

Job Role: Carer / Care Assistant / Care Support Worker

Date Posted: 09 Mar 2018

Job Location: Stockton-on-Tees , Durham

Salary: £7.50 7.50 per hour

Hours: Part Time

Contact Name: Sue Oxley


Mariposa Care are looking to recruit enthusiastic, highly motivated Care Assistants to join our team at Cherry Tree Care Home in Stockton. This role combines care and friendship to both residents and their families in order for them to retain their dignity and individuality.

We have vacancies available to work both Days and Nights.

Hours – 24 hours per week

Pay- £7.50 per hour


  • 20 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Refer a Friend Incentive
  • Membership of Perkbox
  • Free Uniform
  • Pension Scheme

What the role involves:

  • You will work under the guidance of a Senior Care Assistant or Registered Nurse and have responsibility for the physical and emotional wellbeing and social needs of our residents.
  • You will attend to personal care for our residents, such as washing, dressing and assisting with meals.
  • You will pay attention to assisting residents who have limited mobility or physical/learning difficulties.
  • You will complete accurate daily records and observe care plan needs for resident with vigilance and full understanding.
  • You will promote residents’ independence and wellbeing, involving them in daily activities alongside a high-quality standard of care.
  • You will be prepared to take part in mandatory training and maintain your professional knowledge.

To succeed in this role, you will need:

  • Relevant formal qualifications such as an NVQ Level 1 or 2 in healthcare, although this may not be essential as training may be provided.
  • Excellent communication skills and be able to work both independently and as part of a team within a busy care home environment.
  • To be flexible, enthusiastic and should be able to demonstrate experience and competence in a relevant role. Experience within a care home setting would be desirable.
  • Be willing to apply for a DBS.


  • Previous experience desirable

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