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Care - Night Care Assistant 1

Woodland Residential Home, Woodland Road, St Austell, Cornwall, United Kingdom Req #249
07 June 2021

Night Healthcare Assistants Level 1 or Level 2 - £8.95 - £10.10 p.h

30 hours per week.

Generous weekend working bonus, and every other weekend off.

We are the largest care provider in Cornwall. We are a not-for-profit organisation and a registered charity, giving practical assistance for all types of care.

"We believe in going above and beyond offering high-quality care, going that extra mile to improve lives every day."

As a healthcare assistant for Cornwall Care, you’ll be working in our Woodland Home alongside a team of likeminded individuals who all genuinely care about those people whose home you are working in.

Woodland is our residential home close to the town of St Austell. The residents we support here have a variety of needs, including dementia care. Our staff are a tightly bonded team – some of them started out with no prior experience, yet have proven to be the very best carers. We’re fabulously fortunate to have strong links with our local community too. Through donations and acts of kindness, they show us their love on a regular basis.

What you’ll do:

Assist and enable a client with their personal care needs

Assist and enable a client with eating and drinking

Follow, regularly keep up-to-date and understand the person’s plan of care and risk assessments.

Respect the dignity of each person in your care both by word and action

Develop relationships with each person in your care

What you’ll need:

At Level 1, you need no professional qualifications. 

At Level 2, you will have a Diploma (or equivalent) in Health and Social Care.

Good standard of literacy and numeracy

Excellent interpersonal skills

Excellent Communication skills

What you’ll receive:

Our hourly rates are broken down as below 

Level 1 - £8.95 (day shifts) £9.95 (night shifts) 

Level 2 - £9.10 (day shifts) £10.10 (night shifts) 

You’ll also receive improved rates for weekend working and every other weekend off.

You’ll have access to free 24 hour counselling and legal advice services, shopping discounts with high street retailers and local supplier and discounted gym memberships.

If you’re looking for a career with Cornwall Care, there are very real opportunities to progress with us. We have HCA Levels 1-4, and being a large organisation means a huge variety of other roles, right across the county. 

Our brilliant Care Academy, in partnership with Cornwall College, gives you access to free courses and qualifications – from improving your basics like maths, English and computer skills, to apprenticeships and industry-recognised Diplomas. The Cornwall Care world is your oyster!

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Woodland Residential Home, Woodland Road, St Austell, Cornwall, United Kingdom