Senior Care Assistant

£11.50 - £12.60 hourly
  • St Michael's Home's ltd
  • Dudbrook Hall, Dudbrook Road, Kelvedon Hatch, Brentwood, UK
  • Jan 16, 2023
Full time Care and Nursing Home

Job Description

The post: Senior Care Assistant (Full time - Days)

We are seeking to recruit a senior care assistant who is able to lead our staff team in order to achieve our high standards of care. Shifts starts at 07:30 to 14:30 and 14:30 to 21:30 on a rota 42hrs per week available.

The person: To have a keen interest and experience in working with elderly people, in particular those who live with dementia.

To have achieved at least a level 2 qualification in Health and Social Care. To also have a “Can do” attitude, be caring, motivated and flexible. Have some training & experience in medication.

The company are keen to invest in your training and for you to grow and become a real asset to our team. This person will need to show a willingness to learn and build a career with us, training will be offered free of charge.

Who are we? St Michaels Homes Ltd is a small family run business that has successfully ran 2 care homes in Brentwood for the past 32 years. St Michaels Homes Ltd is reputed for its high quality of care. We passionately believe that care comes before profits and we put our residents’ care, welfare, well- being and safety at the centre of our business. We see our residents as people first and foremost regardless of their illnesses, conditions, age or disabilities. We firmly believe in empowering our residents lead an independent and dignified life as far as much as possible by exercising choice and having their rights respected.

Dudbrook Hall Care Centre is a 45 bedded home. It provides residential for a specific group of residents elderly and dementia residents, based upon their needs. Each shift has a Team Leader, who is assisted by a Senior Care Worker, a group of care workers and ancillary staff

Recently been inspected by the Care Quality Commissions under its new standards and regulations and have been awarded an overall rating of “GOOD” in its five main criteria, scoring high on staff satisfaction.

Remuneration Depending on length of relevant experience and qualification, our hourly rate of payment for week days starts at £11.50 per hour for weekends start at £12.60. These rates of payment are regularly revised each year and long service awarded. We offer in house and off site relevant training free of charge. Due to our location in beautiful Essex countryside we also provide a transport service for staff to & from Brentwood Station/town to the care home at a suberized rate.

Come join our great team call 01277 372426 option 2 for the manager or email the manager.

Please only contact us if you live within the Essex area. We will not respond to your enquiry if you do not live within Essex/east London areas.

  • Job Type: Permanent contract hrs
  • Holidays paid
  • Salary: £11.50 p/hour Weekdays
  • Extra £1 per hour on the weekends
  • Long service awarded
  • Qtr bonus for good attendance which equates to an additional 40p per hour
  • Great Pension Scheme
  • Overtime paid at enhanced weekend rate

Become a keyworker and make a difference with a great family run company who really wish to invest in its staff.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Part-time hours: 21 per week available 

Salary: £11.50-£12.50 per hour


  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Discounted or free food
  • Free or subsidised travel
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking
  • Referral programme


  • 10 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus scheme
  • Quarterly bonus
  • Yearly bonus


  • GCSE or equivalent (preferred)


  • care work: 1 year (preferred)


  • Good English (required)

Work authorization:

  • United Kingdom (required)

Work Location: One location