Health Care Assistant in a Care Home

£10 - £11 monthly
  • Five Gables Care Home
  • 268 Station Road, West Moors, Ferndown, UK
  • May 30, 2022
Full time Care and Nursing Home

Job Description

We are a small family run care home, with 12 elderly residents and we are looking for a caring individual to join our friendly care team to provide the best person centred care possible for our residents.


  • Weekend pay enhancements, an extra £1 on a Saturday & extra £1.50 on a Sunday - our minimum rate is £9.70/hour, therefore, you would be paid £10.70 an hour on Saturday, and £11.20 per hour on a Sunday
  • Staff incentives
  • Overtime offered
  • Free parking
  • Meal provided if on a long shift
  • Tea/coffee and snacks provided
  • Paid breaks
  • Friendly care team
  • Small care home
  • Family run environment

A few of the main details:

We have two day care posts available and one night care post: 

  • Day shifts: 30-36 hours a week (both roles as we have two posts available for 30-36 hours)
  • Night shifts: Up to 18 hours a week, Thursday, Friday Saturday and Sunday nights (every or alternate) available. Please ask for more details
  • 6 or 12 hour shifts (all night shifts are 12 hours)
  • Shift times: 7am to 1pm, 1pm to 7pm, 7am to 7pm, or 7pm to 7am
  • Day shifts including alternate weekends (every other) and an occasional night shift if cover is needed (very rarely)
  • Assisting in personal care
  • Ensuring that the residents physical and emotional needs are always met
  • Helping with the preparation and serving of meals and drinks
  • Assisting with activities for the residents, including taking them out for walks, nail painting, hand and foot massages, arts & crafts, bingo, quizzes, etc.
  • Free uniform and DBS cost re-imbursed after 6 months employment
  • New employees will receive a £200 joining bonus after passing their 12-week probation period, and another £200 after an additional 12-weeks (£400 bonus in total after 6 months employment)

Care experience is preferable, although full training will be given, we are looking for a quick learner with good use of initiative and able to multitask in a fast paced environment.

If this sounds like something that would interest you, please call us on 01202 875130 or email at: