Care Assistant

£10.63 hourly
  • Peacock Nursing Home
  • Livingston, UK
  • Mar 27, 2023
Full time Care and Nursing Home

Job Description

We have number of opportunities for experienced Care Assistants as well as for individuals who are looking for a career change to join our team. We have vacancies on day and night shifts with shift times are as follows:

Day shift: 07.15hrs– 19.30hrs

Twilight shift: 14.30hrs – 19.30hrs; 17.oohrs – 22.00hrs and 18.00hrs – 23.00hrs

Night shift: 19.15hrs – 07.30hrs

Main roles and responsibilities

Your main role as a Care Assistant within our homes is to ensure the highest quality, person-centred, care is given to our residents in accordance with their care plans. You will assist our residents in all aspects of their care needs whilst maintaining their comfort and dignity and will assure our residents retain their right of choice and remain as independent as possible.

No two days will be the same, whether you are assisting with personal care, helping at mealtimes, getting involved in resident activities and outings or just being a friendly face and a listening pair of ears over a cup of tea, your role will enhance the lives of the residents who live in our home.


To be successful in this role you will be dedicated to providing the best care and support to the residents in your care. You will be an effective communicator and work well as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Having your SVQ level 2 in Health and Social Care and previous experience in the care sector is beneficial but not essential as full training is provided.

Pay and benefits

As well as a competitive rate of pay, we offer all of our employees the following benefits:

· Hourly pay rate from £10.63 (£10.68 with SVQ Level 2)

· Excellent progression opportunities within the home

· Rewards & Recognition Programme

· Free learning and development with regular training

· Full support with SSSC registration

· Subsidised meals

· Continuous training and development to help you achieve your goals

· Excellent public transport links and free parking for staff

To Apply

Submit your CV via the APPLY button. Applications must be completed in person.

Job Type: Permanent

COVID-19 considerations:
All staff are asked to participate in the COVID-19 vaccination and testing programme and also take an annual influenza vaccination.