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Care Assistant

Abbeyfield Living Society
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Formby, England, United Kingdom

Role: Care Assistant
Rate of Pay:
£12.58 p/h
Hours: 24 or 36 Hours
Shift Times: 8am - 8pm covering Weekdays and alternative Weekends
Address: Halcyon House, 55 Cable St, Formby, Liverpool L37 3LU 

For almost 70 years, Abbeyfield Living Society has been a leading provider of housing and care for older people across England. We're dedicated to exceptional care, and we know it starts with an exceptional team.

Are you someone who thrives on making a difference? Join us and build a rewarding career where your skills and compassion truly matter.

Abbeyfield, Halcyon House is a nursing home charity, offering care for older people in the heart of the village of Formby in Liverpool, Merseyside.

The Role of Care Assistant

  • As one of our highly valued Care Assistants, you'll be at the front line of care delivery.
  • You’ll help residents with their individual care needs, such as personal care, medical care and following social interests.
  • You’ll build a special bond with each resident, and give professional and emotional support during difficult times, such as periods of illness.
  • Your days as a Care Assistant will be varied, interesting and rewarding. You’ll assist residents with washing, dressing, eating, drinking and getting around. 
  • Importantly, you’ll help make them feel at home.  You’ll be respectful of residents’ choices; their dignity and independence.
  • You’ll also be integral to developing residents Care Plans, which includes being aware of any specialist support needs.

Pay & Benefits

At Abbeyfield, we are committed to rewarding our staff for their hard work. Our many benefits include:

  • £12.58 p/h pay, benchmarked annually.
  • 31 days paid leave, including bank/public holidays
  • Comprehensive induction
  • Paid Breaks
  • Unlimited opportunities to earn £500 via our 'refer a friend' scheme
  • Free Parking
  • Medicash
  • Life Assurance
  • Pay progression within role based on skills and contribution
  • Learning and career development opportunities
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Company pension
  • Discounted gym membership
  • An employee assistance programme
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Shop and save vouchers
  • Striving for independent accreditation as a menopause friendly organisation
  • Opportunity to obtain Blue Light Card discounts
  • Paid Uniform & DBS

About You

  • Are you sensitive, empathetic and love to care for others? Do you enjoy building meaningful relationships and making a real difference? If that sounds like you, we think you’ll fit right in at Abbeyfield!  
  • Whether you’re new to the world of care or looking to retrain, we’re looking for people to join our growing team of care assistants.

Please note this role will require eligibility to work in the UK, two satisfactory employment references and an Enhanced DBS check, the cost of which will be met by Abbeyfield. You may be asked to provide details regarding convictions; failure to disclose convictions may result in an offer of employment being revoked.

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Other details

  • Job Family Care, Activities & Care Compliance
  • Job Function 1. Operations
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate £12.58
  • Max Hiring Rate £12.85