Care Assistant
210003SM Requisition #

| Salary £18,562- £18,933 per annum | Permanent, Part Time, 21 hours per week |


We are currently looking to recruit a Care Assistant at Woodhill House in Morecambe to provide person-centred support to our residents.


Do you want to make a real and positive difference to the lives of older people? Are you kind, warm, reliable, committed, have a passion to help others and a desire to provide a high standard of care? Well, look no further, this job could be for you!


This is a part time, permanent position and you will be expected to work on the following days:


Week 1 – Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday

Week 2 – Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday


You will be expected to work every other weekend including bank holidays, if this falls on the weekend you are working. The hours will be 08:00 – 15:30.


This position is part time. Please note that the salary quoted above is the full time equivalent and if successful the salary received will be paid on a pro–rata basis. The hourly rate, however, will be £9.36. In addition, enhanced rates of pay will be paid for weekend and bank holiday working.

You do not need to have any care experience to join our team and we welcome applications from all sections of the community. In return, in addition to paying 'living wage' pay rates, we will make sure we provide and pay for your training, disclosure and barring service (DBS) application and uniform. 


Here are a few things we are looking for:


  • A caring nature - Do you have a genuine desire to make people's lives better?
  • Great people skills - Do you enjoy spending time with people and building relationships? Can you listen and put yourself in other people's shoes?
  • A team player – Do you work well with others?
  • Judgement and creativity - Can you use your own initiative and knowledge to deliver great care based on a person's individual needs? Can you use your creativity to make someone's day brighter and happier?
  • Ambition - Do you want to learn, develop your career and be even better at what you do?


If you can answer yes to these questions, we look forward to receiving your application.


If you want to know more about the role, please contact Carmel Croft on 01524 423588 for an informal discussion.


The proposed interview date will be to be confirmed.


For further information on this role please see the attached role profile.


 Job Description and Person Specification


The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Further information can be found on the 'Our Recruitment Process' tab.


This post is a COVID-19 critical post. The successful applicants will be required to undergo regular COVID-19 testing and government legislation mandates you will be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 from the 11 November 2021.


In return Lancashire County Council offers a range of benefits, found on our website here


We do not hold a sponsorship licence and can only consider applications from candidates who are legally entitled to work in the UK. If you do not have the right to work in the UK, your application will not progress.

We reserve the right to close down a vacancy early, before the closing date, if we receive sufficient applications.

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