Day Care Assistant

Care Assistant
200001IV Requisition #

|Salary £18,065 - £18,426 per annum | Permanent | Part-Time, 12.25 hours per week


We are currently looking to recruit a Care Assistant at Favordale in Colne 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 – Monday, Tuesday, Saturday
Week 2 – Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

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 08:00-11:30.


This position is part time. Please note that the salary quoted is 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.


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 Sarah Williams on 01282 860449 for an informal discussion.

The proposed interview date will be 3 September 2020.

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


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.


Shortlisting / interviewing for this role will take place on a regular basis so we encourage you to submit an application as soon as possible.


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