Care home jobs

Careers that make a difference
Are you looking for a career with heart?

If caring for others comes naturally to you, you could be a care assistant in one of our care homes. Whether you’re already experienced or new to care, we will offer you full support as you embark on a rewarding career that will make a difference to someone’s life.

We strive to provide a warm, friendly and stimulating environment for all our resident and central to everything we do is to treat people as individuals, which we call person-centred care. 

Working in one of our care homes means that you can enjoy community and company, with support from a friendly and professional team. We have an exciting range of roles; from positions for experienced care workers to care jobs for students, such as with Samson’s story.

Agincare is a family-owned business that has provided reliable and professional care since 1986. We put people first, which goes for more than just our clients. To ensure your work is valued correctly, we’ve introduced our new and improved benefits when you start your career with Agincare. Join one of the largest care groups in England with over 3,500 staff, and a commitment to ongoing progression and growth.

We have many exciting jobs in our care homes, particularly for:

Benefits of working in our care homes

  • Working within a friendly and professional team
  • Above average pay rates for the sector
  • £500 welcome bonus
  • Paid induction training period
  • Fast-tracked job offer system
  • Flexible working patterns
  • DBS paid
  • Contracted hours
  • Long service bonus
  • Excellent career progression
  • Free and ongoing training opportunities through our commitment to Continuous Professional Development
  • Free meals on full shift
  • National Health Discount Scheme, offering up to 60% off high street names
  • Discounts offered by the Blue Light Card
  • Employee Assistance Programme with access to medical, financial and emotional support
  • We also recruit globally, because care is universal
  • Earn up to £1,000 when you refer a friend for certain jobs within Agincare

Care home jobs near me

View care home jobs in the following locations:

Nursing home jobs near me

We also have nursing home jobs in the following locations:

  • Derby
  • Poole, Dorset
  • Bexhill, East Sussex
  • Hayling Island, Hampshire
  • Farnham, Surrey
  • Littlehampton, West Sussex
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Why become a care assistant?

If you are thinking of becoming a care assistant then you have already taken the first step in making a difference to a person’s life.

Caring about others and pursuing a career in care needs individuals who have a desire to improve people’s quality of daily life.

Joining our care team at Agincare offers you a chance to fulfil your call to care, with competitive pay, great benefits and flexibility as well as a fully supported care assistant training programme.

Care assistant job description

Some of your duties will include

  • Personal care – help to get up or going to bed, washing, bathing, dressing and going to the toilet
  • Supervision of medication – overseeing when medication is taken (training will always be given according to the customer’s care plan)
  • Companionship – offering emotional support, making conversation, keeping one another company
  • Social interaction – including helping residents take part in leisure activities, games, and day trips

We place huge importance on getting to know our residents. Understanding their needs enables you to nurture your relationship with them, and this is the foundation of good care.

Care experience is not essential. If you have the passion to care for others, we will ensure you have the right training for your role.

See full care assistant job description (PDF)
Day in the life of a care home worker
Care home jobs - current vacancies

Deputy Care Home Manager

Weymouth, DT4 7LG

Agincare are pleased to offer a new opportunity for a Care Home Deputy Manager in Weymouth£25.000-28,000 per year42 hours per weekRefer a friend scheme up to £1000Outstanding career developmentBlue Light Care discount packageEmployee Assistance ProgrammeCompany pension schemeStaff appreciation incentivesAbout The RoleAgincourt Care Home is a s... Read More

Agincare are pleased to offer a new opportunity for a Care Home Deputy Manager in Weymouth£25.000-28,000 per year42 hours per weekRefer a friend sc...

Salary
£25000 - £28000

Posted
27/10/2021

Care Team Leader

Weymouth, DT4 7LF

We are currently recruiting for a Care Team Leader to join our dedicated, passionate team in Weymouth.New £500 welcome bonus available!Up to £10.15 per hourFull-time contract availablePaid induction trainingAlternate weekendsFree DBSRefer a friend scheme up to £1000Outstanding career developmentFully funded training and career development (up t... Read More

We are currently recruiting for a Care Team Leader to join our dedicated, passionate team in Weymouth.New £500 welcome bonus available!Up to £10.15...

Salary
Excellent benefits

Posted
27/10/2021

Clinical Lead

Hayling Island, PO11 0BA

We are currently recruiting for a Clinical Lead to join our dedicated, passionate team in Hayling IslandNew £500 welcome bonus available!Up to £19.90 per hourPaid induction trainingAlternate weekendsFree DBSRefer a friend scheme up to £1000Outstanding career developmentFully funded training and career development (up to level 5)Blue Light Care ... Read More

We are currently recruiting for a Clinical Lead to join our dedicated, passionate team in Hayling IslandNew £500 welcome bonus available!Up to £19....

Salary
£19.90 - £19.90

Posted
27/10/2021

Frequently asked questions

Do you need experience to become a care assistant in a care home?

Experience is not always necessary as we are prepared to offer successful candidates comprehensive training. It’s important that you have a desire to care for people and improve their quality of life. We expect a high standard of English language – written and spoken and strong communication skills.

What qualities does a care assistant need?

We are looking for caring, compassionate and friendly individuals who are trustworthy, patient and kind. Being a care assistant requires reliable, motivated people, who are resourceful in their approach to caring for others. Often you will need to adapt to situations as they arise but we are here to support you and ensure you have all the backing and reassurance to meet any challenges you may face. Ultimately, we need people who have a good heart.

What do care assistants in a care home do?

The role of a care assistant within one of our care homes is to provide practical support and care to residents. We pride ourselves is getting to know our residents and your role as a care assistant is really important to providing that level of personalised care. Client care responsibilities can include washing, dressing and helping with everyday tasks like paying bills, as well as providing emotional support or company.

How flexible is the work of a care assistant?

Working as a care assistant offers flexibility that fits around your lifestyle. There are full time and part-time roles available, and those can also be tailored to the days and times that you are available for work.

How much do care assistants get paid?

We offer competitive rates of pay. See individual jobs for exact rates.

Do I have to pay for my DBS?

No, you will not be expected to cover the cost of your DBS check.