Senior care assistants

We’re hiring people skilled in care. If this is you, you could be a senior care assistant.

Senior care assistant jobs near me

If you have previous experience providing care, you can apply for one of our senior care assistant jobs.

We are looking for senior care assistants across the whole of England and have vacancies in each of the following areas:

What qualities does a senior care assistant need?

  • A caring nature and desire to make a difference in someone’s life
  • Previous experience in a social care setting
  • Excellent communication and customer skills
  • NVQ3 or above or another professional qualification in care
  • The right to work in the UK
  • A good level of English – both written and spoken
  • Approachable and supportive nature
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Senior care assistant benefits

  • Competitive pay
  • Welcome bonus of up to £500
  • Paid induction training period
  • DBS paid upfront
  • An opportunity to give back to those who need it most
  • Flexible working patterns or contracted hours available
  • Fast-tracked job offer system
  • Excellent career progression
  • Contracted hours with flexible working
  • Supported internal training
  • Have a voice to share your ideas to improve and develop the service
  • Blue Light Card and 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
  • Free DBS and free meals on full shift
  • Long service bonus
  • Pension contributions
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Senior care assistant vacancies

Senior Care Assistant

Shaftesbury , SP7

About The RoleA typical day in the life of a Home Care Assistant will help support our customers in a variety of ways depending on their needs, this could include, providing personal care, Medication management, Light Domestic Duties, Meal Prep, Shopping & Companionship.Earn up to £10.55 per hour as a Home Care AssistantFull time & part-time... Read More

About The RoleA typical day in the life of a Home Care Assistant will help support our customers in a variety of ways depending on their needs, this...

Salary
£10.30 - £10.55

Posted
19/08/2021

Senior Care Assistant

Dorchester, DT1 1RX

About The RoleA typical day in the life of a Home Care Assistant will help support our customers in a variety of ways depending on their needs, this could include, providing personal care, Medication management, Light Domestic Duties, Meal Prep, Shopping & Companionship.Earn up to £10.55 per hour as a Home Care AssistantFull time & part-time... Read More

About The RoleA typical day in the life of a Home Care Assistant will help support our customers in a variety of ways depending on their needs, this...

Salary
£10.30 - £10.55

Posted
19/08/2021

Senior Care Assistant

Eastbourne , BN21 4RB

A typical day in the life of a Senior Home Care Assistant will help support our customers in a variety of ways depending on their needs, this could include, providing personal care, Medication management, Light Domestic Duties, Meal Prep, Shopping & Companionship.We’re looking for Senior Home Care Assistants for our Eastbourne Home Care branc... Read More

A typical day in the life of a Senior Home Care Assistant will help support our customers in a variety of ways depending on their needs, this could ...

Salary
£10.95 - £11.45

Posted
02/10/2021

Senior care assistant - what are the main duties?
  • Leading and working alongside the health care team
  • Providing practical support and care to residents, including personal, emotional & social care as outlined in individual care plans
  • Contribute to plans of care that promote an environment conducive to a high standard of care, based on the needs and wishes of residents
  • Safe and accurate medication administration
  • Supporting, mentoring & developing the health care team

About Agincare

We provide a wide range of care services tailored to a person’s needs and have a range of care careers available across our live-in care, home care, and care home businesses.

We are a family-owned business that has provided reliable and professional care since 1986. We pride ourselves in putting the person first and fully understanding the needs of each individual, ensuring a good fit between care assistant and customer at all times.

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Frequently asked questions

Do you need experience to become a senior care assistant?

Senior care assistants need to have some experience in social care and an NVQ level 3 or equivalent qualification.

What qualities does a senior care assistant need?

We are looking for caring, compassionate and friendly individuals who are trustworthy, patient and kind. Ultimately, we need people who have a good heart.

Being a senior care assistant requires reliable, motivated people, who are resourceful in their approach to caring for others.

How much do senior care assistants get paid?

We offer above average rates of pay and a range of benefits. See individual job vacancies for details.

How flexible is the work of a senior care assistant?

Working as a senior care assistant offers flexible work 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.

You will need to have a valid UK driving licence and access to a car so that you can make your visits.