Job Description

We are currently recruiting for a Domestic Care Assistant to join our dedicated, passionate team in Cheriton Care Home, Dorchester.

New £500 welcome bonus available!

  • £10.00 per hour
  • Working weekends 9am - 2pm 
  • Paid induction training
  • Alternate weekends
  • Free DBS
  • Refer a friend scheme up to £1000
  • Outstanding career development
  • Fully funded training and career development (up to level 5)
  • Blue Light Care discount package
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Company pension scheme
  • Staff appreciation incentives

About The Role

Cheriton Care Home has 70 beds, and is located in the heart of Dorchester, close to Brewery Square and all the town’s amenities. We’re within easy reach of the A35 and both train stations. We are also right on the bus route to and from Weymouth.

As a Domestic Care Assistant, you’ll be ensuring that the home is kept clean, safe and comfortable for its residents, visitors and members of staff, by providing thorough housekeeping duties throughout the home. Working as part of a team is vital and you will be supporting Care Assistants by helping out with other duties such as moving and handling, as and when required.

About You

  • Previous experience in a domestic or housekeeping role is desirable but not essential
  • A good understanding of the importance of excellent infection control and the ability to work to a high standard, managing multiple tasks.
  • Good people skills and the ability to show strong empathy, with a caring and compassionate nature

About Agincare

We’re a family run business caring for people since 1986, this year we’re celebrating 35 years! With over 3,500 team members, we’re one of the UK’s largest care providers and are continuing to grow. With over 50 locations across our care homes, home care branches and live-in offices – there really is something for everyone.

We’ve been voted as the top care company to work for by Indeed, and our team agree – we’re proud that we average at 4/5* on employee reviews.

Equal opportunities are important to us at Agincare and we welcome applications from all.

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