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08 Jan 2019

Care Assistant

Swindon, UK

£7.83 - £8.50


£7.83 - £8.50 per hour





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Our client in the Swindon area is a 60 bedded nursing home that is independently run and promotes the highest standards of care. The latest CQC report is rated "Good" in all areas. They have an exciting opportunity for a care assistant to join their passionate team of HCA's and SHCA's.

We are looking for care assistants who have a passion and desire to care for others and work alongside a team of care assistants to promote dignity and independence for all residents within the nursing home.

Training and support will be provided to care assistants from senior care assistants who have little or no previous experience within a care home.

These positions pay varying pay rates depending on qualifications in care.

- £8.00 per hour for candidates with no NVQs

- £8.20 per hour with NVQ Level 2

- £8.50 per hour with NVQ Level 3

Main duties for care assistants are as follows:


Providing personal care such as toileting, washing and dressing

Keeping residents comfortable and assisting in manual handling

Checking and reporting any change in residents conditions to a senior care assistant

Practical Support - Making beds, preparing food & laundry

Medical support - Taking temperatures, pulse etc

Liaise with visiting family and friends


Care assistants with previous experience within a care home and NVQ's within health and social care.


36 - 48 hours per week (alternate weekends) (Day + Night positions)