Care Assistant (Residential)

Job Description

Do you like to connect with people, make a difference and do the right thing?     

Somerset Care is an award-winning not-for-profit provider of care across the South West. When people think about care, they think of the Somerset Care Group.

We recruit based on values – you do not need to have experience, as we provide all the training required!

FULL TIME 35 HOURS PER WEEK POSITIONS AVAILABLE!

  • As a valued member of our team, Care Assistants are key to helping us provide the support and care our residents deserve.
  • Care Assistants do more than a job, they change a life. You would be part of a team that provides high quality, person-centred care which allows our residents to live their lives as they choose.
  • You’ll be working from care plans, supporting residents through mealtimes, engaging in activities and providing companionship.
  • By joining us as a Care Assistant, you will help support the values of making a difference and doing the right thing, which makes this so much more than a just a job.
  • Our Care Assistant pay rate of £11.44 per hour (with an uplift to £12.44 on weekends for delivered care hours!) recognises the value of our team members.

“I have always felt very proud to work for Somerset Care and feel very grateful for the career opportunities & support I have been given.”

Everything we do at Somerset Care is underpinned by our four core values: Connecting with people, Making a difference, Doing the right thing and Embracing change

Apply now to speak to our friendly recruitment team!

We really care about our staff and offer a range of excellent benefits:

  • Full company induction, ongoing training to gain NVQ & Care qualifications plus the opportunity to start an Apprenticeship
  • We have partnered with Wagestream so you can access your earned wages before payday
  • Blue Light Card – provides access to more than 15,000 discounts from large national retailers to local businesses!
  • Access to The Hub online learning platform – our one stop shop for learning & development
  • Free counselling service - 24-hour helpline for staff and their families
  • Fully paid induction and DBS paid by Somerset Care
  • Wellbeing support available, covering a wide range of support services and events.
  • Reward and recognition – Bright Sparks, Somerset Care Group Awards, Long Service Awards
  • Refer a Friend Bonus – £350 per person you refer (Uncapped and paid on successful appointment)

If you would like to have a chat with our friendly recruitment team, please call us on 01823 802 637 and select Option 1.

Somerset Care Group is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion / belief, sexual orientation or age.

We reserve the right to close this advert early if we are able to appoint to the vacancy before the advertised closed date.