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Care Assistant

Job Description

Competitive hourly rates of £8.00 to £10.00 depending on qualifications, Cost of DBS / PVG Check, 28 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays*

We currently have opportunities for Care Assistants to join our team at Arthur's Court Care Home based in Street, Somerset. There are Full Time, Part Time and Bank positions available. Working hours are on a rota basis covering 24 hours a day.

Arthur's Court provides nursing, palliative and residential care for older people in a homely atmosphere. The dignity, independence, personal choices and wishes of residents are our number one priority. We mainly support people over 65, but we can support up to four adults with physical disabilities.


  • Providing daily care support to help maintain and improve, where possible, independence and mobility
  • Assist service users to carry out their activities of living e.g., dressing, eating and bathing
  • Set the dining room, serve and clear meals to a high standard
  • Provide in-between nourishment as instructed, including the service of tea/coffee etc. to visitors
  • Assist residents to choose from the daily menu and report any comments on food and requests for particular dishes
  • To keep all rooms clean and tidy at all-times ensuring a safe environment
  • Ensure service users are treated with privacy, dignity and respect at all times


  • 28 days annual leave, inclusive of bank holidays*
  • Competitive hourly rate
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Child Care Vouchers
  • Free parking
  • Cost of DBS / PVG Check
  • Comprehensive induction and on-going training and development
  • Uniform provided

*Terms Apply


  • Passion for delivering high quality care
  • Able to work as part of a team delivering high quality support services in accordance with an agreed plan
  • Demonstrate positive values in line with equal opportunities legislation
  • Able to promote and maintain independence, choice and respect throughout all aspects of the service
  • QCF or NVQ 2/3 in Care, or another relevant field - desirable
  • Ability to work to a high standard on your own initiative and as part of a larger team
  • Maintain confidentiality in all aspects of your work

This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS / PVG Disclosure which will be completed upon successful application. All applications will be dealt with on an individual basis in accordance with our policy and organisational requirements.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.