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Senior Care Assistant

Heanton Nursing Home

Job Description

Heanton Nursing Home


We are looking for Senior Care Assistants to join our team at

Heanton Nursing Home, Heanton Punchardon, North Devon EX31 4DJ

Heanton Nursing Home stands in the peaceful village of Heanton Punchardon in the heart of Devon. It is set in grounds overlooking the Estuary with uninterrupted views of the beautiful surrounding Countryside.

Ethical Responsibilities:


To promote individual independence, dignity and respect by delivering the highest possible standards of care to our Residents living at Heanton Nursing Home.


Taking responsibility to ensure the well-being of our Residents, including making sure their physical, emotional and social needs are met.  You should be someone who is emotionally intelligent and passionate about care and making a difference in other people’s lives.




Some of the benefits of working at Heanton Nursing Home include:


  • Excellent Salary
  • Flexible shift patterns to include bank, part-time or full-time work
  • Bank Holiday Enhancement
  • Opportunities for progression
  • Free DBS
  • Subsidised staff meals
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Rewards for recommending a friend to come and join our team
  • Subsidised Private Healthcare
  • Corporate Rates on your Household Insurance
  • Working for a company who has gained numerous awards in Care, and who are one of the UK’s fastest growing Healthcare Providers


Training & Development:


We use The Skills for Care training targets to ensure that our Senior Care Assistants fulfil the aims of Heanton Nursing Home and meet the changing needs of our Residents.


We recognise that training not only improves the nursing home, but improves the quality of life for those you care for by providing for them in the safest, most appropriate way.  Furthermore, individual staff members benefit by improving their own skills which hopefully will stay with them forever.


Awards & Schemes


We are proud to be a founding member of the National Care Benevolent Fund which provides for those in the care sector who may fall upon hard times.


We are also working towards a specialist household care model that promotes quality of life for people living with dementia.






Heanton have state of the art equipment and facilities including:


  • 52 Bedrooms with a mixture of Single and Doubles
  • All Rooms equipped with sophisticated Nurse Call Point Technology
  • A Wet-Room on each floor with Assisted Showers
  • A lovely Conservatory with a Jubilee Terrace overlooking the Estuary
  • Accessible Gardens and Summer House
  • 3 Large Lounges with Plasma Screen Televisions
  • Formal Dining Room serving freshly home-cooked meals
  • Hair Dressing Salon with a visiting Hair-Dresser
  • Visiting Chiropodist
  • Dedicated Activities Staff to organise hobbies, outings and events
  • Art Room
  • A well equipped Staff Room with a Plasma TV and comfortable chairs

Job Requirements

Experience & Qualifications:


  • Experience working within a care environment
  • To have a genuine passion to care for people
  • Be able to communicate at all levels
  • Be a team player and have the ability to supervise a team
  • Have exceptional organisational skills
  • Be willing to participate in Vocational Training Programmes
  • Have a NVQ Level 3 in Care
  • Have a satisfactory Police Check and a check against the POVA list

Contact Info

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Recruitment Team
0117 938 7760
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