Job description

Working as a Care Assistant, you will be providing personal care and general support to older people and people with dementia who need long term residential care.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Physical tasks include: washing, dressing, bathing and feeding clients, including those with special needs arising from physical or mental deterioration.
  • Social duties include: talking to and motivating clients, helping clients to maintain contact with family and community, assisting with shopping, and organising group social activities.
  • Assisting in the creation of a supportive and homely atmosphere where clients can achieve maximum independence.
  • Co-operating with domestic staff to best meet the personal needs of the client.
  • Where appropriate, contributing to the establishment records, including support plans.
  • Escorting clients outside the establishment as required, e.g. to hospital, opticians etc.
  • Attending relevant training courses as agreed with the management staff.
  • Acting in a general supervisory capacity with students and volunteers.
  • Assisting with laundry duties and care of client's items.
  • Caring for the dying and attending to the needs of the deceased person and their relatives.
  • Assisting management with the administration of medication.


  • NVQ Level 2 in Direct Care or commitment to study to achieve the qualification.
  • Commitment to equality and diversity.
  • Willingness to undertake training.
  • Display the LCC values and behaviours at all times and actively promote them in others.
  • Enhanced DBS dated within the last 12 months. On the update service? You could be fast tracked through our recruitment process today.

Working with Archer Resourcing

We have been helping professionals find exciting new roles for a number of years, so we know exactly where to look when it comes to sourcing the best opportunities. We operate across the UK, and, with amazing relationships with the biggest employers in UK social care, we give you the best chance of landing your next role.

Due the high demand of CV's received we are unable to respond to all applications. However, we may hold your CV on file and contact you for future suitable roles.

We also offer a £250 referral bonus should you know of anyone who may be interested.

Must be eligible to work in the U.K

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