Care Assistant

Pin icon FY8 Lytham St Annes
Pound Sterling icon £11.44 per hour
Clock icon Permanent
Calendar icon 18 Apr 2024
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Join this leading provider of domiciliary care as a Care Assistant in the beautiful coastal town of Lytham St Annes and make a positive impact in the lives of the elderly and people with mental health challenges.

Care Assistant
Lytham St Annes, FY8 1PN

  • Full time, permanent
  • Could include weekends / sleep ins / waking nights
  • £11.44 per hour

Please Note: Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK

Our client, a values-driven company established in 1990, is a leading provider of social care provision services covering the entire London area, operating nationally and starting up in the UAE. They support neurodiverse individuals within the UK and provide values-driven support from their dedicated staff.

The successful applicant will be part of a dedicated team delivering high-quality, person-centred care in a way that respects the dignity of the individual, promoting independence and wellbeing.

Why work for our client?

This is a wonderful opportunity to join a care provider that has been National Autistic Society accredited since 2019 - an internationally recognised quality standard. Our client has been providing quality care to the elderly and individuals with specific mental health needs for over 30 years.

Alongside a generous salary, our client can also offer you:

  • Social activities to get involved with
  • Company pension
  • Flexible working hours
  • Supportive and collaborative team
  • The chance to work for a values-driven company that has been established for over 30 years
  • Training opportunities provided by an award-winning trainer

The role:

As a Care Assistant, you will play a key role in ensuring the seamless operation within Lytham St Annes. If you are an experienced and compassionate healthcare professional this could be the role for you!

Key responsibilities

  • Provide personal care with privacy
  • Assist with mobility aids and maintenance
  • Engage residents in activities
  • Escort to appointments
  • Understand and contribute to care plans
  • Maintain accurate records
  • Aid during meals and support the cook
  • Manage laundry and light tasks
  • Respond to nurse calls promptly
  • Report incidents and complaints
  • Attend meetings and training
  • Perform other duties as required


  • Implement Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Participate in quality assurance
  • Familiarise with Fire Policy
  • Report accidents promptly
  • Maintain home security
  • Prioritise health and safety
  • Respect client confidentiality
  • Adhere to data protection laws
  • Adhere to the home's policies
  • Uphold organisation's reputation

The ideal candidate:

Our client is looking for an individual who shares the company values of unity and togetherness to join the team, you must also have:

  • Experience of providing care to elderly and mental health patients
  • Specific experience supporting those with disordered eating or other mental health challenges

Join our client as a Care Assistant and help support their growing and established care-providing company.

How to apply for the role:

If you have the skills and experience required for this position, click “apply” today and check your inbox for an email providing more information on how to tailor your application and provide a cover letter or any supporting documents.

You must be authorised to work in the UK. No agencies please.

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Other suitable skills and experience include Support Worker, Social Care, Mental Health Support Worker, Eating Disorder Support, Complex Care, Care Assistant, Mental Health Support Worker.