Care Assistant, Lavender Court. 

Job description:

If you’re passionate about providing the very best care in a residential care home setting, consider a move to South West Care Homes. We provide expert residential and dementia care to hundreds of people in care homes across the South West.

Right now, we’re looking for an enthusiastic and committed Care Assistant to join the team at our care home in Perranporth. Our focus is on providing the highest quality service at all times. Is yours?

What you’ll be doing

Under the guidance of a Team Leader, taking responsibility for the support, physical and emotional well being and social needs of our residents

Assisting and providing support for residents with personal care activities such as washing, personal hygiene, dressing and assisting with meals

Providing physical and mental stimulation by taking part in recreational and social activities with residents, both individually and as a group

Helping to maintain accurate records, using our advanced iPod based care system, and undertaking ongoing training.

Generally promoting our residents’ independence, choice, dignity and respect by delivering the very best standards of care

What you’ll need

Ideally, some experience in a care environment and an NVQ in Care, although this is not as essential as your genuine desire to develop a career in this field

Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well as part of a dedicated team

A respectful, courteous and compassionate nature and a belief in giving your personal best at all times and striving for continuous improvement

What we’ll offer you in return

  • A competitive pay rate
  • We cover the cost of your DBS Check
  • Regular protected supervision time
  • Help to sign up for the Blue Light discount card
  • High quality blended training
  • Enrolment onto, and training mapped to help achieve the Care Certificate
  • Access to Diplomas up to L7 as appropriate
  • Hot meal provided
  • Potential for over time
  • Health Assist Programme
  • Pension scheme available
  • 28 days annual leave
  • Being respected and appreciated as members of the South West Care Homes family

Passionate about making lives better, every decision we make is because we care. It’s why we inspire and support our carers to put our residents’ wellbeing at the heart of everything they do.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £11.05 per hour

Expected hours: 40 per week


  • Discounted or free food
  • Free parking
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • On-site parking


  • 12 hour shift
  • Day shift

Work authorisation: United Kingdom (required)

Work Location: In person


0800 324 7007



South West Care Homes Ltd
Tamar Science Park
1 Davy Road
Plymouth PL6 8BX