Night Care Assistant, Lavender Court.

Job description:

At South West Care Homes we take the health and wellbeing of our residents and staff very seriously. Ideally you will have experience of working with older people in a social care setting but we are also keen to talk to you if you are new to care, have a passion for looking after people and a good understanding of the needs of people with dementia. All training is provided and we can help you achieve this goal. Shifts are from 20:00 – 08:00 and include weekends.

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 Night 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

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.

Checking residents regularly through the night, to make sure they are safe and reassured.

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
  • Comprehensive induction and on-going training and development
  • Hot meal provided
  • Pension scheme available
  • 28 days annual leave

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, Permanent

Salary: £11.70-£12.05 per hour

Expected hours: 40 hours


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


  • 12 hour shift
  • Night 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