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Care Assistant: Nights (Full and Part Time)


Brilliant are currently recruiting Care Assistants on behalf of a family owned business with many years specialist experience and commitment to providing care in their two distinctive Care Homes.


As part of the care team and under the direct supervision of Senior Care Assistants and the Lead Senior Care Assistant, the Care Assistant provides direct high-quality care to residents.  

Key responsibilities:

  • Assist all colleagues in the delivery of direct care to residents.
  • Assist residents to participate in activities of daily living in accordance with care plans.
  • Assist residents to articulate their personal needs and respond to these effectively, bearing in mind communication difficulties or barriers.
  • Facilitate and participate in residents’ activities.
  • Promote communication within the team.
  • Accompany residents on outings when required.
  • Follow residents’ care plans and complete all recording as required.
  • Act as key worker to residents as agreed with your line manager.
  • Respond to calls quickly and efficiently.
  • Maintain care of equipment.
  • To be aware of the Emergency Plan and Emergency Procedures including those relating to Fire.
  • To follow direction given through care plan updates, care system communication and handover meetings and/or information provided by the Senior Care Assistants and Management team.
  • To complete all mandatory training and any training required for personal or professional development as determined by the organisation and its management team
  • Maintain residents’ and the organisation’s confidentiality
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures and keep mandatory training and professional knowledge up to date.



  • NVQ/QCF Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care or Care Certificate (or a willingness to study towards these)
  • First-class communication skills with a wide variety of residents, relatives, and professional colleagues
  • Empathetic towards the needs of others; promotes a positive approach to the care of residents
  • Professional – must remain calm under pressure; preserve resident and organisation confidentiality; display a positive view of individuals’ unique needs and abilities
  • Proactive – able to predict the needs of residents and colleagues and respond effectively to these
  • Resilient – able to cope well with a variety of scenarios and conditions
  • Reliable – must show high levels of personal commitment to the role, to residents, and to team members
  • Accountability – must display awareness for own actions and accountability for them
  • Procedural – must display knowledge and commitment to company policies and procedures
  • Flexible – to respond positively to the operational needs of the company as and when required.
  • Satisfactory Enhanced DBS and Adult Barred List check.


  • Ideally hold NVQ/QCF Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care and/or be willing to work towards higher levels of vocational qualifications if required.


  • Sick pay benefit scheme
  • Paid breaks
  • Healthcare benefits
  • Paid DBS checks
  • Uniforms provided
  • Performance bonuses
  • Paid induction and training time
  • Qualifications sponsorship and support
  • Long service awards
  • Refer a friend scheme

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