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Care Assistant


Brilliant are seeking exceptional individuals to join our day and night teams as Care Assistants at a Care Home in Sevenoaks. Their responsibility is to ensure that our residents are safe and happy and deliver to the highest of standards to provide a community of warmth and comfort.


To deliver care professionally and thoughtfully during any span of duty, ensuring that a safe, effective, and efficient care service is maintained which meets the needs of our residents.

To provide care to residents in accordance with their individually assessed needs to a high standard.


Main Responsibilities


  • Ensure the highest possible levels of care are maintained by supporting and assisting Service Users when required with all aspects of daily living.
  • Assist Clients in all aspects of their care needs, e.g. physical, emotional, and spiritual.
  • Provide supervision and attention when needed, ensuring Service Users retain their comfort and dignity
  • Pay attention to assisting Service Users who have limited mobility, or physical, learning difficulties making the best use of aids provided
  • Closely monitor Service Users who may be confused and/or who have behavioral problems
  • Assist in the promotion of continence
  • Assist in  the  delivery  of  care for  Service  Users  who  are  dying  or  who  have  a progressive illness.  Assist with last offices
  • Observe care planning needs for Service Users and completed daily records as instructed and in line with the Company’s policies and procedures
  • Assist in framework of social activities by interacting with Service Users and helping them continue with hobbies and activities in the Care Centre
  • Answer Nurse Call system, giving assistance as required.          
  • Answer the door and telephone appropriately.  Respond accordingly, and pass on messages promptly
  • Report on well-being of Service Users
  • Carry out regular checks on Service Users at intervals determined by senior Staff Members
  • Make Visitors feel welcome.  Provide refreshments. assistance as and when required
  • Make and change beds, ensuring that rooms are clean and tidy, and commodes are empty, in line with the Care Centre’s disposal of waste policy.  Ensure the Care Centre’s resources are used appropriately
  • Clean   and   maintain   equipment   used   by Service   Users   and   Relatives   e.g.
  • Wheelchairs, hearing aids, spectacles etc.  Ensure the Care Centre is kept clean and tidy, in line with the Company’s attention to detail philosophy
  • If applicable, care for Service Users clothing and rooms as named and ensure that all clothing is recorded and clearly marked
  • Ensure full privacy and dignity is maintained for the dying and the bereaved in line with the Company’s policies and procedures
  • Assist Service Users who need help during mealtimes, be aware of swallowing difficulties, dietary requirements etc.   Assist with servicing of food/drinks as requested/required. Wash up as requested/required.
  • Escort Service Users travelling to and from the Care Centre e.g. on social outings, hospital visits etc.
  • Practice maximum integrity in all dealings with Service Users personal and financial affairs, and avoid abuse of the privileged relationship that exists with Service Users

Skills, Knowledge & Qualifications




  • Genuine interest in working with the relevant Service Users group
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Team player
  • Satisfactory Policy Check and check against the PoVA list
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Willingness to participate in Vocational Training Programme


  • Previous experience of working with the relevant Service User group
  • NVQ Level 2 in Care



• Discounted or free food

• On-site parking

 •24-hour Telephone Employee Assistance Programme helpline

•Opportunity for progression within the company

•Continuous support to maintain the training you need to deliver excellence

•On-going support from a motivated and committed Head Office and Regional Teams

•Refer a friend scheme

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