Night Shift Care Assistant

Canford Healthcare
Eastbourne, East Sussex
£7.60 - £7.87/hour + Benefits
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Night Shift Care Assistant

At Pentlow Nursing Home, Eastbourne we are looking for experienced Night Shift Care Assistants to join our friendly team. We are looking for Carers who would like to work between 1 and 3 nights a week (12 – 36 hours a week). This role will be on a rota basis and may include some weekend work.

Purpose of Role:

As an experienced Care Assistant you will show warmth and support to the residents, helping to promote independence and dignity and positively enhance the lives of the individuals in your care. If you have knowledge and experience of caring for elderly people, come from a caring background and have a genuine love and understanding of older people then this job could be for you.

Key Duties:

Provide a high level of care to our residents ensuring their wellbeing

Provide personal care, maintaining a high level of hygiene

Accurately recording observations in accordance with the resident’s conditions, informing the Senior Nurse on duty of any changes and responding accordingly

Supporting our residents to maintain their independence

Identifying and assisting with residents’ needs

Assisting our residents as necessary


A mimimum of 1 years experience as a Care Assistant (ideally on a Night Shift), although we will provide you with all the training you need to be successful in the role.

Able to work independently and as part of a team

Have the flexibility and willingness to work shifts, including weekends

Caring & Supportive personality

Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in written form

In return, we will offer you:

A highly competitive basic salary

A range of benefits designed to support your development and wellbeing.

Industry recognised training

Developing your qualifications. The Canford Healthcare Group provides all employees the opportunity to develop their career by gaining appropriate qualifications, for example NVQ Level 3.

* Other benefits including a rewards scheme offering discounts from retailers.

Pentlow Nursing Home’s philosophy is to create a secure, relaxed, happy and homely atmosphere for the residents to live in and for the staff to work in. We specialise in providing quality nursing and residential care for the elderly. Pentlow Nursing Home is part of the Canford Healthcare group of homes.

If you would like to join our successful team, please select "apply now" and forward us your CV