Care Assistant

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We are looking for a care assistant to join our team at Richden Park, a purpose-built residential care home with 52 beds and staff trained in a range of specialist care, including end of life and respite care.

Main responsibilities:

  • Ensure the highest possible levels of care are maintained by supporting and assisting Residents when required with all aspects of daily living
  • Assist Residents in all aspects of their care needs, e.g. physical, emotional and spiritual
  • Provide supervision and attention when needed, ensuring Residents retain their comfort and dignity
  • Observe care planning needs for Residents 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 Residents 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 Residents
  • Carry out regular checks on Residents at intervals determined by senior Staff Members
  • Clean and maintain equipment used by Residents and Relatives e.g. wheelchairs, hearing aids, spectacles etc
  • Assist Residents who need help during meal times
  • Escort Residents travelling to and from the Care Centre e.g. on social outings, hospital visits etc


  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Team player
  • Satisfactory Policy Check and check against the PoVA list
  • Ability to work on own initiative


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

Richden Park Care Home

37-43 Old Brumby Street, Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire, DN16 2AJ

Telephone: 01724 280 587

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