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Senior Care Assistant (Nights) - Westerleigh

Location: Westerleigh

Contract Type: Full Time

Closing Date: 23 October 2020

Salary: 9.72

Senior Care Assistant (Nights) - Westerleigh

Are you a Senior Care Assistant who thrives on making a real and positive difference to the lives of older people?


If so, Akari Care would love to hear from you! We are looking for passionate level 3 qualified Senior Carers to join our care team working as part of our night shift.


About Akari

At Akari Care, we provide residential and nursing care services to the elderly across the UK.  Each care home is an extended family, bringing together residents and their loved ones, our colleagues in care, clinicians, hairdressers, commissioners and CQC regulators, members of the local community – the list goes on.  We are focussed on creating a warm and inclusive environment in which our residents feel a sense of security and belonging, while at the same time retaining their dignity and self-respect. 

We never compromise on the quality of our services and our extended team includes trusted GPs, Dentists, Chiropodists and Dieticians, who all work hard to improve our residents’ quality of life. Our dementia care homes have qualified, dedicated staff who help people to maintain the identity and dignity of our residents. With a focus on living life to the fullest, our homes offer activities such as hairdressing salons, bars, cinemas, gardening, and cooking courses to name just a few!


The Role

As a Senior Care Assistant with Akari Care you will be responsible for caring for people with a wide range of needs as well as dispensing medication and keeping care plans up to date.


Part of being a Senior Care Assistant is to support our Care Assistants with their development to become the best carers they can be. If you have not done this before don’t worry, we will give you the tools you need as part of your own personal development.


Internal progression is something we actively encourage here at Akari, we have Deputy and Home Managers who have developed their careers with us from being a Care Assistant. So, if progression is something you want, then Akari is the place for you. 


What we need from you:

  • Level 3 in Health and Social Care
  • Caring nature
  • Strong communication skills
  • You must be Flexible and be able to adapt to the needs of Residents
  • Ability to work as part of a team and individually


What’s in it for you

  • Competitive Salary
  • Full funded training and development
  • Become a Champion in a specialism of your choice
  • Flexible working patterns
  • 28 days annual leave, based on full time hours (Bank Holidays included)
  • Rewarding Referral schemes
  • DBS and uniform paid for



Westerleigh Care Home is situated in Stanley, County Durham an ex-colliery village that is close to the local market.  With a very friendly, warm and close-knit community feel to the local area, the team at Westerleigh mirror this with their range of activities, newsletter and hands on interactions.


With an open-door policy for family, friends and residents, the team are focussed on building solid relationships with the wellbeing of our community at the heart of everything they do.


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