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Care Assistant - Etheldred House in Histon at ExcelCare

Date Posted: 3/12/2019

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Job Description

Job Title: Care Assistant - Etheldred House 


Salary: £9.35 to £9.65 p/h

Closing Date: 04/02/2019

Reference Number: 000658/2


Job Summary

We are looking for Full Time and Part Time Care Assistants for the following 7am to 1pm and 4pm to 10pm to join the Excelcare family at Etheldred House in Cambridge.

Excelcare is a family owned care business which has been established for over 25 years. Our vision is to continually be a leading provider of high quality care which exceeds the expectations of the people living within our service.

Responsibilities and Duties

You will work as part of a team providing physical, emotional, spiritual and social support, generally promoting the people we care for independence, choice, dignity and respect by delivering the very best standards of care.

Supporting people with personal care such as washing, personal hygiene, dressing and assisting with meals. Completing current and appropriate documentation which includes daily record keeping, charts and care plans.

Qualifications and Skills

As a Care Assistant you’ll have a desire to work in elderly and dementia care. You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, be empathic, non-judgmental and person-centred in your approach to people.


Starting rates from £9.35p/h to £9.65p/h Mon-Sun plus bank holiday rate Enhancement.

Employee Benefits:

  • 28 Days holiday including Bank holidays
  • Refer a Friend Scheme rewarding up to £600 for every person you refer (
  • DBS Certificate paid by Excelcare
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Annual Salary Review
  • Paid study leave
  • Long service awards
  • Career development pathways through the Excelcare Training Academy
  • Comprehensive Induction Programme
  • Funded Qualifications via the apprenticeship programme (where required)
  • Contributory Eye Test Vouchers
  • Paid uniform
  • Employee of the Month and the Excelcare Awards – Recognition of our committed people across the business for a job very well done.

if you fell this job is right for you please apply today.