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Care Assistant - St Fillans, Colchester in Colchester at Excel Care

Date Posted: 2/8/2018

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Job Description

Job Title: Care Assistant - St Fillans, Colchester 

Location: St Fillans Care Centre

Salary: £7.85 p/h Mon-Fri, £8.63p/h weekend rate.

Closing Date: 10/03/2018

Reference Number: 000253


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.

We are looking for Care Assistants to join the Excelcare family at St Fillans Care Centre, in Colchester, Essex.

What you can expect:

Up to £8.25/h Mon-Fri, up to £9.07 weekend and  £12.37 bank holiday

Mon - Sun Day Shift 8.00am to 08.00pm.

Mon - Sun Night Shift 08.00pm to 08.00am

Main Accountabilities

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.


What you will need:

Ideally but not essential, some experience in a care environment and an NVQ Level 2 or equivalent in Health and Social Care.

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.


Employee Benefits:

  • 28 Days holiday including Bank holidays
  • Time and a half payment for bank holiday working
  • 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 are interested in the position or would initially like to find out more information, we’d like to hear from you. Please apply online or contact one of the Recruitment Team today on 0208 3135003 - we look forward to hearing from you.

Excelcare are an equal opportunities employer.

*Subject to terms and conditions