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Fonthill House – Fonthill Care (Harry Park) Limited – St Albans

Fonthill House is a luxury 64 bedroom nursing home, located in St Albans, Hertfordshire. We are now looking for outstanding people to become Care Assistants and join our vibrant team.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a fantastic attitude to care work
  • Be able to multi task
  • Have a friendly personality
  • Be approachable
  •  Be safety conscious
  • Be compassionate
  • Be hard working
  • Be patient
  • Be organised
  • Be a good listener
  • Have a good eye for attention to detail

Job Duties:

  • As a Care Assistant you will Ensure the highest possible levels of care are maintained by supporting/assisting residents on a 121 basis, with washing, dressing and all other aspects of daily living.
  • Assisting residents in all aspects of their care needs (e.g. physical, emotional and spiritual). Providing attention when needed, whilst ensuring the residents retain their comfort and dignity.
  • Paying particular attention to assisting people who have limited mobility, or physical difficulties, making the best use of aids provided.
  • Assisting in the delivery of care for people who are dying or who have a progressive illness.
  • Observing care planning needs for people and completing daily records as instructed and in line with the company’s policies and procedures.
  • Assisting in framework of social activities by interacting with people and helping them continue with hobbies and activities in the home.
  • Answering nurse call systems and giving assistance as required.
  • Having empathy and understanding of learning disabilities.


Fonthill Care encourages personal development and career progression and will provide all the necessary training to ensure that you are able to carry out your duties, including training to NVQ Level 3.

Working Hours:

Rolling 2 week rota:

Week 1 working days are Monday, Thursday and Friday

Week 2 working days are Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday

Working hours: 7.30 – 19.30 + 15 minute paid hand over

12 hour shift

Job Type:

Full-time, Permanent

Additional Information:

The candidate will need a clear DBS (criminal record)

Subject to satisfactory DBS check and reference checks

Applicants must be 18 years or older

All applicants must be vaccinated in line with government guidelines.


£10.00-£12.50 per hour

Job Location:

St Albans, Hertfordshire

Fonthill House - St Albans

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