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Day Care Assistant

A Different Quality of Care

Day Care Assistant

A Different Quality of Care

Job Purpose:

We are now looking for an outstanding person to join our 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
  • Bea good listener
  • Have a good eye for attention to detail

You will work with all types of people receiving direct care. Your duties and responsibilities will vary depending on the needs of the people but can include:

  • Ensuring the highest possible levels of care are maintained by supporting/assisting residents, when required, 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.

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.

Additional Information:

  • Subject to satisfactory DBS check and reference checks
  • Job Type: Full-time

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:

07.30 – 19.30 plus 15 minute paid hand over

Job Type:


Job Location:

St Albans, Hertfordshire


£10 per hour depending on experience

Required Licence or Certification:

Full, UK

Required Language:

Fluent English

Fonthill House - St Albans

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