Start Date: ASAP

Location: Barrow-in-Furness/ Ulverston

Role and Responsibility: 


About Risedale Estates Ltd

  • We are a company that values dignity, respect and quality of care

  • We have 7 nursing homes across 4 sites in Barrow and Ulverston

  • We have a proven record of career progression, from programmes that offer in house training for carers to become nursing assistants to university apprenticeships that train care assistants to become registered nurses, all funded by us

  • We employ over 650 staff

Responsibilities of Care Assistant

  • Caring for the complex day to day needs of our residents

  • Assisting residents with their personal care and social needs

  • Being a friend to the residents; being there to listen to them, support them and enable them to live the life they want to live

Requirements of Care Assistant Role

  • The job involves working at one of our nursing homes in Barrow or at St Cuthberts or Aldingham nursing homes on the Coast Road (own transport is essential for the coast road)

  • Rotational Day Positions – Hours are 37.5 a week set on a rota and usually involve 3 long shifts per week 7.45am-9pm but some night cover is required

  • Permanent Nights – Hours are 9pm – 8am on a 7 nights on, 7 nights off basis (Monday – Sunday)

  • This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check (paid for by us)

Benefits of Care Assistant Role

  • Excellent training provided, including 2 week care certificate course (attendance paid)

  • Bank holidays double time

  • Uniform provided

  • Pension scheme

  • DBS paid

If you believe you could make a real difference to somebody’s life every time you come to work and you would like to work in a caring, friendly environment along with a team of other dedicated carers then this is the job for you.