Care Assistants (nights)

Job Reference: coltencare/BV/83/287
Number of Positions: 1
Contract Type: Full time & Part time
Contract Details: Permanent
Salary: Up to £11.79 per hour including all enhancements
Working Hours: 24, 36, 42 hours per week including alternate weekends
Closing Date: 07/02/2021
Job Types: Carers
Cluster: Bournemouth & Poole
Site: Brook View
Location: West Moors, Ferndown, Dorset

Job Description

Health Care Assistants - Nights

Big rewards for learning apprenticeships, offering up to £2000 training incentive for new employees! (terms apply)

Based at Brook View nursing home, West Moors, Ferndown, BH22 0LQ

24 - 42 hours per week, part-time and full-time positions, working nights and alternate weekends


Additional hours / overtime opportunities available to suit your circumstances


Up to £11.79 per hour, inclusive of all enhancements 

Basic Pay Rate: £8.72 per hour / night rate is £9.47 per hour

Plus £1.50 p/h weekend enhancement

Enhancements for an NVQ or Diploma Level qualification in Health & Social Care are paid as follows:  NVQ 2 additional 56p p/h, OR NVQ 3 additional 82p p/h


Join us as a Health Care Assistant and make a difference

Our multi-award-winning team provides the highest standards of care and comfort to support our residents’ health and wellbeing.

As a Health Care Assistant, you will be involved in all aspects of our residents’ personal care, making a positive difference and helping them to lead a dignified and fulfilling life. This includes help with personal care needs and supporting their welfare needs throughout the night, following individualised care plans. We are recruiting for candidates who match our company values of being ‘friendly, kind, individual, reassuring and honest’.

Please note, Colten Care follow a 'waking nights' policy.

We are delighted to announce that for a limited time period, we are offering new employees the optional opportunity to start an apprenticeship in care, studying towards a Level 2 or 3 in Health and Social Care. What’s more we will pay you an incentive of up to £2000* for undertaking apprenticeship training. So, if you are looking for a new career in care, Colten Care will support you both financially and developmentally. It’s a ‘win-win’ for everyone - you’ll gain a professional qualification and be rewarded for making a positive difference to the lives of our residents.

*terms and conditions apply/paid in instalments

In addition, working with us offers you a superb range of benefits including:

  • Paid breaks
  • Excellent inductions, training and ‘on the job’ support
  • Training to the nationally recognised ‘care certificate’ standard
  • Friendly team and great support network of internal professionals
  • Real career progression opportunities
  • Staff recommendation reward scheme
  • Annual pay review
  • Additional hours / overtime opportunities to suit your circumstances
  • Choice of hot or cold meals and drinks on duty
  • Free uniforms
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Background checks at no cost to you

About You

We are looking for people with a passion and motivation to join the care sector, with or without experience.   If you have transferable skills in areas such as  customer service, hospitality, or from a similar care backgrounds, then this will be an advantage.  In any event, we provide everyone with training from day one, using a blend of learning opportunities both on and off the job. 

About us

We are a family-owned care home provider with 21 homes in Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire and West Sussex. All are fantastic, homely environments registered for nursing care, with four specifically dedicated to dementia care. Seven of our homes are officially rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission. We are a long-standing beacon of excellence in elderly people’s care and the UK’s highest rated ‘Large Care Home Group’ on the public review site (rating awarded March 2020).  

For more information, please call 01425 482477.