Residential Care Assistant

Lancashire County Council
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Closing date
18 Aug 2022

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Health and Social Care, Health
Job role
Contract Type
Part Time

Are you looking for a role where you feel you have made a difference at the end of each working day? Are you naturally caring, kind and passionate about older people? Beaconview home for older people are recruiting a Residential Care Assistant to join their friendly team, where everyone feels valued for the work they do!

We are recruiting……

We are currently looking to recruit a Residential Care Assistant at Beaconview in Skelmersdale to provide person-centred support to our residents.

You do not need to have any care experience to join our team, the right values, attitude and behaviours are more important than your previous career background. We will however, support and pay for your training, along with a full Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and uniform and we welcome applications from all sections of the community. 

About our Home:

Beaconview is one of 16 care homes managed by Lancashire County Council and offers quality, safe, comfortable care and support for up to 46 people across three homely separate areas. We offer friendly, compassionate, person centred support to people living with dementia who choose Beaconview as their home. We also welcome older people for Residential care, short term respite stays and admissions for people who need intermediate care services to support their rehabilitation.

We are a great team but don't take our word for it!

People who live at Beaconview have said: “I love everyone, they do a wonderful job. The staff even got me a signed photo of Cliff Richard. I get my washing done! We love listening to the music in the morning. If I want to spend time alone in my bedroom, the staff give me my privacy”

To find out more about Beaconview please have a look on our Facebook page.


Hours of work:

This is a part time, temporary position and you will be expected to work on the following days:

Week 1 – Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday

Week 2 – Thursday, Friday

You will be expected to work every other weekend including bank holidays, if this falls on the weekend you are working. The hours will be: 15:30 – 22:00.

This position is part time. Please note that the salary quoted is full time equivalent and if successful the salary received will be paid on a pro–rata basis. The hourly rate, however, is £9.90. In addition, enhanced rates of pay will be paid for weekend and bank holiday working.

Find out more about the benefits Lancashire County Council has to offer on our website here.

If you want to know more about the role, please contact Ken Greensmith on 01695 725682 for an informal discussion

For further information on this role please see the attached role profile.

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.

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