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Senior Care Assistant - Night Duty (Full or Part-time)

Part Time, Full Time, Managerial / Executive
Job Sector:
Nursing / Social Care, Medical
South Wales
Salary description:
£100 per night plus enhancements
Start Date:
Brightside Manor Care Home
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Senior Care Assistant – NIGHT DUTY (Full or Part-time):

Brightside Manor Care Home, leader in dementia residential care in Cardiff has exciting job opportunities for dedicated experienced care staff. We currently have vacancies for Senior Care assistants as we are expanding our provision. It is essential that candidates have minimum QCF level 3 or equivalent qualification, minimum 3 years’ experience working with individuals with a diagnosis of dementia. We are looking for motivated, compassionate individuals that enjoy making a difference to the quality of life of our residents.  

Opportunities for career progression within the company. We are looking for experienced senior care staff who can take charge of shifts in our state of the art Enhanced Care Unit under the direction of our Registered Manager.

Senior Care Assistant – NIGHT DUTY (Full or Part-time):

Required to work on night duty. Responsibilities include providing personal care to elderly residents in a dignified manner, recognising and responding to changes in health care needs, medication administration, updating care plans and records, liaising with other health care professionals. Applicants should be skilled in a range of communication techniques, familiar with person centred approaches and dedicated to improving the lives of our residents with dementia. 

Skills and Experience:

The ideal candidate will have a minimum requirement of 3 years relevant experience in ideally dementia care or other related social care field.  QCF Level 3 qualifications or equivalent is essential. Advanced accredited dementia training advantageous.


Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team working alongside other senior colleagues and under the supervision of the home’s Registered Manager.

Auto-enrolment pension scheme and excellent paid training opportunities.

Working Hours:

NIGHT DUTY POSITION – from 1 to 3 twelve hour shifts per week

Overtime by arrangement to cover holidays and sickness. 

Occasional day duty for observation and staff training.

Candidates should be flexible and available to work weekends and occasional day shifts. Day shifts vary from 8am-8pm, 8am-2pm, 2pm-8pm.  Night duty from 8pm-8am. Overtime by arrangement to cover holidays and sickness.

Start Date:

ASAP subject to Enhanced DBS check and references

Rate Of Pay:

£100 per night plus enhancements for weekend working and performance incentive. 12 week probationary period applies. 

To apply for this role, please submit your CV in the first instance to the Registered Manager via the Apply Now button below:

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Company Description

Brightside Manor is a 28 bed care home offering both residential and now specialist residential dementia care. We are a family run care home with over 30 years’ experience in providing high quality person centred care in a “home from home” environment.

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