Care Assistant

Job Centre Location Leyland
Other Locations Leyland
Company / Organisation Melrose Residential Home
Salary min wage
Job Type Part Time
Start Date asap
Contact Name Mahomed Makda
Job Reference DC1MRH
Posted 10/08/2017

Job Description

Care Assistant Responsibilities


  • Helping the residents take prescribed medication
  • Assisting residents with mobility around the house or outside the house
  • Assisting residents with personal care and hygiene

Job brief

We are looking for a competent care assistant to care for our residents in a professional and compassionate manner. 

The ideal candidate will be patient and friendly with excellent communication skills. You should be able to follow instructions and perform a variety of tasks to help clients.

You will be working on a rota basis of 21 hours per week.


  • Help residents take prescribed medication
  • Assist residents mobility around the house or outside
  • Assist residents with personal care and hygiene
  • Do the client’s shopping or accompany them when they shop
  • Perform light housekeeping duties that clients can’t complete on their own
  • Be a pleasant and supportive companion
  • Report any unusual incidents
  • Act quickly and responsibly in cases of emergency


  • Proven experience as a care assistant
  • Knowledge of housekeeping activities 
  • Willingness to adhere to health and safety standards
  • Respectful and compassionate
  • Good time management skills
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong ethics

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