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Care Assistant

Beaumont Health Care is the largest healthcare provider in Northern Ireland. We take pride in providing the highest levels of care to our residents. A Care Assistant role is the perfect way to put to good use, your caring nature, empathy and kindness.

As a Care Assistant, experience isn’t always essential. Working in health and social care within Beaumont offers many new wonderful experiences and a genuine welcome to our team.

Our residents are encouraged to live their lives as independently as possible; we support them in reaching their full potential, offering practical and emotional support, providing a positive impact on their lives.

 We believe that everyone in our care should look forward to every day with us and feel that our home, is their home.

(You are required to be a minimum of 18 yrs of age to apply)

Important Information
Location: Carnalea Care Home, 20 Crawfordsburn Road, Bangor, Northern Ireland, County Down, BT19 1BE
Date Posted: 23rd March 2023
Closing Date: 9th April 2023
Industry: Healthcare
Job Type: Full time
Salary: £10.75 Hourly

About the role

As a Care Assistant you will be:

  • Delivering quality personal care to each of our residents, supporting them with daily activities such as washing, dressing, eating and maintaining personal hygiene.

  • Understanding our resident’s communication needs and adapting your communication Support to the individuals and their families, offer confidence and reassurance.

  • As team player who works well with others, a natural easy communicator, patient and understanding with the flexibility to adapt to a changing environment.

  • Good observation skills, a sense of humour and a positive outlook.

  • You may have no experience as a Care Assistant so we offer full training and development – you may have worked in a retail, supermarket, customer service, warehouse or other people focused environments or just returning to work

The working shift patterns on a rota over seven days:

8.00am - 8.00pm

8.00am - 2.00pm

2.00pm - 8.00pm

8.00pm - 8.00am

We provide you with excellent learning, development and support opportunities, to equip you with the knowledge and skills to make a real difference in the role.

  • We offer full training - ongoing

  • Competitive salary

  • Generous holiday entitlement

  • Various shift working days & nights

  • Free meals

  • Career development opportunities

  • Free onsite parking

  • Free uniform

  • NEST work place pension contributions

  • Long service awards

Desired criteria

  • Previous experience within a care home setting

Beaumont Care Homes

Philosophy of Care - At Beaumont, we aim to provide a safe, clean, relaxed and homely environment in which care, wellbeing and comfort are of prime importance.
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Beaumont Care Homes have residential and nursing homes across Northern Ireland; in Belfast, Bangor, Ballymena, Comber, Donaghadee, Dunmurray, Jordanstown, Hillsborough, Holywood, Lisburn, and Newtownabbey – So there’s always a Beaumont Care Home nearby. We aim to provide a safe, clean, relaxed and homely environment for all our residents, where care, well-being and comfort are of prime importance and where our staff feel is the best place to work in the care sector. The atmosphere in all our homes is welcoming and inviting whilst our healthcare staff are professional and ready to care, delivering a home-from-home feeling that helps the transition from home or hospital easier and less stressful. Beaumont Care Home’s staff undergo regular training to guarantee they provide the best one-to-one and person-centred care possible. All our staff are encouraged to develop their skills and continue on a career pathway. As a company, we believe in healthy, homemade food, and our trained chefs prepare tasty, exciting, and appealing meals to various tastes, regardless of appetite or culture.

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Beaumont Care Homes offer varied activities, from trips out and summer fetes to indoor activities including arts and crafts, pamper sessions and visiting entertainment. As well as visiting dog therapists and other animals, intergenerational activities are encouraged involving local nurseries and schools. Our team of healthcare professionals and the safe, comfortable accommodation at Beaumont Care Homes Support people living with dementia, whilst also providing nursing care along with other specialist care services. We can also offer respite care in our homes. We want people to join Beaumont Care who wish to work with older and vulnerable people. Ideally, we are looking for someone who is caring and has a can-do attitude. Is that person you? Our senior managers have often begun their working life as carers, which we recognise are essential to our service, and then climbed the career ladder to become Home and Regional Managers.

Our benefits

We provide professional training, personal development and promotion paths to support and progress you. Working at our residents’ home will be stimulating and rewarding, as we maintain high care standards.

Vacation, Paid time off

Retirement plan and/or pension

Flexible schedule

Employee development programs

Free parking

Open office

Competitive salary

Work With Charities

Social Opportunities

Employee Recognition Scheme

Care Assistant

Philosophy of Care - At Beaumont, we aim to provide a safe, clean, relaxed and homely environment in which care, wellbeing and comfort are of prime importance.