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Care Assistant

£19,799 per year (ERYC Grade 3 pro rata includes shift allowance)
Term Entry
Type Hours
Part Time (32 hours per week)
Flexible rota
Woldhaven Care Home, 36 Burnby Lane, Pocklington, YO42 2QD
Closing date
Job closes on 19 February
Interview date
Interviews are To be confirmed
Service area
Service area: Locality Wellbeing and Safeguarding
Job reference
Job reference: LWSG000070
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The job itself

What’s your superpower? - Communication, Positivity, Patience, Humour, Empathy… not all superheroes wear a cape, but some wear a mask.

Caring. It’s not what you think… rewarding, fulfilling and a great sense of achievement are just some of the things our staff described about their roles.

We are a residential care facility for older people and have an exciting opportunity for you!

We offer permanent placements and short stay (respite) services for older people in the Market Town of Pocklington. The home has been awarded a ‘Good’ rating in all areas from the Care Quality Commission and we pride ourselves on a quality and continuous improvement culture.

You may be already experienced in working in care or looking to start your first job in care. If so, this job may be right for you. Full training and support will be provided to develop your superpowers - from your induction and throughout your career. We also offer the opportunity to gain Diploma in Adult Care qualifications.

You will use your positivity and compassion to help others to provide high quality care and support that enables residents to achieve the best quality of life. You will be part of a large professional team, and as a Care Assistant you will be you will have a varied working day, supporting all residents to maintain daily living skills and to develop new ones.

  • 1 x 32 Hour Care Assistant Role
  • Casual Contracts also available

We do consider requests for different working hours, or casual work patterns. Please highlight this on your application if you would like us to consider this.

So, what are you waiting for?

If you are not sure, or would like further information, contact Gary Bacon (Registered Manager) or Karen Harrison (Senior Care Officer) at Wold Haven Residential for further details on 01759 303085 or by email on

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Gary Bacon
Unit Manager
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