Senior Care Assistant

Set in the stunning seven acres in Cambridgeshire, Askham Village Community is looking to employ a senior care assistant to ensure that the standard of care across all shifts.

Your benefits

Competitive rate of pay

Prior training offered 

Opportunities for growth

Contributory pension scheme

Annual attendance bonus

Loyalty bonus on selected work anniversaries

Cycle to work scheme

Compassionate leave

Wellbeing leave

Compliance bonus

Reliability bonus

Salary sacrifice scheme on childcare

50% discount in the café

Study / Training allowance

Birthday present with items from the café

 Wellness app to support mental health

We look after our staff

Starting between £10.75 and £10.90 and raising after a successful completion of probation. Askham Village Community is looking to employ caring individuals to come and support our residents on our 7 Acre site.

If you are looking for a senior care position with a difference, look no further. Not only offering a competitive rate of pay at the National Living Wage, but we also provide care and rehabilitation services for all demographics of resident group.

If you’re someone who works well in a team and can work competently alongside a supporting manager, this could be a roll for you!

Key areas of being a senior carer include quality assurance, and peer support. The Senior Carer role means that you would be responsible for ensuring that the standard of care across all shifts is consistently high.

The Senior Carer will coach and mentor Carers and must take charge of the Shift when asked to do so by the Nurse in charge while developing junior level team members, managing complex residents care needs, communicating changes to residents’ presentation.
Above all, the successful candidate should show a willingness to go above and beyond to lead by example and ensure that every resident has a holistic approach to their care needs having been met.

We offer free uniform, Contributory pension scheme and additional opportunities to work with residents with differing needs. There are also additional training opportunities to Assistant Practitioner roles.

Our employment package includes: living wage, annual attendance bonus, loyalty bonus on selected work anniversaries, cycle to work scheme not to mention many others.

Why not take a look at our website to see what we offer to our residents and staff or call for an informal chat.

Minimum qualifications:

NVQ3 in Health & Social Care
Overseas nursing equivalent Qualification
Senior Carers will be expected to demonstrate competency in a range of areas


Work Remotely: No

Benefits: On-site parking

Schedule: 12-hour shift



Reports to: Lead Nurse and Registered Manager

Hours: Full Time

Salary: Competitive and dependent on experience

If you are interested in this position, please complete the form that you can find clicking on the button below. If you are UK-based, please send this form to If you are an overseas/international candidate (or you require sponsorship), please contact our partner company AVC Recruit at

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