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Weekend Healthcare Assistant - Penberthy, Newquay

Penberthy Residential Home, 111 Mount Wise, Newquay, Cornwall, United Kingdom Req #666
10 June 2022

Weekend Only Healthcare Assistant Positions available 
Shifts available: 09:00-14:00, 08:00 - 15:00 or 15:00 - 22:00 

Pay Rates: £11.04 – £12.50 DOE

Free Meal + Quarterly Bonus + Referral Scheme + Shopping Discounts + Enhancements + Every other weekend off + double time for bank holidays!

As a healthcare assistant for Cornwall Care, you’ll be working in our Penberthy Home alongside a team of likeminded individuals who all genuinely care about those people whose home you are working in.

Warm and welcoming, with homely touches, Penberthy has a real family feel. Ask any long-serving member of staff what keeps them here, and they will tell you it’s the people they care for that makes the magic. Those residents, some with mild to moderate dementia, are classed as friends and our staff light up when they talk about them.

Everyone joins in the fun activities, from a song and a dance to bingo of course! We are not a nursing home, though it’s physically and mentally hard work nonetheless – our brilliant and diverse team are super supportive of each other. So bring plenty of positivity and you’ll fit right in.

What you’ll do:

· Assist and enable a client with their personal care needs

· Assist and enable a client with eating and drinking

· Follow, regularly keep up-to-date and understand the person’s plan of care and risk assessments.

· Respect the dignity of each person in your care both by word and action

· Develop relationships with each person in your care

What you’ll need:

· At Level 1, you need no professional qualifications.

· Good standard of literacy and numeracy

· Excellent interpersonal skills

· Excellent Communication skills

· A cheery smile and caring heart!

What you’ll receive:

Our hourly rates are broken down as below

Level 1 - £10.04 (day shifts) £11.04 (night shifts)

A choice of contracted hours based around your personal needs, up to 40 hours per week with overtime available if desired!

You’ll also receive improved rates for weekend working and every other weekend off. Bank holidays are paid at double time!

You can order a free lunchtime meal for your lunchbreak and if you are working a night shift can also pre-order a meal!

A newly developed financial KPI bonus scheme of up to 10% of your pay, will be paid on a quarterly basis, subject to the service meeting the quality standards, within Penberthy.

You’ll have access to free 24 hour counselling and legal advice services, shopping discounts with high street retailers and local supplier and discounted gym memberships.

If you’re looking for a career with Cornwall Care, there are very real opportunities to progress with us. We many roles and development opportunities which include; Care Professional and Senior Care Professional. Being a large organisation means a huge variety of other roles, right across the county.

If you have any questions, or require any help or support to complete your application please give us a call on 01872 59 77 20 or email Recruitment@

We look forward to hearing from you!


Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate £11.04
  • Max Hiring Rate £12.50
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  • Penberthy Residential Home, 111 Mount Wise, Newquay, Cornwall, United Kingdom