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Job Description

Care Assistant

Location: Henry Cornish Care Centre, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire

Pay rate: £11.23 per hour (plus weekend and NVQ enhancements available)

Contracted hours: Full and Part time hours available

Shift times: 7.30am-8pm / 7am-7.30pm or short days 7am-2pm/ 2pm-8pm with alternate weekends


Our Care Assistants make a real difference to our residents every day; whether it’s helping them with their daily routines or personal care, providing companionship or joining in with the vast array of fun activities that take place in our homes, you’ll play a vital role in ensuring they are leading happy and fulfilled lives. You understand that some days might be challenging, but you’ll also laugh, have fun and make lasting memories with our residents. In joining us, you’ll also become part of our extended family. You’ll work alongside other team members who are passionate about providing care, warmth and kindness to all those who live and work in our homes.

If these shift / hours do not suit you, we can also offer hours on a casual basis that give you flexibility and work life balance. Simply let us know what you are looking for when you apply. If you’ve worked in retail, hospitality or within the warehouse industry then this could be suitable for you.

Henry Cornish Care Centre is situated on the outskirts of the charming Cotswold town of Chipping Norton. The welcoming and warm home offers compassionate, individualised residential, early-stage dementia, intermediate and respite care for up to 50 residents in a relaxing and comfortable environment. We’re rated 9.5 by and Good by the Care Quality Commission.


The Trust is a great place to work; we’ve been providing care for almost 1,000 years and we’re currently the second largest not-for-profit provider in the UK. Not-for-profit means that we reinvest every penny we make into our residents, colleagues and the care homes we live and work in. Therefore, we offer a great range of benefits, including a competitive salary, training and development.

Here are some of the other benefits you’ll enjoy as a valued member of our team:

  • 28 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
  • Higher rates of pay at weekends
  • Workplace pension
  • Company sick pay (after probation)
  • Life assurance
  • Comprehensive induction, ongoing training and development
  • Free uniform
  • Free DBS
  • Free car parking
  • Refer a Friend reward programme paying £500 for care assistant recommendations
  • Access to our Employee Assistance programme
  • Care Worker Charity membership for well being and financial aid
  • Blue Light Card and “My Rewards” programme, offering you discounts on shopping, days out, restaurants and much more.
  • Financial grants are now available for those individuals who are new to, or are returning to the care sector to support with costs of travel, training expenses or childcare (conditions apply, the scheme is provided by the Care Workers Charity)”


If you’ve worked in care before, then that’s great as you’ll have a good idea of what to expect. But if care as a profession is new to you, then don’t worry – we’ll provide all the training you need to start your care journey with us, all delivered in a nurturing, engaging and rewarding environment.

What’s more important to us is that you’re good at communicating with people, you enjoy working as part of a team, you’ll be keen to learn and will want to excel at your job every day.

If you think you have the right skills and attitude to deliver the highest quality of care for our residents as a Care Assistant within our care homes, then you could be the next to join us. So apply and get your career started with us today.

We reserve the right to close this role before the closing date, with no advance notice. We do encourage you t