Care Assistant

Care Assistant Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Care Assistant to join our team.


  • Personal care;
  • Helping our residents with personal support and care,
  • Food preparation – preparing light meals, snacks and drinks;
  • Looking after the physical comfort of patients, for example helping them to wash themselves and emptying bedpans;
  • To encourage clients to remain as independent as possible;
  • Act as Health Care Assistant which will include staff supervisions;
  • Practical support – Making beds, preparing food & Laundry;
  • Answering the door and telephone appropriately. Responding accordingly, and passing on messages promptly;
  • Assist clients in their adjustment to the environment and with all personal care tasks as required;
  • Cooking;
  • Food and drink preparation;
  • Act as a role model for good care governance practice;
  • Paying bills;
  • Perform light housekeeping duties that clients can’t complete on their own;
  • Social calls.


  • Certification in practical Moving & Handling course, completed in the last 12 months;
  • Ability to work as part of a team and individually;
  • You must be able to work weekends;
  • Good stamina;
  • Care Assistant;
  • Reliability is of utmost importance as home care clients are dependent on their care team for every day needs;
  • If applicable, care for Residents clothing and rooms as named, and ensure that all clothing is recorded and clearly marked;
  • Kindness, empathy and an acute understanding of the challenges facing residents as they come to terms with living in a new care environment;
  • Access to the Refer a Friend scheme where you could receive £300;
  • Under the supervision and guidance of Senior Staff, report on the well-being of Residents;
  • Enhanced Disclosure;
  • Read and write and update reports;
  • You will need access to a smartphone with internet access to submit your timesheets via our mobile app;
  • Excellent organisational skills;
  • Access to a smart phone or device to access your rotas and timesheets on our HealthForceGo app.