Care Assistants
  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/474/7685
  • Published: Tue 08/06/2021, 11:11 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 08/07/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £18,013 - £18,957 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Horley

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Care Assistants

The starting salary for this position is £18,013 per annum based on a 36 hour working week.

A great care assistant is kind, patient and respectful.

Could this be you?

Come and join our team if you looking for a job where no two days are the same, you want to come into work knowing you're able to make people feel empowered and living their best lives.

Does this sound like a career you'd be interested in?

If you have:

An ability to be flexible and adaptable to meet the needs of our residents
Excellent communication and observational skills
The ability to work well as part of a team
A positive, friendly and proactive attitude
Then, this could be the job for you!

We appreciate that the best care assistants bring life experience and strong values to their everyday duties within our older people's homes. Through treating our residents with dignity and respect, you will be able to build strong relationships, centred on personal, practical social and emotional care needs of residents.

Day to day duties will involve administering medication, excellent communication with residents and helping both them and their families when it comes to supportive living conversations – on other days you may even find yourself on a group day out to the seaside.

It's all about ensuring the residents are living happy and healthy lives.

Surrey County Council's Adult Social Care directorate provides direct care to individuals living in their own homes and in-house residential establishments across the county. The service is registered with the Quality Care Commission (CQC) and works in accordance with good practice guidance and standards.

Our Vision is to provide outstanding services and be an employer of choice with highly trained, passionate and dedicated staff.

For an informal discussion contact the Service Delivery Team by e-mail at We look forward to receiving your application.

These vacancies are based in 6 Residential Homes:

Barnfield in Horley
Keswick in Great Bookham
Birchlands in Englefield Green
Meadowside in Staines
Chalkmead in Merstham
Orchard Court in Lingfield

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

At Surrey, our values and behaviours are just as important as our skills and abilities. They shape who we are as an organisation. Find out more about the values we follow.

For more information please find the full job description below and refer to this before submitting your application. We also invite you to read our Life at Surrey handbook to see insights of the culture at Surrey and how as a valued employee, you can help shape our Council.

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