• Full time
  • Part time
  • Anywhere
  • £13.52 GBP
  • 1 June 2024
  • Salary/Hourly Rate: £13.52

Healthcare Assistant

St. Ives, Cornwall

Do you long to work with a friendly, passionate and supportive team?

Are you looking for more than a 9-5 desk job. would you prefer a job where you can make a true difference to someone day.

Do you enjoy putting a smile on someone face, listening to stories, singing songs and willing to help the elderly out with daily tasks? If so, then becoming a Care Assistant may be the perfect career move for you. Whether you have previous experience or not we would love to hear from you.

Trewidden Care home is a residential home specialising in dementia care. Situated in a beautiful location in the South West of Cornwall. Trewidden Care Home is first and foremost a home for all of our residents. Our belief is that people with dementia need to feel safe, secure and comfortable whilst also feeling the people surrounding them understand their needs and communication methods.

Benefits of joining Trewidden:

  • Completive pay rates
  • Enhancements paid for bank holidays – (double time)
  • Career pathway, supported by training and development opportunities
  • Opportunity to work with a progressive and forward-thinking organisation
  • £500 Refer a Friend Scheme
  • Reward and Recognition Scheme
  • Free training, uniform, parking, meals and DBS check

Job Purpose

  • The role of the Health Care Assistant is helping our residents to live full, happy and healthy lives, by delivering person centred care, meaningful activities, support and companionship; helping residents’ to enjoy each day by making sure they receive the quality care, support and opportunities for fulfilment that they deserve.


  • Kind, caring and compassionate in nature
  • Enthusiastic and committed to making a positive contribution to the people who we care for.
  • Highly motivated and driven to achieve high standards
  • Experience in health and social care is preferable not but essential
  • Care Certificate or NVQ level 2 or above in Health and social Care – or willingness to achieve

Shift times

  • 07:00 – 13:00
  • 07:00 – 14:30
  • 07:00 – 19:00
  • 14:30 – 22:00

Not the hours you’re looking for, do still get in touch with our recruitment team who may be able to support your preference within another department/site.

Pay Scale

  • £10.90 per hour (Until Care Certifictae is completed, expected 6-12 weeks)
  • £12.50 per hour (Care Certificate and above qualifications)
  • £21.00 – £25.00 per hour for Bank Holidays

To find out more, please call 0330 20 20 609 for an informal chat
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent


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