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Senior Care Assistant


The Old Vicarage

Salary & Benefits

£14 - £14.50 per hour

Vacancy Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Tuesday 5 March 2024

  • Team Leader 

    The Old Vicarage, Leigh, Sherborne

    £14 -£14.50 per hour 

    Day and Night shifts available

    Healthcare Homes are recruiting for a Team Leader to work at The Old Vicarage in Leigh, Sherborne.

    Our Senior Care Assistants play an important part in the quality of care we provide to our residents, taking an active role in promoting the services we provide, supervising the care team and administering medication as required. You will take an active role in mentoring Care Assistants to ensure they deliver the highest standard of care to our residents.

    Previous supervisory experience within a care home or care environment is required, along with experience in writing and updating care plans.

    In return we offer a comprehensive benefits package including:

    • Company Pension
    • 5.6 weeks paid holiday pay
    • Refer a Friend scheme worth up to £1000 per person
    • Employee Assistance Programme to support your mental health, financial support, counselling and family wellbeing
    • Extensive training courses through our Healthcare Homes Academy
    • Qualifications and Apprenticeship opportunities including Advanced Healthcare Practitioner
    • Blue Light Card offering a number of discounts across retail and hospitality including 10% at Asda and discounted tickets for theme parks and attractions
    • Recognition and Long Service awards

    Set in secluded, beautifully landscaped gardens with stunning views, The Old Vicarage forms a big part of the local community. The house is run as an extended home from home and care staff generally only work in one area so they can get to know the residents and families well.

    Established in 2005, Healthcare Homes Group has an existing portfolio comprising of 48 residential and nursing homes located across East Anglia and the South of England. We are a leading provider within the care sector and our ethos is to deliver the best person-centred care to all our residents.

    If you are interested in this role and would like to hear more about working as a Team Leader  at The Old Vicarage, then get in touch.




  • The Old Vicarage is situated in the village of Sherborne, part of the Dorset countryside, set in secluded, beautifully landscaped gardens with stunning views. The Old Vicarage was founded by one of the local villagers and has been running as a country house for almost 40 years.

    Our staff are dedicated to ensuring residents get the very best care, having won more than 30 national and regional awards over the last few years for its commitment to the highest quality of care for the elderly.

    To find out more about The Old Vicarage follow this link