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Senior Care Assistant


Fornham House Care Residence

Salary & Benefits

£12.80 per hour

Vacancy Type


Closing Date

Friday 2 August 2024

  • Senior Care Assistant

    Fornham House, Bury St Edmunds

    £12.80 per hour

    Night Shifts - Full time hours available - 48 hours per week

    Healthcare Homes are recruiting for a Senior Care Assistant to work at Fornham House in Bury St Edmunds.

    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 and 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
    • Recognition and Long Service awards

    Fornham House is a friendly, family orientated home providing residential and respite care. We have also refurbished our specialist dementia care wing. Situated in the picturesque village of Fornham St Martin, we operate an open person-centred service. We have a truly trusting relationship with our residents- everyone in the home feels like family.  

    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 Senior Care Assistant at Fornham House, then get in touch.


  • About Fornham House

    At Fornham House we are fortunate to be nestled in extensive grounds with spectacular views over the surrounding countryside. The home itself is well hidden and has many private areas on the grounds for privacy and quiet space.

    The staff here are keen to promote as much choice and independence throughout the home - we find this approach works very positively among residents.

    To find out more about Fornham House follow this link