Care Assistant

Leicester, Leicestershire
£13,935.24 – £17,187.39
25 Jun 2021
23 Jul 2021
Contract Type

30 – 37 hrs per week

£13,935.24 – £17,187.39 per annum depending on hours


Are you a dedicated and passionate care professional? Why not join team Vista! We have opportunities for Care Assistants at the Kathleen Rutland Residential Home, in Leicester Forest East and the New Wycliffe Home in Rushey Mead. Both homes provide high quality residential care to older people with sensory impairments.


We have a number of full time and part time posts available, with both permanent and temporary posts to meet your needs.


You will be required to work flexibly through the week (Monday to Sunday) between the hours of 7am – 10pm, which includes the requirement to work alternate weekends and Bank Holidays on a rota to meet the needs of the care home.


In this role you will support individuals;

        • As needed with their physical and personal care

        • With their communication needs and ensure that they are always met.

  • To make choices in all aspects of their life

  • With their meals and drinks responding to the needs and wishes of each person


You should have the following skills and experience:


  • Level 2 qualification in Health & Social Care or a willingness to work towards it

  • Previous experience of working with people in a residential or health setting (desirable)

  • Able to work as part of a team to deliver an excellent service to the people we support

  • Ability to communicate effectively using different methods according to people's needs


The main aim of Vista’s Residential Homes is to provide a Person Centered Service to each individual in a homely, caring and supportive environment, whilst promoting and maintaining a high level of quality service to each person.


In return you will receive a competitive salary in line with the Health & social care sector, Healthcare Services, Employee assistance programme, pension scheme and investment in your personal growth with continuous training.


Working for Vista means you will be working for one of the oldest and largest local charities in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, working with people with sight loss and their families.


We welcome applications from all candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic and are an equal opportunity employer. All candidates will be treated equally, and we will base decisions on appointments on the merits of the candidates.


To view further details and to apply for this post please click on the link below:


Closing date: Friday 23rd July 2021 – Noon


If you do not hear from us within three weeks of the closing date, please assume you have regrettably not been selected for interview on this occasion.

Vista Reserves the right to withdraw this advert in the event of high volumes of applications received.


This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS and it is an expectation that you are prepared to be vaccinated against Covid-19.