Experts in Residential & Domiciliary Care

Night Senior Care Assistant – The Old Rectory

Stalbridge, Dorset

Various hours


Pay: up to £13.45 per hour


The Old Rectory, a residential care home in Stalbridge, Dorset, is looking for a Night Senior Care Assistant to join its highly professional team of carers.

Working for Bramley Care

Is Bramley Care a good company to work for?

We certainly hope so… Bramley Care is a family-run business, consisting of two luxury residential care homes and a home care agency. At Bramley Care, we hold regular events to bring all our staff together (Covid-19 permitting), such as Christmas meals and summer barbecues. Each Christmas, all of our staff receive a fantastic Christmas hamper, we have regular awards for staff who have shown particular dedication, and we also offer bonuses and tokens to show our appreciation for hard work and loyalty.

Here are a few of the other benefits you will get if you work for Bramley Care:

· Free DBS check.
· Workplace pension.
· 20 days annual leave (pro rata), plus bank holidays.
· £300 Refer-A-Friend bonus scheme.
· Uniform provided free of charge.
· Shopping Discounts (via Perkpal).

Will Bramley Care support me in my career development?

At Bramley Care, as well as providing the very best standards of care and service to our residents and clients, staff development is extremely important to us. Furthermore, our commitment to staff development is vitally important to our ethos and is reflected in our CQC report and the feedback from our Investors in People accreditation.

Our in-house training center provides Bramley Care staff with the opportunity to continuously improve and expand their level of experience and education.

All members of the care team receive ongoing theoretical and practical training.

The Old Rectory

The Old Rectory is a luxury residential care home, set in a beautiful old building, surrounded by lovely gardens.

Our residents enjoy being an integral part of the community in the bustling town of Stalbridge in Dorset.

Why don’t you check out the Bramley Care Facebook page or our website to get a feel for what life is like for our residents and carers?

The Old Rectory is part of Bramley Care, a family-run business, consisting of two luxury residential care homes and a home care agency.

What about Covid-19?

Our existing staff have all been vaccinated against Covid-19.

Our staff are given ongoing practical and emotional support to help them cope with the current challenges. We always ensure that our staff are fully provided with all the PPE they need to ensure not only their own safety but the safety of our clients as well.

Vacancy Information

What hours would I need to work?
This role is for an average of 25 hours each week, on a two week rolling rota basis. Two nights week 1 and three nights week 2. Night shifts run from 9pm to 7am.

What would I get paid?
Up to £13.45 per hour, depending on your skills and experience.

What skills and experience would I need?
For this role, ideally you will already have a minimum of three years’ experience as a Care Assistant. We would also like to you have a QCF Level 3 Diploma in Health & Social Care, but if you don’t, you must be willing to work towards it, which we will be happy to support you with. What is essential is that you have a truly caring nature, and that you are reliable, trustworthy and well organised. You are someone who cares for others and wants to make a real difference to our residents’ lives. You understand that there will be challenging days, but that you will also have many truly enjoyable times with our residents and your fellow Carers. You will have really good communication skills and will enjoy working as part of a friendly team. You will really value the rewarding moments you have with our residents and will always strive to provide the highest standards of care, ensuring that you show the utmost respect to our residents at all times, championing their dignity and independence.

What would my job involve?
As a Senior Care Assistant, you would take responsibility for the care home during your shift, which might involve dealing with any emergency situations that arise and would definitely involve handling medication. You would manage the handover from the Day Senior Care Assistant in the evening and then again the following morning. During your shift, you would lead and direct the other care staff, assigning tasks to them depending on what needed to be done. As well as directing the care staff, you would also assist residents with personal care duties, such as bathing, dressing, toileting and incontinence care. You would take an interest in the residents, helping them to live as full and enjoyable a life as their health permits. You would help with the running of the home and assist with cleaning communal areas if time permitted, as well as carrying out certain administrative duties, such as updating residents’ care charts.

How to apply

Email us … If you have a current CV please attach this or if not, just tell us a little bit about yourself and why you are interested in joining us.  Make sure you include your preferred contact information and we will soon be in touch.