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Work for Halton Borough Council

Vacancy Details

Care Assistant - Days

Halton Borough Council
£19,100 (Pro rata) per annum (plus 9.16% Premium Pay Allowance)
Halton Borough Council
Working Pattern:
Weekends/Part Time/Evenings/Full Time
Various shifts available.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
22/05/2022 at 23:55
Halton Borough Council

Halton Council are looking for people who are passionate about helping others and bringing value and happiness to the lives of elderly people.  Our care assistant roles offer a generous salary with opportunities for further development and progression.

About the homes Halton council own 3 nursing homes in the borough and a residential home:

Millbrow Care Home, Widnes- 44 bed nursing home – providing general nursing care and Dementia nursing care.

St Patricks, Widnes- 40 bedded Nursing home – providing Dementia nursing care.

St Lukes, Runcorn, 56 bedded Nursing home – providing Dementia nursing care. 

Madeline McKenna, Widnes – 23 bedded home providing Residential care

All of our homes have a range of activities and areas available to the individuals who live in them, including spacious garden areas. Care in our homes is personalised and focuses on the needs and wishes of each individual. 

About the job – Our care assistants are key to ensuring that residents in our care homes are well looked after and happy. This role is essential to supporting the lives of elderly people, exploring their history, building relationships with their family and having a positive impact on their life.

You will support residents in their daily lives from washing and dressing to eating meals and moving around safely.  You will take part in activities within the home, which could be anything from a relaxing drink in the garden to a competitive game of boules, nothing is off limits! You will be part of a supportive lively team who work together to help each other.   

There are a range of working hrs and rotas available to meet your needs and that of the differing services .

About You - We are looking for people who share our values of supporting elderly residents to live happy and fulfilled lives, will have a patient and kind manner, as well as a drive to create a fun and positive atmosphere within the homes.  Professional or personal experience of caring for someone would be beneficial but not essential as full training will be provided.

What Halton Council can offer you-

  • A commitment to provide high quality training and development opportunities to all staff.
  • Opportunities for career progression within and outside of the care home setting, dependent on individual career goals
  • A competitive salary, with opportunity to work overtime if wanted
  • An excellent pension scheme and holiday entitlement.

Please ensure you refer to the attached Person Specification when completing this application form. Your personal statement should address how you meet each point in the Person Specification in terms of your skills, knowledge and experience.

We will be holding open days on 5th May at Widnes Market (10am-3pm) and 10th May at Halton Lea Library (10.30am-3pm) . We welcome you to come along and chat to us more about these roles.  Alternatively you can apply via the link below

Closing date is 22nd May 2022

Interviews will be held on 30th May 2022

How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

Please note, we do not accept CVs. Please fully complete the on-line application form.


Further information on this vacancy

This vacancy is now closed