Senior Health Care Assistant, Foxburrow Grange, Colchester

We can offer you:

•Comprehensive training and induction package

•Progression and development opportunities

•28 days annual leave including bank holidays (pro rata)

•Membership of the Social Housing Pension Defined Contribution scheme including life assurance of 3 times annual salary and pension contributions equivalent of up to 4% of your salary
•Sick pay to support you if you are not able to work & enhanced maternity and paternity

•Refer a friend scheme, offering £250 for successful referrals (£500 for Nurses)

If you are interested in working in a warm, caring, compassionate environment that puts the person and their family at the centre of all that you do and passionate about making a difference to people's lives, we are looking for SHCAs to join the staff teams on our nursing and dementia wings at Foxburrow Grange, our specialist Dementia and Nursing home. The home, part of Outlook Care which has been delivering person-centred care for 30 years, is within easy reach of major transport links and close to Colchester town centre, is an impressive, 69 bed home with state-of-the-art facilities, and an outstanding and friendly team of dedicated staff.

Permanent vacancies exist to cover a variety of shifts (some part-time hours may be available which can be discussed at interview). Example shift patterns include working (6 or 12 hour shifts) four days on/three days off, or three days on/three days off on either days or nights. Ideally, applicants will be able to work every other weekend. If you require more flexibility to pick and choose the shifts you work, we also have vacancies to join our internal bank of workers.

Experience of working with older people and dementia is an advantage, though full training will be provided to applicants with transferable skills. You will need to have excellent leadership skills, the ability to work as part of a team, motivated, enthusiastic and able to build positive relationships. Excellent listening and communication skills are essential as well as good written and basic IT skills.

Foxburrow Grange is a 69 bed home with state-of-the-art facilities, close to Colchester town centre. To find out more please visit our website:
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If you are successfully shortlisted, you will be contacted with further details ASAP after
your application is received and invited to attend an interview.

Please note that if you don't hear within 4 weeks please assume your application has not been successful


  • Annual salary is based on a 42 hour working week (£9.89/hour)


  • Good listening and communication skills, team player, caring nature