Care Assistant

JOB: Community Care Worker

Beverly Lodge, Newtownards



Hourly Rate


Joining Bonus

Job Type:

Full or Part-time



Annual Leave:

5.6 weeks Pro Rata

Your Benefits :

£200 Joining Bonus

Excellent Pay Rate - £9.60ph

Free Onsite Parking

Free Uniform

Permanent Contract

Paid Training

Career Progression Opportunities

Company Pension

Job Ref: 0922MDBL05

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We are seeking Care Assistants to join our nursing home Beverly Lodge, located in Newtownards.  We are looking for both full-time and part-time staff, (days & nights).

Location: Beverly Lodge | 168a Bangor Road | Newtownards | Co. Down | BT23 7PH

About Beverly Lodge 

MD Healthcare acquired the home in August 2019 and has been substantially upgraded to improve the environment for the residents. The home is a calm environment that is conducive to well-being and mood enhancement with themed areas throughout the home for therapeutic activity.

Your Role

As a Healthcare Assistant, you will be a core member of our team.  You will work both individually and as part of the team to provide the highest standards of care to all residents within the home.

You do not need experience as full training is provided.

What we offer you in return:

  • Career progression opportunities
  • Access to excellent training which you are paid for
  • A permanent contract – no zero-hours contracts
  • Free uniform
  • Free onsite parking
  • Company Pension


  • Carry out a range of duties within the day-to-day programme of care planned for residents.
  • Assist residents to get up in the morning, wash, dress, bath/shower and general personal hygiene.
  • Assist male and female residents to use the toilet and to meet their needs in relation to incontinence management.
  • Assist male and female residents with oral hygiene, (cleaning of teeth & dentures) hand and nail care, and shaving of male residents.
  • Care for the residents’ spectacles, and hearing aids etc., and report any faults or damage.
  • Observe for any changes to a resident’s well-being and report to Nurse in charge of that resident.
  • Move and handle residents as per their individually assessed needs.
  • Assist residents to bed, when required.
  • Report all accidents, incidents or near misses to the Nurse in charge or the Manager.
  • At times accompany residents to appointments outside the Home.
  • Carry out any other duties as may be deemed necessary by the Home Manager.
  • Assist residents with mealtimes and to serve meals as is necessary on a tray to residents in their room and assist dependent residents to eat and drink when necessary.
  • Observe and report on the dietary and fluid intake of residents.

Essential Criteria:

  • A desire to care for vulnerable adults
  • No experience is necessary as full training is provided

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience within a paid Nursing Home or similar environment to include personal care experience.
  • Kitchen or laundry experience in work or a voluntary setting
  • Studying for or attained a care-related qualification.
  • Be registered with the Northern Ireland Social Care Council (NISCC)

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

We operate a no Smoking Policy.

Please Note: Applicants within the last six months need not re-apply.

We are delighted you want to be part of our team!

Please fill in the application form below to apply now:

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