Healthcare Assistant

JOB: Community Care Worker

Beverly Lodge, Newtownards



Hourly Rate


Joining Bonus

Job Type:

Full-time or Part-time


Days or Nights



Annual Leave:

5.6 weeks Pro Rata

Your Benefits :

£200 Joining Bonus

Excellent Pay Rate - £10 per hour

Free Onsite Parking

Free Uniform

Permanent Contract

Paid Training

Career Progression Opportunities

Company Pension

Job Ref: 23MDBL05/TL

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We are seeking a Healthcare Assistant to join our nursing home Beverly Lodge, located in Newtownards. 

We have both full-time and part-time opportunities for our day and night shifts.   We will discuss at interview the hours and shifts you are looking for. 

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

£200 Joining Bonus – Paid after 6 months in your role. 

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.

What we offer you in return:

  • Excellent pay – £10 per hour 
  • £200 joining bonus
  • 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 others 

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience working within a Nursing home 
  • Studying for or attaining a care-related qualification.
  • Be registered with the Northern Ireland Social Care Council (NISCC)

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.

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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