Senior Care Assistant (Days or Nights)

Martin Field Road, Penwortham, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 9HL
Martin Field Road, Penwortham Preston Lancashire PR1 9HL
Job Type
Full Time
Job Category
Senior Carer
Shift Type
Mixed (Days & Nights)
Shift Structure
22 - 44 hours per week
Closing Date
30 October 2022
Up to £12.50 per hour (Receive a £250 welcome by starting your career with Orchard!)

Apply today and receive a £250 welcome by starting your career with Orchard!

Extraordinary People, Exceptional Care

Are you a Senior Care Assistant, or a Care Assistant with a Level 2/3 in Adult Care, looking for a new opportunity with an organisation that will help you develop and achieve your professional goals and aspirations?

Hourly rate – Up to £12.50 per hour

Working hours / pattern –  Days or Nights available

  • 08:00 hrs – 20:00 hrs (Days)
  • 20:00 hrs – 08:00 hrs (Nights)

Location – Penwortham Grange & Lodge, Martin Field Road, Penwortham, Preston, PR1 9HL

The Role:

Our Senior Care Assistants champion high quality care, compassion and resident dignity. You will work closely with a Registered Nurse or Deputy Manager and take on responsibility for the physical, emotional well-being and social needs of our residents. You will support and supervise a team of care staff, act as a role model delivering high quality care, and comply with clinical governance.

About you:

You will be an ambassador of Orchard Care Homes, liaising with GPs, health professionals and the residents’ families and friends, always promoting a professional and caring image of the home whilst championing our 6 core values; Enjoy Life, Welcoming, Kind, Professional, Positive and Respectful. Whilst it’s not imperative that you have a Level 3 qualification in health and social care, you need to possess your Level 2 and have a desire to achieve your Level 3 via our career pathway.

We welcome applications from skilled workers who need Tier 2 sponsorship and already residing in the UK.

About us:

Welcome to Penwortham Grange & Lodge Care Home -  A specialist dementia, residential and short term respite care home in Preston.

Rated ‘Good’ by our regulators CQC, Penwortham Grange & Lodge is a purpose-built, modern and bright care home in Penwortham, Preston. The home specialises in care for older people and those with dementia and offers en-suite wetrooms in all 86 bedrooms. Penwortham Grange & Lodge Care Home and its staff have won numerous awards including the Orchard Care Home Heart Awards Housekeeper of the Year 2018 and the WOW Factor in 2017.

Orchard Care Homes has a strong reputation in the care industry for running and managing care homes across the UK.  We have over 15 years of experience, running 24 care homes across the North and Midlands.

Winner of the Gold trophy for Best Smaller Care Home Group at the CHA (Care Home Awards) 2021.


  • £250 welcome* terms and conditions apply
  • Excellent training and progression opportunities, from day one, with career pathways will enable you to grow and develop into Leadership and Management, Nursing or Dementia specialisms through our Orchard Academy
  • Recognition schemes, such as ‘Making a Difference’
  • Unlimited access to our Refer a Friend bonus scheme
  • Access to our fantastic Employee assistance programme in association with BUPA that provides 24/7 support

At Orchard Care Homes, we value our employees. Click here to find out more about our wide range of benefits.