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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 05/08/2020.

Care Assistant

Job Reference: J334-ASH-HCA-240720

Westgate Healthcare Group Ltd
£9.00 to £10.00 per hour

It is really important that our team feel safe when coming to work. We are taking extra precautions in all of our homes, including having freely available PPE, enhanced cleaning, strict hand hygiene, daily temperature checks for all team members and access to the latest information and training. As well as this, we always ensure that we are working in line with the latest Public Health England guidelines. More information on COVID-19 and our commitment to our staff and residents can be found on our website.

Care Assistant – Widford, Herts

Do you have a passion to care for others? Are you an experienced Carer looking for a new and exciting position? If so, look no further!

Ashview Nursing Home is a charming 32 bedded care home with a team who really do work as one family to support their elderly residents with a variety of care and nursing needs. It is a delightfully picturesque home situated on the outskirts of the village of Widford, between Much Hadham and Ware.

Location:Ashview Nursing Home, Ware Road, Widford, Nr. Ware, Herts SG12 8RQ

Salary:From £9.00 to £10.00 per hour (depending on experience) plus a 50p per hour weekend enhancement!

Hours:Full time (39 hours per week), permanent

Shifts:8am-8pm or 8pm-8am, Monday to Sunday

We need you now, they need you always…


  • Weekend enhancements to increase your hourly wage!
  • ‘Refer a Friend’ scheme with instant cash rewards
  • Great induction and on-going training
  • Career progression and support in achieving nationally recognised qualifications
  • Immediate start available (subject to DBS and references)
  • Holiday entitlement, bank holiday pay enhancements, contributory pension scheme, free DBS (refunded upon completion of probation period), free uniform, long service awards and access to discounts from hundreds of nationwide high street and online stores through our Perkz scheme and Blue Light Card


  • Work in a team and build relationships with your fellow team members
  • Support our residents with their daily activities whether this be assisting a resident to wash and dress in the morning, developing their individual care plan, or helping them choose and eat their favourite meal
  • Be a friend who our residents can rely on to champion their dignity, independence and support them to live happy and healthy lives
  • Think on your feet, communicate effectively, take on responsibility, prioritise your work load and keep accurate records

Every day will bring variety and if you know how to treat others with care and compassion, we want to hear from you!


  • Right to live and work in the UK
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to work in a team and take initiative
  • Previous experience of working with the elderly is essential to be considered
  • Relevant qualifications such as NVQ in Health & Social Care is desirable but not essential

Come and make a difference with the team at Westgate Healthcare!

For more information on adult social care jobs with Westgate Healthcare visit our website or speak to a member of our recruitment team on 0800 024 8756.

#WorkInCare #EveryDayMakesADifference #CareForOthers #MakeaDifference #ThankyouCareWorkers #CareWithUsAtWestgate

Due to a high volume of applications, if you do not hear from us within 5 working days, please assume that your application has be unsuccessful.

“We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age."

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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