Care and Support Assistant (Lysander House)

Salary: £9.01-£9.33 per hour

Hours: Part time hours

In addition to the attractive salary, enhancements for working weekends and evenings of up to an additional £1.30 per hour

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity at Lysander House in Ickenham, Middlesex which is a stunning development with 55 luxury privately-owned apartments, each with either one or two bedrooms. The team at Lysander House provide staffing and management cover 24 hours a day, with domestic support and personal care by arrangement to create an environment combining security, comfort and support to the Homeowners.

We are looking for a special kind of person for this role. A dynamic individual who is passionate about building a community and enhancing the lives of our home owners, and who also has a proactive, positive and enthusiastic approach to their work.

As a Care and Support Assistant, you will provide house keeping, domestic support and personal care services including washing, dressing, feeding, toileting and manual handling as appropriate. In addition to the core domestic hours, your manager will allocate care hours as they are required by homeowners.  In order to fulfil the requirements of this combined role, the postholder will be required to deliver a proportion of the care hours available on the development as requested by the manager, and undertake to work a range of shifts including early and late in order to meet the requirements of the development.

You will have the opportunity to work for the largest retirement management services company in the UK and a rewarding and fulfilling career within our fast growing organisation.

To be considered for the role, you will ideally have the following skills and experience:

  • Experience of working with and understanding the needs of older people

Be willing to work towards the Diploma Level 2 in Health and Social Care (Adults) or equivalent

Appointments are subject to a satisfactory certificate from the DBS.

McCarthy & Stone, the award winning retirement builder, is the UK market leader and has been providing specialist retirement property for over 30 years. We have a reputation for building high quality retirement developments and delivering customer service excellence that is the envy of the house building industry. McCarthy & Stone have been awarded the top 5-star rating for customer satisfaction by the Home Builders Federation for the past eleven years - we are the only housebuilder of any size or type to ever achieve this.

We care passionately about our customers after they buy one of our apartments, so we ensure this unrivalled quality and excellence is carried through to the management of our developments; YourLife Management Services is a company within our Group which manages all our Assisted Living developments around the UK, we are also currently opening around twelve new developments every year.

If you are passionate about your work and want to develop your career working in a luxury environment we would love to hear from you!Next Steps

If this role sounds interesting and you’d like to be considered then we’d love to hear from you! Please apply now to find out more!

Please either email a copy of the below application forms with a updated copy of your CV to or give us a call on 01202 362 305 to find out more

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