Griffiths House

Griffiths House, Cote House Lane
Westbury on Trym, Bristol BS9 3UW

Telephone: 0117 989 8500

Fax: 0117 989 8509


Staff Vacancies

Current Vacancies

Night Care Assistant
Care Assistant - Griffiths House

We recruit staff of the highest calibre who will work closely with us and who are committed to providing the very best standard of care for those living with dementia. Team members are chosen for their ability to show warmth and support to our residents and their families, and their determination to positively enhance the lives of individuals in our care. We look for:

  • A genuine interest in caring for people living with dementia and enhancing the quality of their lives
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to work with a range of clients and attend to their needs by delivering physical, psychological and social care
  • Compassion for people living with dementia
  • Confidence in working with people who have behavioural needs
  • Motivation to actively contribute to the smooth running of the home
  • A desire to develop skills and knowledge through on the job training


Week 1 - Wednesday, Thursday, Friday*
Week 2 - Thursday and Friday*
(*initially working ½ day Wednesday each week for a period to be determined)

• To provide administrative support to the Management Team, as instructed, to facilitate the smooth running of the home and its interests
• To act as receptionist and first point of contact for all visitors and callers to the home, in person, by telephone and by email.
• To assist in the maintenance of a safe, healthy and comfortable working environment by ensuring adherence to Cote Charity policies and procedures
• To undertake additional duties as required
• Recent administrative experience - minimum 5 years
• IT literacy: MS Office - Word, Outlook (email), Excel
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal and a good level of numeracy
• Ability to work under pressure in a busy environment, with frequent interruption
• A professional and welcoming manner
• A tidy and professional appearance
• Ability to prioritise work
• Ability to work in a team
• Initiative and self-motivation
• A flexible, 'can do' attitude
• Willingness to participate in a variety of events within the home
• A full clean driving licence: use of own vehicle may be required occasionally
We are a friendly team looking for someone who will be able to get to grips quickly and effectively with how we work. It is very important that you are a flexible individual, able to work to deadlines and often conflicting timescales. Appointment will be subject to satisfactory references and DBS clearance.
Further information about Katherine House and Griffiths House can be obtained from Manager, Vivienne Withers or Administrators, Angela Groves/Michelle Towers or by visiting our website
Please send your CV directly to CLOSING DATE: 9.00 am on
Friday 26th January 2017


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