Griffiths House

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

Telephone: 0117 989 8500

Fax: 0117 989 8509

Email: info@griffithshouse.co.uk

Staff Vacancies

Current Vacancies

Senior Care Assistant
Night Care Assistant
Kitchen Assistant / House Keeper


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

Night Care Assistant


We are looking for Night Care Assistants with experience of and a passion for working with the elderly.
You will mainly be working at Katherine House (residential care/41 beds)and occasionally at Griffiths House (residential dementia care/8 beds) which are on the same site.
Hours: 2 or 3 nights per week Shift pattern: 8pm - 8am
Hourly rates: (QCF 2/3 with medication) £8.87/8.98 weekday £9.67/9.78 Saturday £11.45/11.58 Sunday
You will need:
• NVQ/QCF level 2 or 3
• Medication administration experience desirable but training can be given to the right person
• Previous experience of working in a care home for the elderly
• Ability to provide and maintain high professional standards of care at all times
• Drive and commitment
• Ability to multitask and make decisions in an emergency (training and support given)
• The ability to take charge of the night shift (training given)
• Willingness to attend further training
• Confidence and a positive attitude
• Flexibility
• Extra hours often available
We can give you:
• Excellent rates of pay
• In house training to progress your career
• Free parking
• Free uniform
• Excellent working environment
If you feel you have the right skills and experience for this post please send us your CV by email via www.katherinehouse.co.uk or in person or by post. For further information contact Katherine House/Griffiths House on 01179 873540


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