Wessex Care Vacancies

Welfare Assistant

Do you have a strong desire to make a difference to someone’s life?

Wessex Care is a small, family run group of care centres in Salisbury, with a distinctively different approach to looking after older people – offering them a home in the real sense of the word, where everything that’s done is focussed solely on their needs, where the care and support is everything they deserve, and they can lead their everyday lives just as they wish.

We are currently looking to recruit a Welfare Assistant to join our team.

The ideal candidate must able to build positive, enabling and motivating relationships with our residents in order to support them in all aspects of daily living. Experience within a similar role is preferred but by no means essential – we provide full and thorough training for all our staff.

The ideal candidate must be able to assist with developing and planning programs, outings and events, and overseeing the implementation of activities. To be able to also support and enable our residents to access social networks and maintain personal interests in accordance with best practice, agreed standards and legislation.

If you have a matter-of-fact approach, a naturally warm and caring nature, enthusiastic and are an effective communicator then we’d love to hear from you.

Our Welfare Assistants work 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm and earn £10.70 per hour.

If you think you’ve got what it takes to work within this ever changing yet rewarding environment, then apply today by sending a CV and recovering letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or apply below.

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Health Care Assistant

Do you have a strong desire to make a difference to someone’s life?

Are you looking for a role which offers professional development?

Due to continual expansion, we are looking to recruit Healthcare Assistants to join our team.

The ideal candidate must be competent in basic health care duties, able to build positive relationships with our customers and be able to receive and communicate information precisely. Experience within a similar role is preferred but by no means essential – we provide full and thorough training for all our staff.

This can be a physically demanding role which requires the ability to identify risks, be organised and resourceful and demonstrate initiative and confidence in working without direct supervision.

If you have a matter-of-fact approach, a naturally warm and caring nature and are comfortable with close personal contact then we’d love to hear from you.

Our Healthcare Assistants can work up to 48 hours per week, split into shifts and earn between £8.91 per hour and £11.71 per hour dependent on experience and role.

If you think you’ve got what it takes to work within this ever changing yet rewarding environment, then apply today.

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Community support Assistant

Are you being paid fairly for the actual hours you work?

Are you able to give your clients the time they actually need?

We pay you for all the hours you work not just the time you are with your clients, that means your travel time is paid at full rate.

As part of our continual expansion, we are looking to recruit Community Support Assistants to join our team. Experience within a similar role is desired but by no means essential – we provide full and thorough training for all our staff.

This role is only suited to candidates who are comfortable with close personal contact, have a matter-of-fact approach and understand the importance of confidentiality, we are very different to other domiciliary care agencies, we do not provide 15 minute visits so we allow you to take the time your client needs.

This can be a physically demanding role which requires the ability to identify risks, be organised and resourceful and demonstrate initiative and confidence in working without direct supervision.

If you are resourceful, possess a naturally warm and caring nature and want to become part of our multi-skilled team then we’d love to hear from you.

Our Community Support Assistants can earn from £20,155.20 per annum (£9.69 per hour) to £24,315.20 per annum (£11.69 per hour) dependant on experience and must have a flexible approach to their working hours. Due to the nature of this role candidates must have a driving licence so we can provide you with an automatic Toyota Aygo for every shift you work.

We are currently offering a signing bonus of £200 after successful completion of your first months employment with us.

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Registered Nurse

Do you have experience within a medical environment?

Are you interested in developing your clinical skills?

As part of our continual expansion, we are looking to recruit Nurses to work in our Care Centres providing care and medical assistance to our clients. Due to the nature of this role, candidates must be either a RN or an RMN with a valid UK NMC PIN.

All our nurses must be able to build positive and enabling relationships with clients and at the same time, motivate and manage a team.

Candidates need to be computer literate, articulate and able to communicate effectively whilst understanding the need for confidentiality.

This can be a physically demanding role which requires the ability to identify risks, be organised and resourceful and demonstrate both initiative and good observational skills.

If you are resourceful, possess a naturally warm and caring nature and want to become part of our multi-skilled team then we’d love to hear from you.

By working for Wessex Care, you can earn between £18.00 per hour to £20.00 per hour (NHS band 6 to 7), dependant on experience, plus pension and generous holiday allowance. This role requires candidates to have a flexible approach to their working hours.

If you think you’ve got what it takes to work within this ever changing, yet rewarding environment, strong desire to make a difference to someone’s life, then apply today.

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Wessex Care (Company Registration No:4677336) is a UK based company.
Wessex Care operates an equal opportunities policy of treating clients, candidates and employees equally regardless of race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, national origin, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, age, marital/civil partnership status or disability.
We regret that due to the high volume of applications, we cannot give individual feedback to candidates. If you are not contacted within 5 working days of submitting your application, please assume you have been unsuccessful at this stage.

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Community Services & Head Office

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11 Tollgate Road
Salisbury
SP1 2JA

01722 336933