Assistant: Residential/Community Care

Do you have excellent communication skills? Do you have the ability to build trusting and positive relationships and are you an enthusiastic and compassionate individual?

A job opportunity has arisen for a Casual Assistant Residential/Community Care to provide care and support to residents living at Park House residential home and to those living in the community. You will be responsible for supporting older adults to live dignified and meaningful lives ensuring they are assisted to achieve the outcomes set out in their personalised care plan. You will work in accordance with Care Quality Commission standards and Health and Safety regulations to ensure that a high level of care is delivered.

If you are someone who naturally shows warmth and support towards others then this role is for you. 

Thinking of working for the Council of the Isles of Scilly? Here are just some of the benefits which we are able to offer to our employees:

  • A competitive salary
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme
  • Eye care voucher scheme
  • A generous relocation package for eligible candidates
  • Defined benefit pension scheme
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Family friendly leave, pay and working arrangements
  • Generous Holiday allowance
  • A free confidential and impartial counselling service

This post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure check

For an informal discussion please telephone Gareth Peters on (01720) 424064 or email

Business Unit: 
Services to our Community
£8.20 per hour
Closing Date: 
Monday, 03 April, 2017 - 1pm
Application Pack: 
Additional Information: 

Application Form
Advertisement Monitoring
Equal Opportunities Monitoring
Guidance Notes
Isles of Scilly Information Sheet

Please submit completed applications to or 
HR Officer
Council of the Isles of Scilly
Town Hall
St Mary's
Isles of Scilly
TR21 0NA

Please note that canvassing of Members or Officers will disqualify you from consideration

If you require this application pack in an alternative language, in larger text, Braille, easy read or in an audio format, please email or telephone 01720 424000