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Elmwood Residential Home
Swan Hill Road,
EX24 6QJ


Senior Care Assistant Wanted

Elmwood Residential Home is a vibrant 38 bedded care home within the village of Colyford, which is part of Colyton, situated in East Devon.

Elmwood is a busy home which strives for high standards at all times, providing high quality care within a friendly and homely environment

Would you like to join our team?

Would you like to make a difference?

You have to be prompt, punctual and reliable. Ideally we are looking for people who live in Colyford or a 10 mile radius. Please do not apply if you live outside of a 10 mile radius unless you already have accommodation locally and will be moving.


  • Run the floor, ensuring the care staff know what they are doing
  • Administer medication
  • Care Plans
  • Risk Assessments
  • Liaise with GP, Community Nursing Team, other professionals, Families etc…
  • Assist with daily activities of life
  • Assist to provide balanced and varied diet and fluids
  • Contribute to High Standards of care and hygiene within the home
  • Promote health and well being of residents


  • NVQ 2/3 preferred but not essential
  • Willing to work toward NVQ 3
  • Previous training is not necessary
  • To have empathy and a caring nature
  • Wishing to treat an individual as you would like to be treated yourself
  • Conscientious
  • Hard working
  • A good communicator
  • Able to work alone and as part of a close knit team


  • Part of a dynamic team
  • Training and support will be provided
  • Competitive rates of pay variable depending upon experience
  • Pension Scheme

For more information, call Jo or Janet on 01297 552750.

You can download a copy of our application form by clicking here.