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Orchid Lawns, Ampthill Road, Steppingley, Bedfordshire, MK45 1AB

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time, Permanent - Part Time


£11.30 per hour (effective from the 1st of April) + £1,000 welcome bonus


Full time/part time hours per week - 12 hour shifts 8-8

Job Advert Role Description

We are currently looking to grow our established team of Care Assistants at Orchid Lawns in Steppingley, Bedfordshire. 

Orchid Lawns is a 24 bedded care home designed for older people with dementia. The home provides a specialist dementia nursing service, working in partnership with Central Bedfordshire PCT and Local Authorities. Situated in Steppingley, Bedfordshire the home offers a supportive environment with en-suite bedrooms and comfortable lounge areas. Our dedicated team ensure we meet the resident’s individual care and social needs.

You will be required to assist in all aspects of care and make sure that clients retain their dignity and individuality, ensuring they are comfortable at all times.

You must have

  • A genuine interest in working within a caring environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Previous experience within the Care Sector

We are looking for people with

  • A friendly and caring approach
  • A genuine desire to help people
  • The ability to relate to people from a wide variety of backgrounds
  • Tact and sensitivity
  • A respectful approach to all residents
  • Patience 
  • Reliability and flexibility

You will be required to support and care for all to a high standard. This will include personal care such as dressing, undressing, toileting, feeding and all other daily duties.

You will be required to monitor client's health and report any deterioration to senior members of staff. You may check on residents at regular intervals as requested by the care home.

You will make sure that rooms are clean and beds are made and be involved in all aspects of care to ensure that client's needs are met.

As a care worker you’ll enjoy:

  • Full training and ongoing support
  • The chance to increase your career opportunities 
  • Employee referral bonus programme
  • Discount Shop Benefits available
  • £1000 Welcome Bonus (T&Cs will apply)

For further information please call us on 01525 713630

We are also keen to add to our team of Bank Nurses, Care Assistants and Support Services staff, so please get in touch if you are interested in one of those roles too.


Division DBS info


All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland, and the cost of this will be covered by Priory. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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