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Care Assistant

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Hiring Organization Anchor
Post Name Care Assistant
Qualification  High School Diploma   
Industry Private 
Employment Type Full Time    
Work Hours 8 Hours
Salary GBP 9 To GBP 10 Per Hour 
Location Manchester, England, United Kingdom M1

Job Description

As a Care Assistant, you will provide person-centered care and support to assist residents to maintain their independence including personal care, meal times, and activities whilst also providing a listening ear to those who need it most.

Anchor has 4 core values and you will align with these by being Accountable, showing Respect for all, demonstrating Courage, and being Honest. Even if you have no previous professional care experience you will be provided with all the training and development.

You will need to excel at your job, whether that is care, housekeeping, catering, or activities. You will be provided with on-the-job training through NVQs and QCFs.

Care Assistants at Anchor make a real and positive impact on the lives of older people who have a range of care needs as well as life experiences and personalities that make every day varied and interesting.

Anchor is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. We are proud to have an LGBT+ resident group, and also BAME, LGBT+, and Disabled colleague networks. These work closely with the organization to celebrate diversity, address concerns, review policy and practice, and empower their members.

We recruit, train, and promote without discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, sex or gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, or other protected status. One of our values is ‘respect’, therefore we do not accept harassment or discrimination from any colleague, resident, or third party.

Please note all applicants must already hold the legal right to work in the UK 

It is no longer a legal requirement for colleagues to be vaccinated against COVID-19 to work in our care homes. However, we will continue to encourage everyone who is eligible for the vaccine and booster dose to have it to protect themselves, as well as the residents and colleagues in our home.

Lightbowne Hall in Moston, Manchester is home to well-trained and helpful staff with rooms for up to 52 residents. At Anchor, we pride ourselves in providing 24-hour care and specialized services for elderly people, the beauty of our grounds, the quality of our catering, and the engaging activities we deliver. 

  • CQC rating of ‘Good’ with a 9.6-star rating on
  • Purpose-built home for people living with Dementia
  • Development opportunities to complete Care qualifications or progress into senior roles
  • Themed rooms such as cinema, garden, pub, coffee shop, hair/nail salon
  • On-site Parking

Anchor – a great place to work

Anchor is England’s largest not-for-profit provider of care and housing for older people. Our heartfelt ambition is to transform housing and care so everyone can have a home where they love living in later life.

We’re not-for-profit which means every penny we make or save is invested in the people who live with us, the places they live, and the people who work here. That means a better standard of care and customer service, better wages, more investment in training and development, and improved facilities.

A rewarding environment

From health and happiness to finance and your career, we’ll give you all the support you need.

Health & Happiness

  • Gym, fitness, and well-being discounts.
  • Mental health support.
  • Flexible working options.


  • Pension plan – contribute between 4% and 8% and we’ll match it or better.
  • Quick and easy pension transfer service.
  • Savings and financial advice, loans, and free life assurance.
  • Discounts on shopping, holidays, phones, technology, and more.


  • Ongoing personal and professional development program.
  • Leadership Pathways online learning resources.
  • Career progression and promotion opportunities.
  • To see our full range of benefits, check out our dedicated.

Celebrating diversity, celebrating you

Anchor is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. We aim to celebrate diversity and inclusion in all that we do, as we know that the more diverse our colleagues are, the better care and support we can give to our residents and each other.  

We are proud to have an LGBT+ group for our residents, and also Disability, LGBT+, race, and ethnicity colleague networks. These work to celebrate diversity, address concerns, review policy and practice and empower their members.  

We also have an Inclusive Ambassador network to allow all colleagues to be part of promoting diversity and be an ally to others. We are a member of Inclusive Employers, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, and a signatory to the Care Leaver Covenant and HouseProud Pledge schemes.

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