Care Assistant - 2 posts

24 hours and 25.5 hours per week

£11.18 per hour rising to £11.39 per hour on successful completion of training and probation period

We are currently recruiting a care assistants to work within our short stay service.  You will be expected to work flexibly including evenings and weekends.  We want people with the right attitude, who share our values and purpose.

Working for the short stay service is a very rewarding career; you will be part of a  team that can make a real difference to the lives of vulnerable adults living within the Bury area.

We support people including those with complex needs with daily living tasks including personal care.

To find out more about Elmhurst, click here.

About you

You don’t need to have previous experience of working in a social care; what’s important is that you are a good communicator, patient, creative, able to work on your own initiative and also as part of a team.  Most of all we are looking for someone who shares our values and you will need to make the effort to get to know each person we support, so a relationship of trust can be built.

Find out about our values and our purpose here.


About the role

For further information about the role, please read the Job Description.

In return for your contribution we will support you throughout your career -

We provide a wide range of employee benefits, career development and lifestyle support services to ensure that you too feel supported, fulfilled and valued from day one of your employment with us.

For more details on learning & development, click here

Click here for stories on working for Persona, from people who work for us and read FAQ about working in care here.

Please note

Satisfactory disclosure at the appropriate level under the Disclosure and Barring Service is required prior to appointment.

If this sounds like the role for you:

Please send:

  1. Completed application form
  2. Covering letter of no more than 1 side of A4 explaining why you want to work for Persona
  3. Completed core attributes analysis for the role
  4. Send these to  

Deadline for applications is 5pm on 4 December 2022 after which date we will shortlist candidates for interview.