Care Assistant

Location: - (Barnsley)

Eleanor Nursing and Social Care is part of the Eleanor Healthcare Group, an organisation whose mission is to “set the standard in care” and “to be a voice for carers”. We are an army of 1,300 people who wake up every morning with a focus to make people’s lives happier and fulfilled. We offer over 80,000 hours of care a week and we also run the logistics across 15 hospitals (7 NHS Trusts). We are growing, we are stable, and we are looking for talented individuals to strengthen our team.

Here at Eleanor care we have an exciting opportunity for caring individuals to join our new team in the Barnsley and Wakefield area to provide a high level of care to clients in their own homes.

Our Care Assistants will work across the Barnsley and Wakefield districts, therefore a valid driving licence and access to own vehicle is essential due to the areas covered. Experience desirable but not essential as full training will be provided.


  • Promoting independence, dignity, and choice through hands-on care for our clients
  • Personal care which may include washing, bathing, showering, toileting, etc.
  • Assisting clients with morning, afternoon, and bedtime routines
  • Preparing or assisting with meal and drink preparation
  • Light household tasks - dusting, laundry, washing up, and vacuuming
  • Shopping and collecting prescriptions
  • Maintaining records of your daily activities
  • Social support and companionship

Experience / Skills

  • Experience in Care desirable but not essential
  • Flexibility
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Works well under pressure
  • Team player
  • Driving licence and vehicle desirable but not essential
  • Right to work in the UK
  • Live locally within the area


  • Paid milage of 35p
  • Shifts available 7:00am – 14:00 / 14:00 – 10:00pm - 7:00am – 10:00pm - must be able to start at 7am or finish at 10pm and work alternate weekends or one set day every weekend.
  • Full training and support provided
  • NVQ’s can be arranged
  • DBS
  • Free uniform and PPE supplied
  • Incentives and referral schemes
  • 12-week induction programme covering multiple courses
  • Progression within the company
  • Refer a friend bonus

Job Type:

Contract Full-time Part-time Permanent


£11 an hour Monday to Friday, £11.50 on weekends plus paid milage at 35p


Full-Time, Part-Time, Permanent, Contract


Our Office: Unit 5, Cedar Business Centre, Hemsworth, Pontefract, WF9 4PU, - (Barnsley), .

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