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General Assistant
  • Employer: Halton Borough Council
  • Reference: SP/21/167206
  • Published: Tue 05/10/2021, 9:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 17/10/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time, Evenings
  • Hours: variable hours per week, Various hours available covering 8am to 8pm 7 days a week
  • Salary: £9.50 per hour plus 9.16% premium pay allowance
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Halton Borough Council, Cheshire

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General Assistant

General Assistants, Care Homes - Halton

Various contracts to suit your preference available within across the Council's care homes. 

The Council has several care homes which include;

  • Millbrow Care Home is a 44 bedded Nursing home situated in Widnes.
  • St Patricks is 40 bedded Nursing home situated in Widnes.
  • St Luke’s is a 56 bedded Nursing home situated in Runcorn


Halton Borough Council are looking for individuals who are passionate about providing care for elderly residents within one of our care homes. You will need to be able to work as part of a team but also work autonomously at times if needed. Ideally you would have experience of working within a care home setting however full training will be given. This role will involve completing cleaning and tidying duties and polishing furniture to the agreed standards. You will also support in maintaining hygiene and adhering to infection control procedures.


In return for your commitment you will receive:

  • Employee Uniforms
  • DBS
  • Free parking
  • Generous annual leave entitlements up to 33 days
  • Commitment to your on-going professional development
  • Access to a generous pension scheme (Local Government Pension Scheme, administered by Cheshire Pension Fund). For full details, see

From 11 November 2021, The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities)(Amendment)(Coronavirus) Regulations 2021 require registered persons of all Care Quality Commission (CQC) registered care homes (which provide accommodation together with nursing or personal care) to ensure that a person does not enter the indoor premises unless they have been vaccinated against COVID-19. You will not be eligible for employment or continued employment in such a setting if you are unable to evidence to your employer/prospective employer that you have either been vaccinated with the complete course of doses of an authorised vaccine (including booster doses); or that for clinical reasons you are medically exempt from vaccination.

For an informal discussion about these posts, please contact the following:

 Jayne Adamson on 0151 511 6584

 Karen Graham on 0151 511 7439

 Sandra Prendergest on 0151 511 5344


Please ensure you refer to the attached Person Specification when completing this application form. Your personal statement should address how you meet each point in the Person Specification in terms of your skills, knowledge and experience.

Interviews will be held on the 29th Oct and/or 1st Nov