£11.55 per hour; £22,822.80 FTE

Various hours and opportunities available including relief/ bank

Do not miss out on a £750 joining bonus*

Job Ref: MGH064

Do you want to feel that you are doing more than just a job?

Are you someone who has cared for a loved one or friend and feel that you have more to give?

This is not only a chance to make a difference to other people’s lives, but also your own.


The Role


We are recruiting for compassionate Night Care Assistants to make a meaningful impact on the lives of our customers every day.

As a Night Care Assistant at Margery Girling House, you would be expected to embrace values of empathy, respect, and dignity as you provide essential care to individuals in need.

We prioritise a supportive work environment, ongoing training, and opportunities for personal and professional growth. If you’re dedicated to enhancing the well-being of others, apply now to be a vital part of our caring community.

In caring for our customers, your main duties will include:

  • personal care
  • medication administration
  • supporting people through temporary or terminal illness
  • helping with eating and drinking
  • light domestic duties such as bed making
  • support with social, physical activities and mental stimulation such as hobbies and recreation



About you


You will be warm and friendly and have a natural caring nature, great sense of humour and a positive energy that brings a smile to people’s faces.

  • you are a great listener with a caring and supportive attitude
  • you want to make a difference every day
  • you focus on the individual and not the routine
  • you are warm and friendly and have a natural caring nature, great sense of humour and a positive energy that brings a smile to people’s faces


About Margery Girling House…


Margery Girling House is situated on the coast in Old Felixstowe. Felixstowe is an historic seaside town with many local amenities including nature reserves, cafes, doctor’s surgeries and shops.


More reasons to apply…


  • 22 days annual leave (pro rata) plus bank holidays
  • Retail discounts via our rewards platform (restaurants, shopping, days out gym memberships, cinema tickets, holidays, Sky store and much more…)
  • Reward and recognition awards
  • Free DBS checks, Hepatitis and Flu vaccination
  • Cashback Health plan
  • Access to Blue Light Card – membership fees applies.
  • Ongoing training and development & opportunities to progress in your role through the Orwell Academy
  • Wellbeing programme


*To be eligible for the £750 a joining bonus, you must meet the following criteria:

  • If you have not been working in the care industry for the previous 2 years OR have come straight from education (eg, college, sixth form, apprenticeship).
  • You must be employed for a minimum of 8 hours per week.
  • The scheme must be a CQC registered provider in Suffolk.
  • You must work for at least 12 weeks with Orwell and pass this starting period to qualify for the payment

Interview Date: To be confirmed

Person Specification…

  • Care Certificate, is desirable
  • QCF Level 2 in Health and Social care or equivalent, is desirable
  • Full driving licence, is desirable

Before applying…

Additional employment documents: https://www.orwell-housing.co.uk/work-with-us/additional-employment-documents/

Orwell is committed to safeguarding and safer employment and the principles of empowerment.

Please notice Orwell Housing Association does not provide visa sponsorship. You must be eligible to work in the UK to apply. You will be required to provide the relevant right to work documentation if successfully appointed to the role.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.  All new arrivals to the UK must also provide a Statement of Good Conduct (SOGC).

The definition of new arrival is an applicant who has worked or been resident overseas in the previous five years and this includes citizens of the UK who have worked or lived overseas for a continuous period of six months or more.

Orwell  is proud to be a Disability Confident Leader. We believe in creating an accessible and supportive environment, where every team member can thrive and contribute. Join us in our commitment to building a workplace that celebrates diversity and empowers all individuals to reach their full potential. We actively welcome applications from candidates with disabilities and are dedicated to making reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process to ensure equal access and opportunity for all.

If there’s a barrier to you applying for any of our roles, we’d like to remove it so please get in touch with our Talent team either by giving them a call (01473 228782) or emailing [email protected].

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