Care Assistant – Gravesend

Job Category: HCA
Duration: Contract
Hours: Full-time
Job Location: Gravesend
Days Hourly Rate: £9.75 per hour
Nights Hourly Rate: £10.50 per hour

We are recruiting Care Assistants to work in a private residential care home for the elderly in Gravesend.

If you’re an experienced HCA who wants to make a difference to the lives of others, then we’d love to hear from you!

About the client:

Nestled in a residential area of Northfleet, just a mile from Gravesend town centre, the home offers person-centred residential care on a respite or permanent basis to over 65s with a variety of care and support needs. Spread over two floors, the care home can provide care for up to 42 older people within a homely and welcoming pet-friendly environment. A dedicated activity coordinator supports residents to provide a varied and inspired calendar of activities and outings. These vary depending on residents’ choice but can include crafts, games afternoons, live entertainment, garden parties and trips to nearby points of interest.

The home has a CQC rating of ‘Good’.


  • At least 12 months previous healthcare experience is preferred, but training will be provided
  • Flexibility to working shifts and rotas
  • Good level of English

Salary & Benefits:

  • Starting Salary: £9.75 – £10.50 per hour (depending on experience)
  • Additional Pay: £0.75 – £1.00 per hour for Nights shifts (depending on experience)
  • Training: Fully-funded learning and development, including the Care Certificate
  • Private Healthcare plan
  • Pension Scheme
  • 28 days paid holiday per year
  • Our team will help to apply for DBS and insurance (if necessary)
  • Our team can assist with travel and relocation (if required)
  • Recommend a Friend scheme – Earn £100 per successful recommendation

Why Avanta Care?

As a preferred NHS we’ve found 1000s of healthcare professionals work over the last 15 years. We are honest and upfront about what you can expect and the kind of work you’ll do. We’ll also do our best to match your skills, experience and preferences with a role you’ll want to stay in.


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