Current Opportunities

Bank Day Care Assistant

£10.07 Per Hour
Wallington, Surrey
England, South East England, Surrey
Zero hour

Job Title: Day Care Assistant 

Contracted Hours:  Bank Mon-Fri 

Salary/Pay Rate: £10.07 per hour

Location: Wallington, Surrey

Will you promote wellbeing, strive for excellence, treat people with respect, and keep everyone safe? If the answer is yes, look no further. We have a vacancy for a Day Care Assistant at our Wallington Day Care service on a part-time basis. We are looking for a committed person to provide a high standard of practical support to encourage service users to maintain their independence to enable them to lead a full and active life. 

Applicants must have a caring attitude, be able to care for service users without direct supervision and be sensitive to the needs of older people.

Why work for us?

We’re proud to say many of our staff have been with us for more than 10 years and some for more than 20. We are committed to investing in our teams, which is why we offer a great list of employee benefits specifically with you in mind:

  • Working for a charity that puts people at the heart of what we do
  • A care home rated ‘Good’ by CQC
  • Excellent training and clear career development pathways
  • Retail discounts – save money and earn points at over 3,500 retailers
  • Recommend-a-friend scheme – earn £250 for each referral
  • Long service awards
  • Health Cash Plan & Employee Assistance Programme

What are the duties?

  • Enhancing the lives of our clients every day.
  • To contribute to the co-ordination and provision of meaningful activities as part of the team for service users according to their needs and preferences.
  • Assisting with personal care and supporting with additional needs.
  • Maintain service users’ independence, autonomy and choice; promoting dignity, and confidentiality at all times, in order to enable them to lead a full and active life.
  • Providing emotional support for our service users and service user’s family members.

What skills do I need?

Ideally you will have prior day care experience. We also require you to be passionate about supporting our service users. We’ll provide you all the outstanding training and tools that you need; all we ask is a willingness to learn and a genuine enthusiasm to encourage others to live their lives to the full.

What is the service like?

Day Care Wallington provides exceptional care and support for people through daily planned activities, special events, and more. We have a fantastic team in place and you’ll receive great support and guidance from your peers and management team.

Friends of the Elderly has been supporting and caring for older people since 1905.  Over a century later, Friends of the Elderly is working to ensure that all older people have the opportunity to live fulfilled and respected lives.


Keeping everyone safe - As one of the charity’s core values, keeping people safe is central to everything we do at Friends of the Elderly. All staff follow our Safeguarding Policy & Procedure and, if they see or suspect abuse, we expect staff report it straight away.

Apply online today at or call our friendly recruitment team on 0300 369 0552 for more information.

Friends of the Elderly is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion / beliefs, sexual orientation or age.

We reserve the right to close this advert early if we are able to appoint to the vacancy before the advertised closed date.

We would prefer all staff joining Friends of the Elderly to have received or be in the process of getting their COVID-19 vaccination. This is to support the protection of our staff, our residents and wider staffing teams.