Senior Care Assistant (Nights) - Durham
£8.00 per hour + Company BenefitsWe are looking for Senior Care Assistants to join our team at Dalby Court Care Home based in Middlesbrough. We have vacancies for 44 hours per week on night shifts and are happy to consider both Full & Part Time applicantions.Dalby Court provides general residential and Elderly Mentally Ill (EMI) residential care for older people. Dalby Court continually strives to provide the highest quality care and we deliver an individual service to our residents in a comfortable homely atmosphere. We respect the privacy, dignity and individuality of each person and offer a range of activities for people to become involved with as part of their personal tailored care programme.Responsibilities:Administering medication and medication audits Dealing with all aspects of personal care i.e. assisting with dressing, eating and bathing Writing and reviewing of care plansKeeping up to date with all training and documentation requiredBuild good relationships with the people we support as well as other staff members Provide daily support to the residents to help maintain and improve, where possible, independence and mobilityBenefits:28 days annual leave inc BH (pro rata)Child Care VouchersEye Care VouchersRetail Discount SchemeCost of DBS CheckOn-going Training & DevelopmentEmployee Assistance Programme (EAP)Requirements:Must hold (or be working towards) QCF / NVQ Level 3 or equivalentPrevious Senior experience within a similar environmentPrevious experience with administering medicationFamiliar with medication procedures and confident to lead a shift in the managers absenceMust be able to work as a team member as well as acting on own initiativeMust be flexible upon the night rotaExcellent communication and interpersonal skillsOur positions are subject to Enhanced DBS Disclosures which will be completed upon successful application. All applications will be dealt with on an individual basis in accordance with our policy and organisational requirements.We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.