Senior Care Assistant

Ideal Care Homes
From £8.40 to £8.70 per hour We pay above the Living wage!
29 Sep 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Do you think you could be our Ideal employee? Are you looking for a rewarding career in care? We are recruiting for a Senior Care Assistant, to join our team in our state of the art residential and dementia care home for older people, Hambleton Grange in Thirsk. Job Details: Full-Time 42 hour permanent contract 3 on 3 off shift pattern Hours, 8pm - 8am At Ideal Care homes we value our staff team and the excellent care they provide to our residents. We offer an excellent package of employee benefits, including; ·Bonus Scheme Competitive employee pension scheme ·Exciting VIP staff events ·Great training program ·Paid breaks ·Employee of the month rewards In the role of Senior Care Assistant you will provide the highest level of care and attention to residents, following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact with our residents is polite, friendly, warm and supportive. You will be required to always be alert to resident’s physical and mental wellbeing, immediately reporting any changes in a resident’s condition to a senior person on duty, and to accurately maintain and update residents’ records as required. As a Senior Care Assistant you will participate in the formulation and maintenance of individual care plans for each resident and administer medication to residents as prescribed, accurately maintaining appropriate records for both. You will supervise and support the care team, ensuring that all staff treat residents the way they would expect to be treated themselves. We expect our staff to be understanding and patient towards residents and their needs, and encourage, assist and support residents to participate in leisure activities as appropriate to the individual, ensuring their social and emotional needs are met. We require our staff to be supportive members of the care home team, contributing to team meetings, ensuring good communication and helping new team members as appropriate. If you feel that you can help us ensure that our Care Home is a friendly and supportive place to be please fill out an application form on our website - or contact us on 0113 385 3887 for more information or apply to this advert with your CV. This job was originally posted as

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