Senior Care Assistant

Embrace Group
£8.20 per hour + Company Benefits
03 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
£8.20 per hour Company Benefits We are looking for a Senior Care Assistant to join our team at Birchwood Court Care Home based in Peterlee. This is a a Full Time position working 33 hours per week across both day and nights shifts. Birchwood Court provides residential and nursing care in a luxurious purpose built accommodation of the highest standard. Situated in the heart of a local community, the home creates a peaceful, welcoming and homely atmosphere. Responsibilities: Build 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 mobility Assist residents to carry out their activities of living e.g., dressing, eating and bathing Set the dining room, serve and clear meals to a high standard Provide in-between nourishment as instructed, including the service of tea/coffee etc. to visitors Assist residents to choose from the daily menu and report any comments on food and requests for particular dishes Assist with bed making and changing of linen To keep all rooms clean and tidy at all-times ensuring a safe environment Benefits: 28 days annual leave inc BH (pro rata) Child Care Vouchers Eye Care Vouchers Retail Discount Scheme Cost of DBS Check On-going Training & Development Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) Requirements: QCF / NVQ Level 3 or equivalent is essential Previous Senior Care Assistant experience within a similar environment Must hold an administration of medication qualification Passion for delivering high quality care Excellent communication and interpersonal skills Must be familiar with medication procedures and confident to lead a shift in the managers absence Our 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. This job was originally posted as

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