Senior Care Assistant

Recruiter
Lowry Recruitment Ltd
Location
Scarborough
Salary
£10.25 per hour
Posted
08 Apr 2019
Closes
07 May 2019
Senior Care Assistant - 33 or 44 hours on Nights – £10.25/hr – Scarborough Are you interested in working in a home which was rated as “GOOD” by the CQC . You will be working for a charitable organisation who put the needs of the 32 residents and its staff first, whose person-centred approach to care relies on the dedication and passion of our employees, who we expect to go the extra mile to improve the home experience and generate a relaxed and informal community within our homes. We are looking for a strong leader with experience of working nights and in a residential/dementia care setting. You must be flexible and able to pick up extra shifts when needed on occasions. Crucially, you must be confident at doing appraisals and supervisions. Shifts available are either 3 or 4 Nights a week – ·NIGHTS – 33 or 44 Hours a Week (3 or 4 x 12 hr shifts 8pm-8am) with every other weekend off. Key Responsibilities ·To provide the highest level of personal care and attention to residents, following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive. To act as a key worker for a named group of residents, ensuring that these responsibilities are carried out in full (as defined in the training manual). ·To 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. ·To supervise and support the care team, ensuring that the Care Home values of trust, respect and care are always maintained and that each team member treats residents in the way that they would expect to be treated themselves. Person specification ·Two years minimum experience of working in a Nursing Home environment ·Ideally have a NVQ 2 in Health and Social Care, QCF or equivalent. ·Supervisory/leadership skills ·Willingness to develop new skills Details ·£10.25 per hour ·Permanent Contract ·Excellent public transport links, close to the centre of town. This is a fantastic opportunity, please apply online in the first instance. Please note due to the expected high level of applications, if you do not hear back within 5 working days your application has been unsuccessful. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/85654282

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