Senior Carer / Care Assistant

From £8.41 per hour
14 Jun 2019
28 Jun 2019
Dave Williams
Contract Type
Full Time
REF: DW1260
LOCATION: Fleetwood, Lancashire – FY7 7JL
JOB TITLE: Senior Carer / Care Assistant 
SALARY & BENEFITS: from £8.41 per hour plus free learning and development opportunities that includes an in house development plan as well as e learning and potential for nationally recognised qualifications
WORKING HOURS: Full Time 40 hours per week – Nights 10pm to 8am on a rolling rota basis – will require flexibility and alternate weekend working

THE COMPANY: Are you an experienced Carer with an NVQ level 2 who has experience leading a team and is looking for a new challenge?

Established in 1998. Our client is one of the leading providers of care for older people in the North West of England. They offer the very best of care, including residential, nursing and specialist dementia care and currently have a new opportunity for a Senior Carer / Care Assistant to join their existing team.

Our client is a nursing home for people with dementia based in Fleetwood, Lancashire. The company offers free learning and development opportunities for the right candidates that includes an in house development plan as well as e learning and nationally recognised qualifications so could be a great opportunity for someone looking to develop and further their career in Health & Social care. 

THE ROLE:As a Senior Carer / Care Assistant you will support provide hands on support to help residents to live the best life possible through the provision of high quality safe care that meets every individual’s personal and social needs. You will be the Senior Carer on Nights so will be responsible for leading and supervising staff and ensure tasks all set tasks are carried out and will also need to update care plans, reviews and handovers. You will be working within a friendly team in Fleetwood and will work as part of a shared rota basis and will work shifts between 10pm to 8am.

THE CANDIDATE:The successful candidate for the Care Assistant / Carer / Support Workers role will need to hold a Level 2 NVQ (or equivalent) in Health and Social care and will need to be willing and commited to obtaining Level 3 which would be provided by the employer. Candidates will also need experience leading a team of staff so must be great communicators, and will need to live within commutable distance to Fleetwood, Lancashire.

Key Experience/ Characteristics preferred for the Senior Carer / Care Assistant role in Fleetwood, Lancashire :-

• Will need minimum of an NVQ level 2 in Health & Social Care (or equivalent)
• Commitment and willingness to complete a NVQ level 3 essential (training provided by the company)
• Previous experience as a Carer and Team Leader essential 
• Must live within commutable distance to Fleetwood, Lancashire
• Must have the right caring mind set and be passionate about helping people

Does this sound like you? Are you the new Senior Carer / Care Assistant our client is looking for?
If yes then please hit the apply now button.

You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps


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