Senior Care Assistant

Recruiter
BS Social Care
Location
Nationwide
Salary
£16016 - £18512/annum
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Senior Care Assistant to join a large, well-reputed dementia care home in Weston-Super-Mare.

You will be joining a fantastic staff team with a strong, knowledgable Manager who is well respected in the industry.

As Senior Care Assistant you will be responsible for up to 6 members of staff during each shift, assisting residents with varying levels of dementia. Duties will include:
- Leading handovers
- Organising and leading shifts
- Medication administration
- Liaising with GPs and families
- Assisting district nurses
- Staff supervisions and appraisals
- Assisting residents in day to day tasks where needed
- Reporting on CMS

We are looking for calm, confident and patient people, who are able to deal with any incidents calmly and effectively, as some residents have late stage dementia and may present challenging behaviour.

To apply for this role you will also need:
- NVQ Level 3 Health and Social Care or equivalent
- Experience in a supervisory role / leading shifts
- Experience with Dementia

In return you will receive a competitive salary of £16,016 - £18,512 per annum, plus excellent enhancements for weekend working.
You will receive excellent, specialist training which the Manager describes as 'second to none', and will be fully supported in your role.

To apply for this role, or if you have some questions first, please contact Becky at BS Social Care on (Apply online only) or email your up to date CV to (url removed)