Senior Care Assistant

Newcastle upon Tyne
16 Jun 2017
15 Jul 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
R Care was born in 2016 with the sole aim and purpose of delivering a reputable, quality and driven staffing agency to the Health and Social Care market, offering a service that is driven by, Delivery, Quality and Compliant Candidates.

We are an established team that have a combined experience in care and recruitment of some 26 years ranging from registered managers to registered nurses all our office based team have at some time in their careers had exposure to a care or nursing led environment – we think that this is key to providing our clients with the service that you expect.
Just like our clients all candidates will have one main point of contact from enquiry to placement into work, we will meet you in our offices and go through our Recruitment process, the same person that does this will be the same person that you deal with when you are been placed into work. We take our recruitment very seriously from initial contact to training academy to going out to work.

We offer a range of services including Temporary Supply, Interim Contract Staff and Permanent placement we couple this with our very own Independent Supported Living Service This In turn allows us to train and induct our workers like no other agency operating in our market.
Specialising in the delivery and supply of Nurses, Medical Locums, Support and Care Workers, and Social and Justice Workers. Our passionate team have a wealth of experience across the sectors that we deliver our service to. We are proud to say so many of our clients and workers have been with us throughout or careers and since the opening of R Care last year. Our Head Office is based in the diversely rich Newcastle Upon Tyne from where we deliver our service across the North East of England. Just like you we don’t work 9 – 5 and we are here to support our clients and workers 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

The Role - Senior Care

• To complete assessment documentation as required by the provider.

• To act as a role model for other care staff in respect of day to day activities.

• To educate and enable other care staff to practice skills under direct supervision until competent.

• Answer Nurse call system promptly, giving assistance as required. Answer the door and telephone appropriately. Respond accordingly, and pass on messages promptly.

• To build up good relationships with residents under his/her direct care and to provide them with daily care to help them maintain and improve, where possible, their independence, individuality and mobility.

• Dispense medication, and ensure correct recording of all relevant information relating to medication (after satisfactory completion of the Safe Handling of Medicines course).

• To work to promote a high level of effective communication between the care and the nursing team.

• Complete, observe & review care planning needs for residents, and complete written daily records as instructed and in line with the Company’s policies and procedures.

• To complete assessment documentation as required by the home.

The Benefits

Pay Rates £8.90

We believe we are the agency of choice when it comes to our sector, we look after our workers and candidates alike offering

Fast Track Registration Process

A friendly office team that understands your needs and requirements

Access to the best training on the market - a mix of E Learning and Practical Courses

To be considered for this role you will need:

Medication Administration

NVQ Level 3 Health and Social Care

The right to live and work in the UK

At least 6 months’ previous paid experience working in a support, care or nursing home in the UK within the last 2 years

Referee contact details for your current place of work, including a manager who can comment on your clinical ability, and for all employments in the past 18 months or your 3 most recent jobs

Please submit your cv in relation to this application and one of our office team will contact you within 2 working days – If you have not heard in this time please understand that your application has not been successful at this stage