Senior Care Assistant - Days or Nights

Lowry Recruitment Ltd
Thornton, Sefton
07 Jul 2017
06 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Carer (Care Home, Day or Night shifts) – 42 hours - £8.50/hr – Liverpool – Permanent

You will be joining a fantastic group of care homes, 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.

The care home is a large, modern residential home which has undergone a full refurbishment! You will be tasked with assisting with the resident’s care plan, supervising the caring team, delivering the highest standards of personalised care to residents. Ensure that at all times residents are treated with respect and dignity, and that individual’s rights to privacy, dignity, independence and choice are met.

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.

Person specification
• Experience of working in a caring environment
• NVQ2 in Health and Social Care (essential)
• Supervisory/leadership skills
• Willingness to develop new skills (Completion of NVQ3 in Direct Care within 1 year of taking up post)
• Minimum of 2 years relevant experience is required.

• Working in the Crosby/Thornton area of Liverpool
• NIGHTS - Shift Pattern is 3 on, 3 off 12 hour shifts 8pm-8am (Overtime available)
• DAYS - Shift Pattern is 3 on, 3 off 12 hour shifts 8AM-8PM (Overtime available)
• £8.50 per hour if Level 3 qualified, £7.90 if Level 2
• Permanent Contract
• Excellent public transport links

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