Senior Care Assistant

Recruiter
Lowry Recruitment Ltd
Location
Ipswich, Suffolk
Salary
£9.75/hour
Posted
11 Jul 2017
Closes
10 Aug 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Care Assistant – Ipswich, IP9 - £9.75 per hour – 24 or 36 hours a week – permanent
We are looking for senior care staff to work days and nights. You will be working in a care home specialising in residential and dementia care. You will be joining a fantastic group of 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.
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.
·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.
Details
·24 or 36 hour contracts available
·You must be flexible to work days / nights and some weekends
·Excellent public transport links
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

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