Senior Carer

Recruiter
Lowry Recruitment Ltd
Location
Lofthouse, City and Borough of Leeds
Salary
£7.90 - £8.50/hour
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Carer (Care Home) NIGHTS – 42 hours - £7.90-£8.50/hr – Wakefield – 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 care home, based in the Lofthouse area of Wakefield. You will be tasked with assisting with the resident’s care plan, supervising the care 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.

The roles we currently have are -
• 3 x Nights – 42 hours – 3 on, 3 off (8pm-8am)

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.
• To supervise and support the care team, ensuring that the Care Home values of trust, respect and care are always maintained and that each team member treats residents in the way that they would expect to be treated themselves.

Person specification
• Experience of working in a caring environment
• NVQ3 in Care (Ideally or equivalent)
• 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.

Details
• 42 Hours a week (Overtime available)
• £7.90 for level 2, £8.50 for level 3
• Shift pattern is 3 on, 3 off (8pm-8am for nights)
• Permanent Contract

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