Senior Care Assistant

Recruiter
Care First Recruitment
Location
Cambridge
Salary
£8.45 - 9.00 per hour
Posted
19 Jul 2017
Closes
18 Aug 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
SENIOR CARE ASSISTANT

* Days or Nights Shifts
* Histon, Cambridgeshire (CB24)
* Exceptional Nursing, Dementia and Residential Care Home
* £8.45 to £9.00 per hour (DOE)

Opportunity to join this fantastic Nursing, Dementia and Residential Care Home, based in Histon, Cambridgeshire (CB24)

Join this rewarding care home, that has won "Care Employer of the Year 2015" award and become part of their friendly, caring, respectful care team.

JOB PURPOSE:

To work as an integral part of the caring team, delivering the highest standards of personalised care to residents, ensuring that everyone is treated with respect and dignity, independence and choice are met.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

* To provide the highest level of personal care (toileting, washing, bathing, etc) 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 understand and comply with all statutory and legal requirements which are relevant, such as Health and Safety, COSHH, all aspects of the Care Standards Act, to maintain a safe environment throughout the Home.
* To participate in the formulation and maintenance of individual care plans for each resident and administer medication tor residents as prescribed, accurately maintaining appropriate records of both.
* To always be alert to Residents physical and mental wellbeing, immediately reporting any accidents or changes in a Resident's condition to a senior person on duty, and to accurately maintain n and update Resident's records as required.
* Be understanding and patient towards residents and their needs and encourage, assist and support residents to participate in leisure activities and appropriate to the individual, ensuring their social and emotional needs are met. This also includes escorting residents to outside appointments and leisure outings.
* To be an active and supportive member of the care team, contributing to team meetings, training and development, ensuring good communication and helping new members as appropriate, ensuring that Carebase is a friendly and supportive working environment

PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS REQUIRED:

* NVQ Level 2 or NVQ Level 3
* Previous or current experience as a Senior Care Assistant
* Key worker to designated residents.
* Supervise and support the care workers, ensuring that the residents are treated with respect, dignity and compassion.
* You must be caring, compassionate, friendly, focussed with a warm and friendly disposition.

BENEFITS OFFERED:

* A competitive rate of pay offered
* Full - Time contract on offer
* Regular pay reviews, dependant on your individual performance
* Free DBS
* Free uniforms
* All training paid for & lots more



331104 (evenings and weekends) or email your CV.

Please quote reference CAMBS/1950