Senior Care Assistant - Nights - St Helens

Recruiter
Orchard Care Homes
Location
St Helens
Salary
£7.90 - £8.50/Hour
Posted
02 Dec 2017
Closes
08 Dec 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Care Assistant - Nights
Orchard Care Homes – Lymewood Court, WA11
Shifts – 44 hours per week
Pay £7.90 - £8.50 depending on qualifications


Once one of the UK’s richest areas in coal and coal mining, Haydock is still
a vibrant community, mid-way between Manchester and Liverpool and also home to
Haydock Racecourse. Lymewood Court
caters to the varying needs of 46 residents, including young adults.


Our 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.


It’s
the attitude you can bring to
Orchard Care Homes that we value. We
set our standards high and we are looking for enthusiastic people to continue making our homes a rewarding and enjoyable place to live and work.


Essential criteria


2-3 years’ experience in
care environment


Able to demonstrate led a team or supervisory
position


Minimum QCF/NVQ
Level 2 in Direct Care


Completion
of NVQ3 in Direct Care within 1 year of taking up post


Experience of administering
medication


Experience
of care planning and risk assessment in order to meet individual needs



Good
literacy skills (to be able to write and evaluate care plans)



Desirable


Have experience of care planning for residents with complex needs


Computer
literate





Essential values and commitment:
·
Be a passionate,
approachable member of the care team, want
to help others and make a difference to our residents lives ensuring care is
delivered with dignity, respect and fairness
·
Lead
and develop a team of care staff with fairness, transparency
and an inclusive approach
·
Contribute to team meetings, ensuring good communication
and participate in the induction and training of newly
appointed care assistants, ensuring that the Orchard Care Home is a friendly
and supportive working environment
·
Be polite, friendly, warm and supportive of residents individual
needs providing accurate personalise
care plans
·
Provide the highest level of personal care (supporting with toileting,
bathing etc.) relevant to the needs of each individual residents care
plan. Mentor new staff leading
by example
·
Enjoy
a busy environment – administering medication, serving meals and ensuring the resident’s
rooms and the home are kept clean,
pleasant and welcoming at all
times
·
Ability to communicate with older people and be interested in their needs
·
Eager to
complete all training relevant to
your role to ensure continual professional development


All positions are subject to Criminal
Records Disclosure


Benefits & Incentives
Competitive salary
Ongoing training
Career development opportunities
Refer a friend scheme
Comprehensive Induction
Cost of DBS check paid for by the
Company
Opportunity to become a specialist
Champion
Free Uniform
Pension Scheme

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