Senior Care Assistant - Newton Flotman

Recruiter
Healthcare Homes
Location
Newton Flotman
Posted
02 Dec 2017
Closes
08 Dec 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


Senior Care Assistant

Olive House, Newton Flotman

Job Summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the team at The Manor House, North Walsham as a Night Senior Care Assistant. The main responsibility of this role is to supervise and assist care assistants in providing personal care to the residents and attend to the daily needs.

Our Home

Olive House is conveniently situated in a small village some eight miles south of Norwich. The village has a range of shops and amenities. To ensure, where possible, that our residents have an active social life, regular trips are organised to the local theatre, garden centres and the Suffolk and Norfolk coast..

Key Responsibilities of a Senior Care Assistant


Ensure that a high standard of care is delivered to residents by recognising and facilitating their daily needs.
Administer medicines as required in accordance with policies and procedures.
Promote and encourage all staff to provide residents with privacy, dignity, independence, choice, rights and fulfilment.
Adhere to the company policies and procedures.
Assist in building relationships between staff and residents.
Take an active professional role in promoting the services offered when dealing with relatives, prospective residents and enquiries.


Skills and Experience


Previous experience working within an elderly care home environment.
Understand care planning processes and experience of writing care plans.
Excellent planning and organisational skills.
Ability to mentor and coach staff.
A proven ability to work as part of a team.
Self-motivated and flexible.
Excellent attendance and time keeping record.
Demonstrate an ability to ensure confidentiality.
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.


Qualifications

Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care or equivalent is desirable but an opportunity to undertake this will be available.



Company Information

Healthcare homes have 35 Residential and nursing homes spread across East Anglia and the South of the country. The business was launched in 2005 with the main objective to ensure residents receive the highest possible standard of care; where dignity is respected, talents and interests are encouraged and where life is lived to its fullest potential.