Senior Care Assistant

Recruiter
Exemplar Health Care
Location
Merseyside
Posted
11 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Care Assistant Kavanagh Place, Liverpool £8.05 per hour Kavanagh Place is a forty bedded specialist home working with adult service users who present with complex mental and physical health needs. The home specialises in Huntington's Disease. As a senior care assistant you are at the heart of the nursing team and your enthusiasm, warmth and compassion is a fundamental part in helping our services users to feel respected, included and cared for. The Senior Care Assistant will be in charge of a shift of workers and will take responsibility for the smooth running of the service whilst they are on duty. You will respond to emergencies and provide guidance and support to care workers. An NVQ/QCF level 2/3 in health and social care and a certificate in the safe handling of medication is required for this post. Your key tasks will include: Administer/order medication Support nurses in clinical tasks under supervision Assist with the training of new team members Communicate effectively with the nursing team Assist with on-going assessments on service users, reporting any changes Maintain up to date documentation, care plans, charts, etc Ensure confidentiality at all times Positively promote the reputation of the home What do we offer? Comprehensive induction and training programme On-going development Competitive rates of pay A challenging and rewarding work environment Career progression Employee benefits scheme - online shopping, discounts and vouchers

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