Senior Care Assistant

Recruiter
St Mark's Care Home
Location
Fairfield
Posted
13 Jun 2018
Closes
15 Jun 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
About The Role As a Senior Carer at HC One, Kindness will be at the core of everything you do. It touches upon every aspect of our Dementia, Nursing, Residential and Specialist care homes. Every single person who works here understands that our residents are people just like them with their own stories to tell. And, by joining us, you'll have a wonderful opportunity to give something back to those people. For you, that will mean planning and implementing the kind of care that will give our residents a real sense of security, dignity and independence. You will get to know our residents and their families – helping to ensure we deliver truly personalised care plans. Leading a team of carers, you will be responsible for maintaining the highest standards of care and you'll be a real influence on the rest of the team. Whether you are showing someone how to use a walking frame, helping someone at the end of their life to eat a meal or talking to a resident's family on the phone, you'll do so with a sense of kindness, above anything else. Assisting the Registered Nurse and Care Manager, you will be involved in providing essential physical and mental stimulation through a range of social and recreational activities, as well as administering medication One of your key responsibilities is to maintain accurate records of the job you do and build strong relationships with the rest of your team. About You Ideally, you'll have an S/NVQ2 Diploma in Health & Social Care, a background in person centred care planning and knowledge of caring for people with dementia. What's essential, though, are your brilliant, positive energy and natural ability to get along with people. You'll know what good record keeping looks like and be able to manage your time effectively. And, whenever you communicate with a resident or co-worker, you'll be truly considerate and kind. Well, after all, it's just in your nature.

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