Senior Carer (Care Home)

Lowry Recruitment Ltd
From £7.90 to £8.50 per hour
21 Apr 2017
21 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Carer (Care Home) – 42 hours - £7.90-£8.50/hr – Castleford – Permanent

You will be joining a fantastic group of care homes, whose 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.

The care home is a large, modern residential home which is currently undergoing a full refurbishment! Based in the North of Castleford, you will be tasked with assisting with the resident’s care plan, supervising the caring team, delivering the highest standards of personalised care to residents.Ensure that at all times residents are treated with respect and dignity, and that individual’s rights to privacy, dignity, independence and choice are met.

The roles we currently have are -

·3 x Nights – 42 hours – 3 on, 3 off (8pm-8am)

Key Responsibilities

·To provide the highest level of personal care 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 (as defined in the training manual).

·To participate in the formulation and maintenance of individual care plans for each resident and administer medication to residents as prescribed, accurately maintaining appropriate records for both.

Person specification

·Experience of working in a caring environment

·NVQ2 in Direct Care (Ideally or equivalent)

·Supervisory/leadership skills

·Willingness to develop new skills (Completion of NVQ3 in Direct Care within 1 year of taking up post)

·Minimum of 2 years relevant experience is required.


·42 Hours a week (Overtime available)

·£7.90 for level NVQ Level 2, £8.50 for NVQ Level 3

·Shift pattern is ‘3 on 3 off’, Night shifts available, 12 hour shifts - 8pm-8am.

·Permanent Contract

·Excellent public transport links

This is a fantastic opportunity, please apply online in the first instance. Please note due to the expected high level of applications, if you do not hear back within 5 working days your application has been unsuccessful.