Senior Healthcare Assistant - Preston

Talento Recruitment
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Talento Recruitment is one of the fastest growing recruitment consultancies in the UK. We are suppliers of permanent candidates into the Nursing, Health & Social Care sectors as well as HR sectors.

Our client is looking to recruit a senior healthcare assistant to work days in a nursing and residential care home for the elderly, situated in Ashton on Ribble, Preston.

As Senior Care Assistant you will:

  • Assist with daily activities providing residents with both physical and emotional support and personal care as needed.
  • Responsible for the smooth running of the shift.
  • You will assign specific tasks to the care assistants and monitor their completion.
  • Develop, review and update the residents personal care plan to meet their changing physical, social and psychological needs.
  • Promote high standards of care by ensuring all team members are trained and supervised appropriately.
  • Communicate professionally and warmly with visitors family members, and other health care professionals.

The successful candidate must have:

  • NVQ 2 or 3 in Health and Social Care desirable or a willingness to undertake the qualification
  • One year experience in long term care or assisted living or home health preferred
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities
  • Possesses effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrates good judgment, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Ability to react calmly in emergency situations and be considerate
  • Caring and compassionate attitude while articulating true concern for people
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Medication administration training or/and a willingness to undertake training if required
  • Demonstration of proficiency in computer skills, Microsoft Office (Windows, Outlook, Excel)

Salary for this role is £14,976 - £19,968 which equates to £8.00 per hour based on 36 - 48 hour contract.

Please call Leanne Irving for more information about this role or apply online.