Senior Care Assistant
Job Description: MPS Care Group is a leading provider of residential care homes. Our homes provide comfortable, safe and homely environments for all of our residents. We are looking to recruit a Senior Care Assistant to join our highly trained and caring team, within a well-presented nursing home, situated in Workington. Duties & Responsibilities: This role involves the following duties & responsibilities Personal care for the residents including dressing, washing, bathing and using toilet facilities Assisting at meal times To make and change beds and tidy rooms. To maintain accurate notes and records and to handover information on shift change over To help in the promotion of mental and physical activities through talking to them, taking them out, sharing with them in activities such as reading, writing, hobbies, and recreations To answer emergency call bells in a timely manner The list of duties is not exhaustive, but outlines the main regular parts of the role. Other reasonable duties may be requested by home manager or senior members of staff. What We Are Looking For: As this is a senior role, experience in a Care Assistant role is required. Experience in the safe handling of medication is essential. All applicants must be reliable and have strong communication skills. Successful applicants are required to provide an enhanced disclosure which the expense will be met by the applicant. If you already have an Enhanced Disclosure dated within the last 3 months this is transferable and there will be no need to pay for another. The Employer has claimed an exception under the Equality Act 2010. Benefits: Working for MPS Care Group, as well as working as part of an experienced, friendly team, you can expect the following benefits Full in-house training programme, leading to obtaining the industry-recognised Care Certificate. Flexible working hours Free uniform Subsidised meals Workplace pension Progression Opportunities Appointment to this position will be subject to a successful DBS check and suitable references If this sounds like the role for you, then please send your up to date CV as soon as possible, as a high volume of response is expected for this role. MPS Care Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees, free from discrimination and harassment. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, are based on merit and business needs. MPS Care Group does not discriminate in employment based on age, disability, sex (including gender identity), race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy & maternity, or any other non-merit factors.