Senior Care Assistant

Recruiter
Home Instead Senior Care
Location
Warrington, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Sep 2019
Closes
19 Sep 2019
Ref
1253419719
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Home Instead Warrington and Lymm have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior CAREGiver to join and support our expanding team. This is an ideal opportunity for an existing Senior CAREGiver who wants to develop their career. The role is primarily to review, develop and embed our revised medication policy and procedures across our extensive number of clients and to ensure that our CAREGivers are trained and competent at working within these procedures and processes. It will involve liaising with clients, families, pharmacists and general practioners to ensure we are maintain and monitoring safe practices. You will be expected to work primarily out in the community, however, there will be some office based administrative and audit duties. As a Senior CAREGiver, you will be expected to be an ambassador for Home Instead and promote ALL of our core values and beliefs of the company and what we stand for. Person specification * Passionate about delivering high quality customer service * Minimum 2 years' experience in a senior role * Excellent verbal. Written and numeracy skills * Ability to demonstrate a genuine passion for delivering excellent care * Excellent organisational and leadership skills * Knowledgeable about medication and how to implement recording and monitoring procedures * Meticulous eye for detail * Hold a full UK driving license and have access to your own vehicle * NVQ level 2 / 3 Duties * Oversee the implementation and maintenance of good medication management in the community * Confident with medication recording systems * Implement and maintain the Electronic MAR system * Gather and audit medication information * Assess CAREGiver competency around administering all types of medication administration * Train and mentor existing and New CAREGiver's * Conduct Medication training during our induction process * Carry out support visits * Be part of the on call team Qualifications: Ideally NVQ level 3

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