Senior Care Assistant

Recruiter
Castlegrounds Ltd
Location
Leeds, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Oct 2019
Closes
03 Nov 2019
Ref
1303133829
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Full and Part Time Senior Care Assistants

The post holder will work as part of a team, supervising Care Assistants, administer medication and provide care to residents with the utmost dignity and respect to attain our high standards. The team comprises Senior Care Assistants and Care Assistants. There is also a Housekeeping team and a Catering team.

35 hours per week including evenings and alternate weekends on a rota basis.

Shift patterns are 7am to 2pm and 2pm to 9pm or long days if preferred.

Responsibilities and Duties

To work within a team providing personal care to residents in a way that respects the dignity of the individuals and promotes independence.

To help in the care of the resident's physical environment and in the general day to day activities of the Home.

To take delegated responsibilities in providing a high standard of care to the residents.

To supervise Care Assistants, provide support and monitor their progress in their training and development.

To identify the care needed for residents on each shift and organise/delegate the delivery of the care needed.

To administer prescribed medications to residents.

To liaise with GP's, District Nurses and other professionals as necessary.

To support the Deputy and Home Manager in improving and maintaining the highest standard of care.

To take an active role in care planning and ensure that care plans are reviewed as agreed.

To ensure that all relevant documentation is completed as required/agreed.

To communicate effectively with colleagues and residents.

Qualifications and Skills

Applicants must have previous experience and a minimum of H&S level 3 or equivalent.

Job Type: Permanent.

Salary: £9.50/hour

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