Senior Healthcare Assistant

Leeds, UK
20 Oct 2019
02 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Carers Needed in Shipley!

REF: FT40726

We are currently recruiting for a client's spectacular residential home in, and require Care Practitioners for a Full Time role in Shipley; this role would suit an experienced Senior Healthcare Assistant looking to progress!

£11 - £11.50 per hour working 40 hours per week If this is of interest to you, please send over an up to date CV by either pressing 'apply' or sending me you're CV to the email below.

Please make sure to quote the reference number FT40726. If you require any more information, please contact Fred on (phone number removed) / (phone number removed)

Job Description:

Be understanding and patient towards residents and their needs, and encourage, assist and support residents to participate in leisure activities as appropriate to the individual, ensuring their social and emotional needs are met. This also includes escorting residents to outside appointments and leisure outings
To be understanding with residents who need assistance with feeding and provide the appropriate level of support and help
To be an active and encouraging member of the Care team, contribute to team meetings, ensuring good communication and participate in the induction and training of newly appointed care assistants, ensuring that the Care Home is a friendly and supportive working environment
The role will involve delivering excellent standards of care in order to positively enhance the lives of individuals in your care
You will be required to comply with all legal, regulatory and best practice guidelines
You will be working on a rota, meaning you would have to work alternate weekends. You may also share responsibility of doing rotas for care staff
Lead a small team of carers and doing appraisals and recognising your teams strengths and where there may need to be improvement
Administer medicationThe successful candidate will have:

Experience of working in a caring environment
NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social care
Good numeric and literacy skills
A warm and friendly disposition
Good communication skills, able to put others at ease
A strong team worker
Supervisory/leadership skills
Supportive and patient
Reliable and punctual Salary and hours

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