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Senior Care Assistant_Days

Employer
hirestaff
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
18 Jan 2022

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Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Job Description: Senior Care Assistant_Days

Your Role

Our Senior Care Assistants play a key role in the day to day running of our homes. As leaders of the care home family, they are responsible for supervising the caring team ensuring our residents are well-cared for and enabling them to live full and enriched lives.

Our Ideal Candidate

We are looking for individuals who are passionate about the care they provide to join our team. Previous care experience in a residential setting is essential along with a NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care. We offer full induction training and support our carers to progress through their NVQs all the way to the highest levels of care.

We require:

* Strong numeracy and literacy skills

* Personable and professional communication skills

* Ability to work well in a team

* Reliability and punctuality

Role Responsibilities

Being a Senior Care Assistant means your core focus is ensuring residents care plans are followed, ensuring residents are well-cared for socially, emotionally and physically at all times. Depending on your residents and their needs, it is a varied and rewarding role. Your core responsibilities would include:

·Responsibility for administering, recording and ordering medications in line with the care home medication policy and ensuring care plans are kept up to date.

·Assisting residents with their intimate and personal care needs, according to their individual care plan whilst protecting privacy and dignity at all times.

·Reporting and recording any changes in a resident's behaviour, condition or needs and escalating to the Deputy Managers where appropriate to ensure we offer the best care possible for each resident.

In screening, hirestaff place strong emphasis on shared values and behaviours, including the skills making up emotional intelligence: awareness, motivation, empathy, and social skills. These vital skills serve as the foundation to resilience
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