Senior Care Assistant (Nights)

Rowan Lodge Nursing Home
Hook Common
12 Oct 2018
14 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Care Assistant (Nights)
Based at Rowan Lodge, Crown Lane, Newnham, Basingstoke, RG27 9AN
Starting salary £9.50 per hour
As well as a competitive hourly rate, we offer the following benefits;

28 days Holiday (for full time workers)
Comprehensive induction training
Ongoing training and development
Auto-enrolment Pension Scheme
NVQ Training
Paid breaks
Free meals
Free Uniform
Candidates will need access to their own transport to apply for this role.

Forest Care
Forest Care is a family owned and managed company, currently with
four care homes in Hampshire and Surrey. Our focus is to ensure we
provide the highest standards of care to our residents, and their
ongoing welfare, comfort and needs are central to how we run our
homes. We want our homes to be a home in the truest sense, and we are
committed to making our residents feel at home from the outset.

Main Duties of our Senior Care Assistants;

Ensure all junior and domestic staff contributes to the best of
their ability; in both the efficient running of the home, and its atmosphere.
Assist residents who need help with dressing, undressing, bathing
and toilet.
Assist with medication administration as required/directed
Assist residents with mobility problems and/or other physical disabilities.
Promote the mental and physical activity of residents through
talking to them, taking them out, sharing with them in activities
such as reading, writing, and any other hobbies that they might have.
Assist residents at meal times if required
Read and write reports in case notes.
Inspect, launder and mend care users' clothing
Answer emergency bells
To undertake any other duties as required by line management

Skills and Experience of our Senior Care Assistants;

NVQ Qualification - NVQ 3 essential.
A genuine willingness to care for Senior Adults within a Care Home environment
High level of written and spoken English
There are a variety of night shifts patterns weekdays and weekends
available. Night shifts are 8pm - 8am.

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