Senior Care Assistant based at Foxton Grange, Leicester
Permanent - Full Time - 39 hours per week (days).
Commutable from Loughborough, Leicester and surrounding areas.
Would you like to make a positive contribution to benefit older people?
You will play an essential role in leading care and ancillary staff
members in all aspects of our service to residents, including
deputising for senior managers at times.
The ability to form positive relationships with residents, their
families and professional colleagues is vital.
You will need to demonstrate your commitment to good care practice
through a QCF or equivalent Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care,
and practical experience of caring for older people, as well as the
willingness to train to develop further.
Please note that interviews may take place prior to the advert
closing as and when suitable applications are received. If a suitable
candidate is appointed the role may close early, therefore please do
not hesitate to submit your application.
Foxton Grange lies to the north east of Leicester - just a short
drive into the city centre. It is a single storey purpose-built home
offering up to 36 places for older people with early to advanced
dementia care needs.
The home is designed as a figure of eight configuration providing a
great deal of walking space as well as two enclosed courtyards,
creating outside areas that are safe for residents to enjoy. Each of
the single rooms features an en-suite bathroom.
The home specialises in working with individuals living with
dementia. Staff strive to support older people to live meaningful
lives and work hard to ensure that each resident has the right balance
of privacy and company.
Every day at Foxton Grange is different - the home's activities
co-ordinator ensures that there are plenty of activities and
opportunities for residents to get involved in each day, catered to
the specific needs and wishes of each resident