Senior Care Assistant

Recruiter
Care UK Residential
Location
Witney
Posted
15 Oct 2019
Closes
13 Nov 2019
Ref
1280833292
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
You

You're a caring person with a can-do attitude. You already have experience supporting older people, ideally including those with dementia. You've got the confidence to lead a care team and act as champion for the safety and dignity of residents. You have a good understanding of care planning with a Level 3 vocational qualification in Health and Social Care (either a diploma or NVQ). To you, caring is more than just a job. It's a chance to use your compassion and skills - to make a real difference. To help you succeed, we'll give you excellent support, quality training and fast-track career opportunities.

Your role

As a key member of the care team, you'll put residents at the heart of everything we do. You'll be happy to go the extra mile to make sure individual residents receive high quality care in a safe, dignified way. You'll lead by example, supporting and inspiring your team to deliver the very best standards of care. And you'll liaise with GPs and other healthcare professionals to ensure residents get the medical care they need. As part of a close-knit, friendly team, you'll use your initiative and talent to contribute to the success of the home. In return, we'll help you build a successful career.

As a Senior Care Assistant at Care UK, you can look forward to:

• Competitive pay - we pay more than the average

• Fast-track career options, e.g. into nursing or management roles

• Quality training to develop your skills

• Flexible hours, including a choice of day, night or weekend shifts

• Bank holiday enhancements

• Stakeholder pension

• Childcare vouchers

• Free uniform

• Thousands of online and in-store discounts

About Care UK

We run over 120 homes and day clubs across the UK. We provide residential, nursing, dementia and end-of-life care for older people. As one of the UK's leading care home providers, our goal is to help every employee fulfil his or her potential - with first-class training and supportrt

Where you'll work

Our care home Millers Grange opened in April 2019, providing nursing and residential care for up to 52 residents as well as specialist care for people living with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia.

Working with Care UK, you will assist our residents in everyday life, providing support and companionship. You'll help the residents each day to fulfil their lives and support them in any way they may need. Building relationships is an extremely rewarding part of your role and this is a great opportunity to dedicate your time and compassion to a fulfilling environment.