Senior Care Assistant - Care Home

Barchester Healthcare
21 Nov 2019
26 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

(10pm to 12pm or 10pm to 2am or 9pm to 1pm or midnight to 6am, happy to discuss further alternative twilight shifts)

Melbourn Springs - Brand New Care Home in Melbourn, Cambridgeshire

75 Bedded Residential Care Home, with a Memory Lane for our Dementia Residents.

We are looking for Care Assistant with the Health & Social Qualification but needs those flexible hours to suit the personal circumstances.

As a Senior Care Assistant at a brand new Barchester care home, you'll look after the different needs of our residents to enable us to deliver quality, person-centred care and support. Your role will involve supervising and inspiring a team of dedicated Care Assistants alongside the Deputy General Manager. You can also expect to support the clinical team in a specific area, such as medication, assessments, care plans or care reviews. Like everyone here, as a Senior Care Assistant, you'll always respect the dignity and preferences of our residents as well playing your own part in creating an environment that's warm, welcoming and vibrant.

You need to have:
  • NVQ Level 3 or Advanced Diploma in Health & Social Care
  • specific knowledge of Risk Assessments, Care Planning, Management of Medication
  • DOLs & Safeguarding referrals
  • Mental health Capacity
  • Understanding of CQC requirements
  • Team Supervisions/Appraisals
  • Liaising with Professionals within the community
  • Dementia awareness and care for the elderly.

We're looking for people who are warm-hearted, compassionate and committed to giving each resident individualised care and support. You'll have the opportunity to develop your career through ongoing training opportunities, so there's no limit to how far you can go with us. Many of our Senior Carer Assistants progress into Care Practitioner, Regional Carer or nursing roles.

As well as a competitive salary, Barchester offers one of the best rewards packages in the care sector. Your generous benefits would include:

• Free learning and development
• Automatic enrolment into our profit share scheme
• A range of holiday, retail and leisure discounts
• Unlimited access to our Refer a Friend bonus scheme

If you'd like to use your motivational and people skills in an organisation that provides the quality care you'd expect for your loved ones, this is a rewarding place to be.

Our Care Home Manager is always happy to welcome you into the home for an informal chat, simply pop in to find out more about working at Barchester.