Senior Care Assistants / Lead Care Assistants

Homecroft Care Group
Sutton Coldfield
£15,000 - £19,999
13 Feb 2018
17 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Part Time
Job Title: Senior Care Assistants / Lead Care Assistants

Location: Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands

Salary: £7.74 to £8.67 per hour dependant on experience

Position: Full and Part time

Sector: Healthcare / Social Care

Opportunities are available for experienced, Senior Care Assistants and Lead Care Assistants to join an established, luxury Nursing Home in Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands. Flexible full and part time positions are available, and they welcome interest from Senior Care Assistants who are able to work days and nights. Successful Senior Care Assistants will earn £7.74 to £8.67 per hour dependant on experience.

Wyndley Grange and Wyndley Mill Nursing Homes are located in a beautiful lakeside setting, on the edge of Sutton Park Nature Reserve. It is a family run business, with a genuine passion and commitment to providing a high standard of nursing care for all residents. Sutton Town Centre is within walking distance, and offers excellent transport links by bus and train.

As a Senior Care Assistant, you will:

    Consistently deliver a high standard of care to all residents, working under the direction of the Registered Nurse.Fully support or assist residents to maintain all activities of daily living, and ensure that their personal care, physical and emotional needs are met with dignity.Assist the Registered Nurses in the planning of care, participating in the evaluation and review of each resident for whom you are a key worker.Act as a role model to less experienced Care Assistants, providing support and direction, and ensure all allocated tasks are delivered to a high standard.Ensure all residents, relatives and visitors are addressed in a professional manner at all times.
In addition, you will possess:

    NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social CareA minimum of 2 years experience in Direct Care, preferably within an older person settingProven experience in the supervision, allocation and co-ordination of work to less experienced Care Assistants.Good organisational skills, with the ability to prioritise care and work under your own initiative.Excellent communication skills, both written and verbalA caring and compassionate disposition
Lead Care Assistants

We also welcome interest from Senior Care Assistants who are able to demonstrate exceptional leadership qualities, and are looking to further develop their career.

As a Lead Care Assistant, in addition to the requirements of the Senior Care Assistant role, you will take responsibility for the allocation and co-ordination of resident care, on a shift by shift basis, and ensure that all care and duties undertaken by less experienced Care Assistants are delivered to the highest standard at all times.


    A competitive salary of £7.74 to £8.67 per hour dependant on experience28 days annual leave per year (including all bank holidays)Genuine training and development opportunitiesEmployer Contributory Pension SchemeGenerous paid breaks for all shifts, with meals provided if working a long dayFree DBS and flu vaccinationProfessional staff uniformPleasant working environment, with purpose built staff room and all amenities
If you are interested in the Senior Care Assistant / Lead Care Assistant position, and would like to join an established friendly team, then we would be delighted to hear from you. Please submit your CV with a covering letter stating which position you are applying for, and explaining why you believe you are suitable for the position. Informal visits are encouraged and welcome.

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