Senior Care Assistant
- £ 10.00 - 10.75 Per hour
- Full time
- Job level
- Qualified (non-manager)
- 14 Feb 2020
- 13 Mar 2020
Our client in Finchampstead is looking for a Senior Care Assistant to support the Home Manager, Deputy Manager and Assistant Manager in all aspects of the home's management.
As Lead Senior Carer, you will be responsible for leading, managing and supporting a care team ensuring high quality of care and service is provided to all residents at all times. You'll play a key part with care delivery in the home, ensuring care plans are regularly reviewed continuous assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of residents care.
For this role successful candidate will have:
Experienced to a least QCF or NVQ level 3 in Health and Social Care
Experience with shift leadership and management
Proven track record in a care home environment delivering quality care.
Experience and knowledge of dementia (desirable).
What your typical day involves
Assisting residents with personal care duties such as bathing, dressing, toileting and incontinence care. Providing the highest standards of care, you'll champion the dignity, and independence of all our residents
Supporting the Nurse or Senior Care Assistant to complete monthly and weekly checks to monitor the health of our residents and reporting any significant changes
Administering medication in line with the Bupa medication policy and assist in keeping accurate records
Supporting at meal times: serving meals and transferring residents to the dining room. This might involve supporting them to walk, transferring them in a wheelchair or using a hoist
Attending planned activities: assisting the team, repositioning, providing care as necessary and taking part in day trips outside the home
Repositioning residents to ensure they are comfortable and supported
Admin duties: updating food, fluid and stool charts, supplementary files, daily notes and care plans
Contracted Hours - 36 - 48 (day or night shifts available)
Hourly rate - £10.00 + DOE
This job was posted to Care assistant in Hertfordshire, England
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