Senior Care Assistant

Hertfordshire, England
AL10 9GZ
Pay
£ 10.00 - 10.75 Per hour
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
14 Feb 2020
Closes
13 Mar 2020

Job Description

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.

About you

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).

  • Medication trained

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

Ref: SE42040

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