Senior Care Assistant - Care Home
Shirley, Solihull, West Midlands, England
- Full time
- Job level
- Qualified (non-manager)
- 20 Nov 2020
- 20 Dec 2020
Night Senior Care Assistant
Fountains Brand New Care Home - Stratford Road, Solihull
80 bed Residential Care Home
ABOUT THE ROLE 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
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.
REWARDS PACKAGE 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.