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We are currently recruiting on behalf of our client who has a fantastic reputation within the Portsmouth area for its well-established residential home. The company has a number of homes across the South of England and are well=known for providing top quality care.
Our client strives to deliver the highest standards of care within their residential home and are seeking a strong Senior Care Assistant with previous care experience to join their dedicated care team.
Please see the below details on this unmissable vacancy:
Job Role - Senior Care Assistant
Hours - Full Time (36 hours per week + optional overtime, alternate weekends)
Shifts - 8am-2pm, 2pm-8pm, 8am-2pm
Service - Residential
Rate of Pay- £9.90-10.40 per hour
This great company also offer paid breaks meaning that you are paid for every hour that you are in the home! They also offer a free DBS check as standard so there would be no up fornt costs to you before starting.
Senior Care Assistant Duties:
To Supervise and participate in the delivery of care to residents
To lead on the responsibility of residents individual care plans to ensure a person centres approach
To provide leadership and support to the care staff
Responsible for the administration of medication
Liaise directly with families and friends offering them professional and emotional support
Maintain residents dignity and independence at all times
As a senior care assistant you will be expected to lead by example at all times and provide strong leadership skills to the rest of the care assistants. You should have a strong work ethic and embody your care homes attitude towards delivering the highest standards of care.
About the home:
This is a beautiful purpose built 60 bedded residential care home specialising in elderly and dementia care. They were awarded a "GOOD" CQC report rating GOOD in all areas of care from their last inspection.
The home is located in the heart of Portsmouth in Fratton and is easily accessible by both road and public transport.
Previous experience within a nursing/residential home
Previous experience as a HCA or SHCA
NVQ Level 2/3 in Health and Social Care
Willingness to gain medication certificate if not already received