Senior Care Assistant
Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England
- £ 9.50 - 9.50 Per hour
- Full time
- Job level
- Qualified (non-manager)
- 7 May 2019
- 4 Jun 2019
Senior Carers Needed in Lofthouse!
Home located within easy driving distance of both Wakefield and Leeds.
We are currently recruiting for a client's spectacular residential home in Lofthouse and require Senior Carers for a permanent Full Time role with both Days and Nights available. (38.5 hours/week)
This is in a great 80 bedded residential care home that specialises in dementia and elderly care.
These positions pay the highest rate in the area at an amazing £9.50 per hour!!
Be understanding and patient towards residents and their needs, and encourage, assist and support residents to participate in leisure activities as appropriate to the individual, ensuring their social and emotional needs are met
Helping to serve meals and drinks at meal times and other times when required, taking care to present meals and refreshments in an appealing way, with polite and courteous service.
To be understanding with residents who need assistance with feeding and provide the appropriate level of support and help.
To be an active and encouraging member of the Care team, ensuring that the Care Home is a friendly and supportive working environment.
The role will involve delivering excellent standards of care in order to positively enhance the lives of individuals in your care
You will be working on a rota, meaning you would have to work alternate weekends
The successful candidate will have:
Experience of working in a caring environment
NVQ Level 2 minimum in Health and Social Care
Good numeric and literacy skills
A warm and friendly disposition
Good communication skills, able to put others at ease
A strong team worker
Supportive and patient
Reliable and punctual
Willingness to develop new skills (to NVQ 3)
Minimum of 2 years relevant experience is required