Senior Care Assistant

The SmartList
7.65 GBP Hourly
10 May 2017
17 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

LOCATION: Lanivet near Bodmin

JOB TITLE: Senior Care Assistant

SALARY: GBP7.65 per hour

WORKING HOURS: 35 hours per week

THE COMPANY: Our client is a 33 bedroom Residential Care Home situated on the outskirts of the quiet village of Lanivet, Cornwall, close to Bodmin Moor and also the busy seaside town of Newquay. The home specialises in the care of older people with dementia related needs offering long term residential care, short or longer respite breaks, day care and rehabilitation all to a high standard, within a warm and caring atmosphere. They are currently looking for a Senior Care Assistant to join their team.

THE ROLE: This is an exciting opportunity for individuals who want to work for a caring organisation, where you can really make a difference to the lives of the people you support. You will be responsible for providing a high standard of care to residents and for leading shifts.

The company value their staff and working within this role there is a real opportunity for further career progression.

Key Responsibilities of the Senior Care Assistant role to include:-
• Providing personal care to residents
• Leading shifts
• Management and distribution of medication
• Updating care plans
• Any other duties, designated by the Manager.

THE CANDIDATE: The ideal candidate for the Senior Care Assistant role will be caring, approachable and compassionate by nature. You will be proficient in medication management and confident to lead a team. NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care is desirable with a requirement to work towards NVQ Level 3.

Essential criteria for the Senior Care Assistant role:
12 months experience within the Care industry
Previous experience of medication management and distribution
Able to work shifts on a rota basis, including alternative weekends.

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