Senior care assistant

Dronfield, Derbyshire, England
S42
Howard Finley Care Ltd £13.1 - 13.1 Per hour Full time Save This Job
Pay
£13.1 - 13.1 Per hour
Hours
Full time
Contract
Permanent
Role
Deputy Home Manager
Posted
2 May 2024
Closes
29 Oct 2024

Job Description

Do you have a genuine passion for providing quality care and support to seniors in need? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you! We are currently seeking a dedicated and experienced Senior Care Assistant to join our clients residential care home located in Dronfield. The Senior Care Assistant will be responsible for leading shifts, providing high-quality care and support to our elderly residents in a residential care setting. This role requires compassion, patience, and excellent communication skills.

Post: Senior Care Assistant

  • Hourly Rate: £13.10 (Paid Breaks)
  • Shift times: 7.45am to 8pm
  • Contracted Hours: 36 to 48 per week
  • Specializing in elderly and dementia care

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee a team of care assistants, delegating tasks
  • Assist residents with activities of daily living, including bathing, dressing, and grooming.
  • Administer medications according to prescribed dosages and schedules.
  • Monitor residents' health and well-being.
  • Assist with meal preparation and feeding, ensuring that dietary requirements are met.
  • Provide companionship and emotional support to residents, engaging them in meaningful activities and conversation.
  • Maintain a clean and safe environment for residents, including ensuring that all equipment and supplies are properly sanitized and stored.
  • Collaborate with other members of the care team to develop and implement care plans that meet the individual needs of each resident.

Requirements:

  • Previous experience working in a senior care or healthcare setting is required.
  • NVQL3 in health and social care certification (preferred).
  • Medication Trained
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to lead a team of care assistants effectively.
  • Ability to handle challenging situations with empathy and professionalism.
  • Flexibility to work shifts 12-hour shifts, alternate weekends, and holidays.

If you're ready to embark on a rewarding career as a senior carer, we encourage you to apply today. To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter outlining your qualifications and experience. We look forward to hearing from you!

Ref: AR10602

Job Details

Senior care assistant

Dronfield, Derbyshire, Englandd Howard Finley Care Ltd
Pay
£13.1 - 13.1 Per hour
Job level
Deputy Home Manager
Hours
Full time
Posted
2 May 2024
Type
Permanent
Closes
29 Oct 2024

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