Senior care assistant

Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England
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Howard Finley Care Ltd £12.5 - 13.0 Per hour Full time Save This Job
Pay
£12.5 - 13.0 Per hour
Hours
Full time
Contract
Permanent
Role
Deputy Home Manager
Posted
12 Jun 2024
Closes
9 Dec 2024

Job Description

Seeking a compassionate and dedicated Senior Care Assistant to join our team at a reputable residential care home nestled in the heart of Sheffield. In this pivotal role, you will play a vital part in ensuring the well-being and comfort of our elderly residents. With a focus on fostering a warm and supportive environment, you will lead by example, providing exceptional care while supervising and guiding a team of care staff. If you are passionate about enriching the lives of seniors and possess strong leadership skills, we welcome you to embark on this rewarding journey with us.

Post: Senior Care Assistant

  • Hourly Rate: £12.50 to £13
  • Shift times: 8am to 8pm
  • Contracted Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Specializing in elderly and dementia care

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee a team of care assistants, delegating tasks
  • Review and update care plans
  • 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 as a senior care assistant
  • 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 are ready to make a meaningful difference in the lives of our elderly residents and contribute to a warm and supportive community environment, we invite you to join our team as a Senior Care Assistant. In return, we offer competitive salary, ongoing training and development opportunities, and a supportive work culture that values your dedication and expertise. Take the next step in your caregiving career with us by applying today. We look forward to welcoming you to our compassionate team at our residential care home in Sheffield.

Ref: AR25508

Job Details

Senior care assistant

Sheffield, South Yorkshire, Englandd Howard Finley Care Ltd
Pay
£12.5 - 13.0 Per hour
Job level
Deputy Home Manager
Hours
Full time
Posted
12 Jun 2024
Type
Permanent
Closes
9 Dec 2024

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