Senior Care Assistant (NVQ3 Qualified)

  • £8.50 per hour
  • Posted: 10/10/2017
  • Haslingden
  • Job Ref: 898101185
  • Permanent

Job Details

Senior Carer Nights (Residential/Dementia)

38.5 hours per week.
Rossendale, Lancashire

Pay up to £8.50 depending on qualifications
We are looking for enthusiastic people to make our clients homes a rewarding and enjoyable place to live and work.

Essential criteria

o2-3 years' experience in care environment
oAble to demonstrate led a team or supervisory position
oMinimum QCF/NVQ Level 3 in Direct Care
oExperience of administering medication
oExperience of care planning and risk assessment in order to meet individual needs
oGood literacy skills (to be able to write and evaluate care plans)
oHave experience of care planning for residents with complex needs
oComputer literate
Essential values and commitment:
oBe a passionate, approachable member of the care team, want to help others and make a difference to our residents lives ensuring care is delivered with dignity, respect and fairness
oLead and develop a team of care staff with fairness, transparency and an inclusive approach
oContribute to team meetings, ensuring good communication and participate in the induction and training of newly appointed care assistants, ensuring that the home is a friendly and supportive working environment
oBe polite, friendly, warm and supportive of residents individual needs providing accurate personalise care plans
oProvide the highest level of personal care (supporting with toileting, bathing etc.) relevant to the needs of each individual residents care plan. Mentor new staff leading by example
oEnjoy a busy environment - administering medication, serving meals and ensuring the resident's rooms and the home are kept clean, pleasant and welcoming at all times
oAbility to communicate with older people and be interested in their needs
oEager to complete all training relevant to your role to ensure continual professional development

Please send your up to date Cv to Helen James at TopCare Liverpool
Topcare Network is an equal opportunities employer.