Senior Care Assistant
Hours of work: bank, both day and night shifts available
Rate of Pay: £11 per hour
We recruit the very best people from the local area wherever possible to create a team of dedicated, passionate, with inspirational passion and a kind a nature to make a real difference to the lives of others. Our skilled and motivated teams are truly dedicated in every aspect of their important and highly valued roles to ensure that an excellent residential care service is continuously provided.
Every team member understands that our residents are individuals with their own rich life histories and interesting stories to tell, and by joining us, you will have the wonderful opportunity to give your time and attention to them.
As a Care Team Leader with Sanders Senior Living, professionalism, teamed with kindness and compassion, will be at the core of everything you do. Your role will entail planning and implementing the kind of care that will give our residents a real sense of security, dignity, and independence.
You will get to know our residents and their families – helping to ensure that truly personalised care is delivered.
Leading a team of Care Assistants, you will have a really, positive influence on the team and be responsible for maintaining the highest standards of care. One of your key responsibilities will be to maintain accurate records and build strong relationships with effective communication with your fellow colleagues.
Your role as a Care Team Leader will also see you assist the Home Manager and Deputy Manager too. You will be involved in providing essential physical and mental care as part of Sanders Senior Living’s whole-team approach to wellbeing, as well as administering medication and carrying out medication audits.
Ideally, you will have an NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Health & Social Care, a background in person-centred care planning and knowledge of caring for people with dementia. You will also have a background in leading a team to deliver care. What is essential is a brilliant, positive energy and natural ability to get along with others. You will know what good record keeping looks like and be able to manage your time effectively. Furthermore, whenever you communicate with others, whether it be a resident or co-worker, you will be truly considerate and kind.
Experience / Qualification:
Experience preferred though not essential as full training will be provided.
NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care preferred or a willingness to achieve this.
Comprehensive induction and ongoing paid training to develop your career
Quality training to enhance your skills
Access to regular covid-19 testing
Quality PPE provided
High IPC and sanitisation standards
Buddy scheme – to help you settle in
28 days annual leave
Fast track career options
Refer a Friend reward scheme
All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of adults. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearance.