Senior Care Assistants

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Job Sector:
Health, Medicine
West Midlands
Sutton Coldfield
£8.40 to £8.80 per hour
Salary Description:
�8.40 - 8.80 per hour
TalentSpa Recuitment
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Job Title: Senior Care Assistants

Location: Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands

Salary: �8.40 to �8.80 per hour dependant on experience

Position: Full and Part time / Days and Nights

Sector: Healthcare / Social Care

Opportunities are available for experienced Senior Care Assistants to join an established, purpose built Residential Home located in Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands. Flexible full and part time positions are available, and we welcome interest from Senior Care Assistants who are willing to work a combination of days and nights, or permanent nights. Successful Senior Care Assistants will earn �8.40 to �8.80 per hour, dependant on experience.

Homecroft Residential Home provides a happy and homely environment for all 23 residents. It is an established family run venture, and strives to deliver high quality, person centred care within modern surroundings. The home specialises in encouraging and supporting each resident to remain as independent as possible, within a safe and caring environment. The home is located within a pleasant residential setting, with excellent transport links by bus and train.

As a Senior Care Assistant, you will be required to:

* Consistently deliver a high standard of care to all our residents.
* Support or assist residents to maintain all activities of daily living, and ensure that their personal care, physical and emotional needs are met with dignity.
* Possess excellent communication skills and ensure all residents, relatives and staff are addressed in a professional manner at all times.
* Ensure that all care is assessed, planned, implemented and evaluated to a consistently high standard and make clear daily records on progress.
* Act as a role model to less experienced Care Assistants, providing support and direction, ensuring all allocated tasks are consistently delivered to a high standard.
* Support residents to self-administer medication, or administer medication effectively and safely in accordance with Homecroft Care Group Policy.

You will possess:

* NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care.
* A minimum of 2 years experience in direct care, preferably within an older person setting.
* Proven experience in the supervision, allocation and co-ordination of work to less experienced Care Assistants.
* Good organisational skills, with an ability to prioritise care, and work under your own initiative.
* Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
* A caring and compassionate disposition.


* A competitive salary of �8.40 to �8.80 per hour dependant on experience
* 28 days annual leave per year (including all bank holidays)
* Genuine training and development opportunities which include: NCFE Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Care Planning, Level 2 Certificate in Falls Prevention Awareness, Mental Capacity Training, Medication Training and additional courses to further knowledge base.
* Flexible shift pattern
* Employer Contributory Pension Scheme
* Generous paid breaks and refreshments whilst on duty, including free meals if working a long day
* Free DBS and flu vaccination
* Staff uniform and a pleasant working environment

If you are interested in the Senior Care Assistant position, and would like to join an established friendly team, then we would be delighted to hear from you. Please submit your CV with a covering letter clearly stating which position you are applying for, and explaining why you believe you are suita

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