Senior Care Assistant

Victoria Care Home
8th September 2020
Burnley, United Kingdom
Job Type
£9.20 per hour



Are you looking for a fresh challenge? Wanting to take the next step in your healthcare career? Then look no further!

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Care Assistant to join our team of healthcare heroes at Victoria Care Home. This position is for 33 hours per week on nights with weekend work included.

Victoria Care Home is designed to provide a stimulating, specialist environment for residents who suffer from varying levels of dementia or require general nursing care. We are therefore looking for a Senior Healthcare Assistant with a keen interest in Dementia and caring for the elderly who is committed to delivering outstanding care and making a difference to our resident’s lives on a day to day basis.

You will be caring, honest and passionate about helping individuals remain active whilst maintaining their dignity and independence. You are friendly and empathetic, able to problem solve and remain calm under pressure in a demanding yet rewarding environment.

As a Senior Care Assistant you will be required to supervise a unit and administer medication to residential clients. Under the guidance of the Deputy Manager you will take responsibility for the physical and emotional wellbeing and social needs of our residents.

To be successful in this role you will be NVQ Level 3 trained in Health and Social Care or equivalent and be willing to complete further training. We will enhance your skills through ongoing CPD and offer development opportunities to support you on your career journey.

As a Senior Care Assistant you will establish and maintain positive relationships with colleagues, residents, visitors and other individuals visiting or working in the home. You will be required to represent the company as an honest, knowledgeable and meticulous ambassador.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

In return we can offer you:

· Competitive Salary

· 28 days annual leave

· Simply Health Cash Plan

· Pension Scheme

· Professional Development via NVQ and other training opportunities

· Discounted Staff Meals

· Free Uniform

Our Mission Statement

· One Team

· One Goal

· One Standard of Care

Our Behaviours

· Be Open and Honest

· Take Responsibility

· Keep your Word

Essential Skills

Level 3 Health and Social Care

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