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Senior Care Assistant posted by Harbour Healthcare

TQ4, Paignton, Borough of Torbay
£9.50/ hour

Job Description

Senior Care Assistants : Belle Vue Care Home, Paignton

Do you ‘care’ enough to join our team?

Harbour Healthcare set high standards for resident care, and being a Senior Carer at Belle Vue will mean that you are joining a team who put residents care and comfort before everything else. Our carers are professional, respectful, responsible, well trained and have high expectations of themselves and each other. Above all they work as a team to ensure that all in their care receive a ‘first class’ service.

Job Description

You should be an experienced Carer or Senior looking for a new position in an Elderly Residential Home.

Job Role:

To support the Manager in the overall management of the home. Assume responsibilities of the Manager or Deputy in his/her absence. To create an environment which respects the rights and wishes of the residents and to encourage person-centred care and maximises independence. The successful person will be joining a close-knit, family run, care provider and friendly team who offer a quality service.

As a Senior Care Assistant you will be responsible for:

To assist the client in any area of his/her daily care needs which they would normally undertake themselves if they were able to do so. Care for all clients’ needs as required with the aim of optimising their independence. To be responsible for care planning reviews and updates, maintaining appropriate medication and care delivery for a designated group of service users. To understand the right of the individual to confidentiality. Moving and handling, dressing and assisting residents in their hygiene needs. Observing and reporting any changes in residents condition Report to Manager any hazard or unsafe equipment that may be hazardous to the health and safety of staff, residents and visitors To attend any in-service training arranged as part of staff development and mandatory training, which is a legal requirement

As a Senior Care Assistant it would be essential to have:

NVQ 2 in Health and Social care and desirable to have NVQ 3 in Health and Social Care or working towards this. Previous experience as a care assistant/ senior in a Residential Care or Nursing Home. A Passion for Care of the Elderly and dementia care. Experience of Medication Administration and some evidence of correct qualification

Are you that ‘special’ carer we are searching for?

We would love to meet you………………come and join the Harbour Team!

With an hourly rate of £9.50 the benefits of working at Belle Vue are:

• A duvet day on your birthday and Employee Benefits package!

• Company pension scheme

• Uniform

• Staff recognition awards

• Opportunities for training and career progression

Please forward your CV and we will contact you to arrange an interview

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