Senior Care Assistant based at Fitzwarren House, SwindonAvailable Hours:Permanent - Part Time - 33.00 hours per week Would you like to make a positive contribution to benefit older people?
You will play an essential role in leading care and ancillary staff members in all aspects of our service to residents, including deputising for senior managers at times.
The ability to form positive relationships with residents, their families and professional colleagues is vital.
You will need to demonstrate your commitment to good care practise through a QCF or equivalent Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care, and practical experience of caring for older people, as well as the willingness to train to develop further.
For more information about the role please review the attached Job Description.
Please note that interviews may take place prior to the advert closing as and when suitable applications are received. If a suitable candidate is appointed the role may close early, therefore please do not hesitate to submit your application.
Agencies: Please note, MHA do not accept unsolicited CV's from any agencies, regardless of whether they are on our Preferred Supplier List (PSL) or not. We only accept CV's from agencies that have been appointed and briefed by MHA's central Talent Acquisition Team."Fitzwarren House sits alongside MHA's innovative Stanton Lodge apartments on the outskirts of Swindon. It was purpose built in 2005 at a cost of GBP 4.5 million and officially opened by Glastonbury Festival Founder Michael Eavis. The building is spacious, has innovative use of colour and its design was featured at the 2006 Dementia Care Conference.
Half of its 64 places are reserved to provide individualised care for people who require nursing support and 32 places offer personal care to older people living with dementia.
A model of the holistic approach to which all MHA homes aspire, Fitzwarren House works to support spiritual and emotional needs as well as physical ones. Both the home's own Chaplain and a Roman Catholic priest pay regular visits, each of them offering friendship, fellowship and formal services. Fitzwarren House has two resident cats for residents to enjoy and relax with.
Other forms of therapy also support the home's focus on well-being, both stimulating and also comforting residents. Music and movement encourages physical activity and can help some residents recall thought processes as well as stimulating speech. There is also the pleasure of the surrounding environment as Fitzwarren House backs on to Stanton Park and its' plethora of wild birds and animals.
For more information about this home please visit here.
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