Senior Care Assistant
Location: Morpeth, Northumberland
Salary: £10.50 per hour
Contract: Permanent, Full Time
Hours: Day shift between 8am and 8pm on a rolling rota - 40 hours per week
We are looking for a caring person to join the team at Northlands Nursing Home in Morpeth, where we provide care and support to 35 older people. The role is for a full time Senior Care Assistant who will manage the medication and care planning for the residential clients within the home.
Senior Care Assistant - Responsibilities:
To administer medication for residential clients in accordance with your training. To complete and update care plans for residential clients, ensuring care plans are comprehensive and person centred.
You will lead by example setting high standards in your care of residents and promoting a person-centred approach. You will provide support and guidance to the care assistants in performing their duties. You will work closely with other healthcare professionals including GPs, district nurses and social workers to meet resident needs. You will be professional in all your dealings with visitors and health professionals. You will be happy to work with the Registered Manager and Nurses to achieve high quality care in a home from home.
Senior Care Assistant - Experience, qualifications&skills:
• Diploma Level 3 in Health and social care or above
• Ability to communicate effectively with clients and work colleagues
• Knowledge of care planning and person centred care
• Experience of supporting other staff to deliver excellent care
• Experience of care of the elderly
• Satisfactory DBS Check and two references
• Company pension scheme
• refreshments while on shift
• Uniform provided
• DBS cost paid
Experience of the following an advantage: Senior Care Assistant, medication administration, care planning
Disclosure: The successful candidate will be required to apply for an enhanced disclosure from the relevant body.
You must have received two vaccines against COVID-19 prior to commencing employment.
No agencies please.