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DATE ADDED: Sun 01/12/2019

Senior Care Assistant

Warminster, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

I have an incredible opportunity to work for a wellestablished Residential care home as they are now recruiting for a Full Time Senior Care Assistant role in the Warminster area. This care home specialises in providing professional care for older people, whilst maintaining the highest standard of care for those who can no longer remain in their own homes.

The day to day duties of this role will include;
Supervising & leading a team whilst providing them with guidance and running the shift
Medication rounds which will involve administering medication
Possibly dealing with emergency situations
Liaising with the district Nurse when they need you to
Overseeing lunchtime to make sure that everything is running smoothly
Completing records
Handing over to other senior team members
Assisting where required in the home
Caring for residents, including Personal Care and possibly manual handling

You need to be someone who can work as a team player, who is driven and passionate about their work in the care sector. Also, someone who is friendly, approachable and have excellent communication skills as you will be a senior. You will also need to be flexible, reliable and presentable.

Successful candidates will have:
Driving licence and their own transport due to the location of the home
2 years experience as a care assistant in residential care (supervisor experience could be beneficial but not necessary)
Have or be willing to work towards your NVQ Level 3 Health and Social Care

You will be provided with an excellent training programme that will be tailored to your needs
Free parking
Shopping vouchers
5.6 weeks annual leave
Pension scheme after the probation period
Pay reviews (there has been 2 in 2019)

Salary range: £18,291 (£10.05 p/h weekdays & £10.50 p/h weekends)
Hours; Full time, 35 hours a week with a 2week alternating rota, with every other weekend off
No sleep ins
Shift Patterns: 7.30AM2PM, 7.30AM5PM or 5PM10PM

If you think that you have the right skills or experience for this role then please get in contact, either emailing your CV with the job reference number to bristol @ ######.### or do not hesitate to call Sarah on ##### ######.
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