Senior Care Assistant – Ripley – Yarningdale
£7.95 per hour, 42 hours per week
Yarningdale is a 20 bedded home for service users with mental health, brain injury and Huntingdons Disease
As a senior care assistant you are at the heart of the nursing team and your enthusiasm, warmth and compassion is a fundamental part in helping our services users to feel respected, included and cared for.
The Senior Care Assistant will be in charge of a shift of workers and will take responsibility for the smooth running of the service whilst they are on duty. You will respond to emergencies and provide guidance and support to care workers.
An NVQ/QCF level 2/3 in health and social care and a certificate in the safe handling of medication is required for this post.
Your key tasks will include:
Support nurses in clinical tasks under supervision
Assist with the training of new team members
Communicate effectively with the nursing team
Assist with on-going assessments on service users, reporting any changes
Maintain up to date documentation, care plans, charts, etc
Ensure confidentiality at all times
Positively promote the reputation of the home
What do we offer?
Comprehensive induction and training programme
Competitive rates of pay
A challenging and rewarding work environment
Employee benefits scheme – online shopping, discounts and vouchers