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Night Senior Care Assistant

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Job Type
3 Jul 2024

Night Senior Care Assistant - Cheltenham

Are you already an experienced Senior Care Assistant or a Care Assistant looking to take the next step within your career? Working in partnership with the Home Manager, senior care assistants play an important role in the smooth running of our homes. They provide top quality care to our residents and great leadership within their team. We are looking for hard working, dedicated lovely people who will go the extra mile to ensure our homes run to a high standard.

Post: Senior Care Assistant

Hourly rate: 14.40

Shift times: 8pm to 8am - nights

Full time permanent contract - 36 to 48 hoours per week

Responsibilities of a Senior Care Assistant:

  • Leading and supervising your shift
  • Case managing residents and liaising with families, healthcare professionals and other stakeholders to ensure that the best care plans are created and delivered
  • Administering and recording medication
  • Carrying out risk assessments
  • Working alongside care assistants to support residents with daily needs, ensuring residents remain as active and independent as possible
  • Working closely with the leadership team to develop services
  • Provide a fun, inclusive, and professional approach at all times

About You:

  • NVQ Level 3 in health and social care desirable
  • Be well-organised, IT literate and adept at allocating and delegating work appropriately
  • Proven ability to lead and supervise others
  • A good understanding of care planning processes
  • Be experienced in or happy to undertake training on administering medication
  • Above all, have a natural ability to help make the lives of others more fulfilling

We have a fantastic training programme that will give you the skills and knowledge you need to excel in this role. What we do need is someone with a compassionate and caring nature, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to work independently and as part of a team and a willingness to undergo relevant training and development. If this sounds like you, please APPLY TODAY!

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  • Job Reference: 1378957914-2
  • Date Posted: 3 July 2024
  • Recruiter: Howard Finley
  • Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent