Senior Care Assistant

  • Tarland, Aberdeenshire
  • Social Care
  • Posted 1 month ago

We currently have opportunities to join our award winning organisation on a permanent basis. There are full time posts on offer for both Days and Nights, with flexibility potentially for the right candidate to look at part time hours.

We have the option of standard contracts, but also have developed an innovative and flexible ‘offshore model’ – allowing staff who do not live nearby to stay at our on-site accommodation (FOR FREE) and work for a run of shifts then have a run of days off (e.g. 5 on/4 off but can be discussed and created to suit).

The Role

As a Senior Carer, you will be required to deliver person centred care to our residents including medications administration. Your role will also involve supervising and mentoring the care assistants, whilst supporting the Care Home Manager to lead the team and Service forward.

Duties Include

· Ensure the highest possible levels of care are maintained by supporting/assisting Residents, when required, with all aspects of daily living

· Report on well-being of Residents and liaise with GPs and Support Managers etc.

· Support training and supervision of junior and new Staff Members in all aspects of their work in the Care Home, under the supervision of senior Staff Members

· Ensure all holistic assessments are carried out when Residents are admitted to the Care Home e.g. covering nutritional and incontinence issues, risk assessment etc.

· Complete, observe & review care planning needs for Residents, and complete written daily records as instructed and in line with the Company’s policies and procedures

Skills, Abilities and Experience

· You will be passionate about care and willing to make a difference to the residents’ quality of life

· You will be a confident communicator and have the ability to flex your personality to meet the needs of the guests and potential guests

· Experience / Qualification in the Safe Handling of Medicines (Desirable)

· Previous supervisory experience (Desirable)

· Satisfactory Police Check and check against the PVG List

· It is essential that you have achieved SVQ Level 2 in Care with a willingness to work towards achieving SVQ Level 3 (or hold level 3 currently)

Competitive salary, pension, development/training and staff benefits package form part of this fantastic offer.

*terms apply

Job Information

Job Reference: 1349_1591110008
Salary:
Salary From: £9.6
Salary To: £9.6
Job Industries: Social Care
Job Locations: Tarland, Aberdeenshire
Job Types: Permanent

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