Senior Care Assistant – Perth

  • Perth, Perth & Kinross
  • Social Care
  • Posted 1 week ago

Are you someone who is seen as a TRUSTED colleague?

Do you always ensure you are RESPONSIVE to the needs of others?

Do you have the potential to be an INSPIRING influence to colleagues and residents alike?

Are you keen to work within Care and PASSIONATE about making a difference to the lives of others?

If so, come and join Balhousie Care Group, and be one of our ‘Everyday Heroes’!

As Scotland’s largest private care provider, with 25 homes, over 900 residents and over 1400 staff; Balhousie Care Group is one of the country’s leading providers of elderly and specialist care and can boast a stunning HQ with skilled and dedicated support staff.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join our award winning business, based at our Care Home in Perth. We have full and part time posts on offer working nightshift mostly, with the potential for a dayshift post too.

**We have introduced a GOLDEN HELLO joining incentive of £1000* for this role (for a limited time)**

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)

We offer permanent, secure roles with scope to develop and progress within the organisation. Salaries are very competitive and we have a great range of staff benefits including cashback at various shops and supermarkets and access to free counselling services.

Join our team!

*terms apply

Job Information

Job Reference: 1166_1617782907
Salary From: £10.00
Salary To: £10.00
Job Industries: Social Care
Job Locations: Perth, Perth & Kinross
Job Types: Permanent

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