Senior Care Assistant/Team Leader – Queens Court Nursing Home

Full time hours
£8.90 per hour

Queens Court Nursing Home is a welcoming, beautifully decorated and purpose-built care home which specialises in Nursing, Residential and Dementia care for older people, and is currently seeking Night Senior Care Assistants to join our friendly team.

Responsibilities:

  • Assisting residents with personal care activities such as washing, personal hygiene, dressing and feeding
  • Providing physical and mental stimulation by taking part in recreational and social activities or events with residents, both individually and as a group
  • Taking responsibility for the physical and emotional well-being and social needs of the residents
  • Being aware and participating in the development of resident Care plans and having full awareness of any specialist support needs
  • Assisting residents with mobility and support
  • Administering residents’ medication
  • Taking responsibility for the allocation of staff duties, and overseeing the daily charts
  • Participating in residents’ review meetings with external bodies
  • Supervising the care staff

Requirements

  • NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care (or equivalent)
  • Previous experience in a care environment
  • A kind, caring and compassionate nature
  • Passionate and keen to develop new skills
  • A good listener with patience
  • Flexibility, due to shift work
  • Ability to communicate well, both written and verbally
  • Ability to organise efficiently and prioritise workloads whilst under pressure
  • Candidates MUST have proof of right to work in the UK

Benefits

  • Ongoing training and support to further your career
  • A Career pathway with opportunities to get promoted; where progression to management positions is encouraged
  • Full and comprehensive induction
  • Company pension scheme*
  • Wide variety of health, retail and leisure benefits via Perkbox*
  • Paid annual leave (pro rata)*
  • Refer a friend bonus*
  • 2 free uniforms
  • Parking available on site

Although we don’t require someone with an NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care (or equivalent) as we provide ongoing training and support, they must have a minimum of a Level 2 and either already be in the process of completing their Level 3 or be willing to complete it.

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