Senior Care Assistant - North East

 

Full Time, Permanent.

 

The Company

Our client is a family run company with over 20 years’ experience within the care industry. This company has multiple homes across the North East but crucially retains its family like atmosphere. Specialising in residential and dementia care, with specifically designed environments that are safe, engaging and stimulating for residents.

Our client will offer you a clear career path, training from an in-house trainer, provision of Diploma's, specialist training and a commitment to promoting from within.

 

The Role

Roles available in;

Middlesborough

Washington

Guisborough

Darlington

Thornaby

As a Senior Care Assistant, you will support the running of the shift and show warmth and support to residents and their families; helping to promote independence and dignity and positively enhancing the lives of individuals in care.

Senior Care Assistant Responsibilities;
 

  • Ensure the delivery of quality of care by continually assessing resident’s needs

  • Communicate professionally and warmly with visitors and families and other health care professionals, whilst taking responsibility for the support, physical and emotional wellbeing and social needs of residents

  • Devise person centred care plans whilst monitoring, reviewing and updating these when necessary

  • Promote high standards of care by ensuring all staff are supervised appropriately and shifts run in a smooth and efficient manner

  • Promote the home in a professional manner, becoming actively involved in raising awareness of the home within the local community

  • Administering medication to residents

  • Providing physical and mental stimulation by taking part in recreational and social activities with residents, both individually and as a group

  • Helping to maintain accurate records and undertaking ongoing training

  • Generally promoting resident’s independence, choice, dignity and respect by delivering the very best standards of care

 

The Person

An ideal Senior Care Assistant will have the following skills and values;

  • A genuine caring nature

  • Strong communication skills

  • Ability to work as part of a team and individually

  • Flexibility to be able to adapt to the needs of residents

  • Ideally a holder of an NVQ L3 in Health and Social Care, or at least NVQ L2, along with a level 3 in Safe Handling of Medication

 

The benefits

Some of the benefits of choosing a career in care with our client;

  • Competitive rates of pay. (Our client pays higher than the average for Senior Care Assistants in the North East, according to Indeed.com)

  • Opportunities to progress through personalised career paths into more senior and management roles whilst growing your earnings

  • A generous holiday package

  • Quality free training to help develop and enhance your skills

  • Free onsite parking (Where applicable)

  • Regular social events

To apply for this role, please email your CV to Info@adastrarecruitment.co.uk 

0191 435 2271

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