On behalf of our client we are recruiting for a Senior Day Care Assistant based in a large residential home in the York area.
This residential home has all the finishing touches you would expect from a warm and welcoming home, with cosy fire places, attractive décor and freely accessible, secure gardens. All 64 bedrooms are en-suite, enabling us to deliver person-centred care in a dignified manner, promoting independence as far as possible.
This position is 3 on 3 off with an average of 42 hours per week all 8am-8pm shifts.
This role is a team role, but with clear responsibility for specified residents along with overseeing and supervising the caring team. Clear communication with other team members is essential.
To supervise and support the care team, ensuring that the The Care Home values of trust, respect and care are always maintained and that each team member treats residents in the way that they would expect to be treated themselves.
Commitment to infection prevention and control
Supervision meeting with Line Manager every 2 months
Mandatory training is up to date
Completion of NVQ3 in Direct Care within 1 year of taking up post
Results and feedback from Home inspections and audit reports (internal and external).
Experience of working in a caring environment
NVQ2 in Care
Good numeric and literacy skills
A warm and friendly disposition
Good communication skills, able to put others at ease
A strong team worker
Supportive and patient
Reliable and punctual
Willingness to develop new skills (to NVQ 3)
Cordant is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.