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Senior Care Assistant - Days

Posted 5 January by Sugarman Health and Wellbeing Ended

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.

Job context

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.

Key challenges

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

Key measures

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).

Person specification

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

Supervisory/leadership skills

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.

Required skills

  • Senior

Reference: 33767905

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