Senior Care Assistant Nights based at Hafan Y Waun

Posted 25 July by Methodist Homes

Available Hours:

Permanent - Full Time - 33 hours per week (nights, 8am-8pm)

Would you like to make a positive contribution to benefit older people?

You will play an essential role in leading care and ancillary staff members in all aspects of our service to residents, including deputising for senior managers at times.

The ability to form positive relationships with residents, their families and professional colleagues is vital.

You will need to demonstrate your commitment to good care practise through a QCF or equivalent Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care, and practical experience of caring for older people, as well as the willingness to train to develop further.

For more information about the role please review the Job Description here.

Please note that interviews may take place prior to the advert closing as and when suitable applications are received. If a suitable candidate is appointed the role may close early, therefore please do not hesitate to submit your application.

Hafan y Waun opened in 2007 and provides residential care for 90 people, with an adjoining day care and resource centre for people with dementia. Key to MHA's approach is its attention to the individual and the recognition that choice is an important component in good quality living. There are, for example, a number of lounges throughout the home, giving the residents the option of where they want to be. Kitchenettes are included within communal rooms so that residents can have snacks at any time during the day or night, just as they would at home. Residents are even involved in the process of decorating their own rooms.

Above all, MHA has developed a strong "person-centred" approach which focuses on the person and not the dementia. The activities programme at Hafan y Waun is tailored specifically to each individual. Members of staff develop a programme of activities and care that takes account of each resident's personality, abilities, interests and preferences. It helps people to feel valued for who they are now as well as for who they were in the past.

Or for more information about the home please visit here. Pension, 28 days holiday (inc. bank holidays), Childcare Vouchers, Life Assurance, Discount Scheme, free uniform and DBS provided

Reference: 35718196

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