Senior Care Assistant - Nights

Posted 13 July by JobPaths4U Limited

Location: Walkeringham

Salary: £9.50 per hour

Job type: Permanent - Full time

Hours: Nights

Shifts: 3 - 4 shifts per week 7pm - 7am

Job Paths 4 U are looking for a Senior Care Assistant to work nights in a Nursing, Dementia and Residential Care Home based in Walkeringham.

As a Senior Care Worker you will support the elderly residents throughout the night, lead a team of care workers and assist new and less experienced members of staff.

This 40 bedded home is one of 6 homes owned by our client who specialise in providing the highest standard of Nursing, Dementia and Residential Care.

My client is looking for a strong-minded, passionate and confident person with great leadership qualities to work in their residential care home based in Walkeringham.

Duties and Responsibilities for this Senior Care worker role include:

  • Mentoring and peer supervising care workers and ensuring the correct documentation is completed and any problems, issues or concerns are reported to shift leader
  • Ensuring care and ancillary staff feel supported to complete their roles and are able to discuss any concerns issues or problems
  • To ensure communication lines are open and all staff are aware of any information appertaining to the care and wellbeing of the residents, changes to work procedures, or any changes to the working environment
  • Quality care for all residents including the correct use of moving and handling equipment, risk assessments when caring for residents who may be at risk of falls, or who may harm themselves or others
  • To respond to the needs of service users, to assess emergency situations, contacting the manager on call as required
  • To support colleagues throughout the night to assist residents
  • To support residents with their personal care identified within the individual care plans
  • To assist residents who need help, reassurance or support throughout the night
  • To maintain accurate notes and records within the resident’s individual files and to handover information to day staff that is relevant to the ongoing care of individual residents

Minimum requirements for this Senior Care worker role are:

  • Level 3 Health and Social Care
  • Experience of working with the elderly and people with dementia
  • Leadership experience in residential social care
  • Ability to work nights

Benefits of this role include:

  • Fantastic starting salary
  • A supportive management team
  • Excellent career opportunities
  • Ongoing training opportunities
  • Plus many more!

Contact: Maisy at Job Paths 4 U

Required skills

  • Dementia
  • Elderly
  • Leadership
  • Personal Care
  • Residential Care

Application questions

Do you hold a level 3 health and social care qualification?
Are you experienced working with the elderly and people with dementia?

Reference: 42903416

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