Senior Care Assistant
Salary: £9.92 per hour
Working hours: 37.5 hours over 7 day rota (Nights- 19:45-08:15)
(Required to work alternate weekends - 2 week rolling rota)
Are you caring, compassionate and looking to make a difference to people lives? Do you strive towards excellence and respect? Then we want to hear from you!
We are looking for a Caring, Kind, Compassionate and Thoughtful individuals to join our outstanding team as Senior Care Assistants. Our Senior Care Assistants are at the heart of our Homes and are integral part of our service. You will be working within a people-centred environment, providing first class care to our residents.
- Providing direct person centred care to all residents, promoting their individuality and dignity at all times.
- Assisting residents with social activities by interacting with them, encouraging them to continue with or take up new hobbies and activities such as those organised by the Activities Coordinator or assistants
- To lead, support and mentor the team of care assistants on shift and support the nurse on duty to organise and supervise their work
- Performing, reporting and recording, following training, clinical observations of residents’ temperature, pulse, breathing, height and weight. Obtaining urine, stool and sputum samples, as requested by the GP or RGN in charge. Performing simple urinalysis following training
- Annual leave – Equivalent to 28 days (annual leave is calculated against contracted/hours worked)
- Buying and selling annual leave - We know that getting the balance right between work and home life is a big part of supporting our colleagues’ wellbeing.
- Paid time off to volunteer in our communities.
- Season ticket loans
- A healthcare cash back plan – allowing you to claim back cash for you and your family’s routine healthcare.
- Colleague recognition scheme – we let you know when you’ve done a #greatjob
- One Academy – our innovative, in-house learning and development offering, designed to support with your personal and professional development.
- Study leave – up to five days off per year to study toward a relevant qualification.
- Career break - after three years’ continuous service.
- Essential- NVQ level 2 or 3 in Health and Social Care
- Good level of IT skills and literacy
- Be highly organised and able to work to conflicting and challenging deadlines
- Able to demonstrate specific knowledge of clinical care
- Care home or caring experience
- Willing to undertake further training
Baycroft create luxury care homes and senior villages, designed to cater to the varying and individual needs of all our residents. Our aim is to develop homes and villages that you are proud to call home. We strive to create luxury homes in beautiful surroundings that offer the highest levels of care, service and flexibility. Part of the One Housing Group, Baycroft Homes are to the highest standards and are committed to delivering a service that is second to none.
As an organisation with a strong social purpose, One Housing works in some of the most diverse communities in the UK and their workforce reflects that. We understand the strength we gain from having and supporting our diverse teams. The different skills and experiences that our colleagues from different backgrounds bring to us allow us to make better decisions, consider different views and be an altogether more interesting and cohesive place to work.
We welcome applications from everyone, regardless of their background.
If you feel you have the skills and experience to excel in this position, please apply now to avoid missing out!
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