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Senior Care Assistant -Bank - Nights

Location: Ditton Priors
Company: St Philips Care Caledonia Ltd
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Senior Care Assistant Days - Residential Care Home – Nights Bank

St Philip's Care is dedicated to providing outstanding care to our clients which is why we have been named 'The most outstanding care group in the UK' and ‘The most improved Dementia Care Group in the UK’ by the UK Over 50s Housing Awards.

Do you want to work in our award winning Care Company?

We are seeking an experienced senior or established Health Care Assistant looking for the next step in their career to join us at St. Philips Care - Ditton Priors near Bridgnorth.

You must be a motivated and professional individual with a can do attitude, with excellent communication and leadership skills.

Job Role: To support the Manager in the overall management of the home.

Assume responsibilities of the Manager in his/her absence. To create an environment which respects the rights and wishes of the residents and to encourage person centred care and maximises independence.

The successful person will be joining a close-knit, friendly team who offer a quality service.

As a Senior Care Assistant it would be desirable to have:

  • NVQ 3 in Health and Social Care.
  • Previous experience of as a senior in a Residential Care or Nursing Home.
  • A Passion for Care of the Elderly.
  • Experience of Medication Administration

As a Senior Care Assistant you will be responsible for:

  • Understanding and providing the requirements for “normal” health and to have insight into the effects on the client and family when continued care is needed.
  • To assist the client in any area of his/her daily care needs which they would normally undertake themselves if they were able to do so.
  • To participate in holistic caring activities.
  • Care for all clients’ needs as required with the aim of optimising their independence
  • Ensure a system is in place that promotes residents participation in the planning and reviewing of care
  • To be responsible for the care planning process, maintaining appropriate medication and care delivery for a designated group of service users
  • To understand the right of the individual to confidentiality.
  • Moving and handling, dressing and assisting residents in their daily hygiene and dressing needs.
  • Observing and reporting any changes in residents condition
  • Report to Manager any hazard or unsafe equipment that may be injurious to the health and safety of staff, residents and visitors
  • To attend any in-service training arranged as part of staff development and mandatory training, which is a legal requirement

Please ensure that you can easily get to the home's rural location.
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