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Care Home - Senior Care Assistant

Salary: £9.45 - £10.79 per hour
Location: Hemel Hempstead
Company: Herts Good Care
Hours: Full time
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Herts Good Care is a non-profit company, supporting adult social care providers across Hertfordshire to fill their permanent positions. We are currently working with over 500 different care companies who are currently hiring for Care Assistants and Support Workers at this time. We need people like you to care and support vulnerable people in your community.

Job Title:Senior Home Care Assistant
Job Number:HCPA002404
Company Name:Nash Homecare
Available shift times:Days , Nights , Evenings , Weekends
Location:Hemel Hempstead
Type of Provider:Home Care (Domiciliary)
Supporting individuals with:Dementia , Older Adults
Salary:£9.45 - £10.79 Per Hour
Hours of Work:40
Driving Required:Yes
Contract Type:Full Time Contract

The company

We are searching for a Senior Home Care Assistant to come and join our friendly and growing care team.Come join a family run care company where you are a name not a number, where we all work together to put a smile on the faces of the people we care for.

Why should I apply for this job?

Benefits of this role include:

  • A competitive pay structure – increasing the more qualified you are/become with formal qualifications in Health and Social Care (Adults).
  • Paid Holiday Company Pension Scheme
  • Paid Training
  • Paid mileage between calls 40p per mile
  • Training opportunities to develop your career and care knowledge
  • Refer a friend scheme worth £100
  • Free company mobile phone & Free uniform
  • Local discounts for carers
  • Contract opportunities available

What does this job involve?

Reporting to our Care Manager, typical responsibilities of the role include:

  • Covering care visits in clients own homes
  • Completing quality assurance audits with carers such as; spotchecks, competency checks, audits of activity logs and MAR Charts, client reviews and telephone reviews
  • Ensuring all paperwork and provisions within clients’ home and carers out in field are kept up to date and accurate
  • Complete client assessments and service reviews
  • To participate in on-call duties as part of a rota
  • Professionally handle client and carer queries on a daily basis

Am I the right person for this job?

To be successful in the role you will:

  • Have experience working in care (preferably domiciliary or residential care)
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Have strong verbal and written communication
  • Strong planning, organisation and prioritising skills in a fast paced environment
  • Have a methodical and thorough approach to work
  • Strong team working skills as well as the ability to work independently
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Experience of using technology i.e. smart phones, tablet and IT systems
  • Willingness to learn and continually develop skills and knowledge
  • Level 2 or 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care

If you are interested in this position please apply today and we will call you within the next couple of days.

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