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Senior Care Assistant

  • Location:

    Warminster, Wiltshire

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £18291 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sarah

  • Contact email:

    bristol@bssocialcare.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BSC/514970_1573033848

  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    6/12/2019

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Job Description

I have an incredible opportunity to work for a well-established Residential care home as they are now recruiting for a Full Time Senior Care Assistant role in the Warminster area. This care home specialises in providing professional care for older people, whilst maintaining the highest standard of care for those who can no longer remain in their own homes.

The day to day duties of this role will include;
- Supervising & leading a team whilst providing them with guidance and running the shift
-Medication rounds which will involve administering medication
-Possibly dealing with emergency situations
-Liaising with the district Nurse when they need you to
-Overseeing lunchtime to make sure that everything is running smoothly
-Completing records
-Handing over to other senior team members
-Assisting where required in the home
-Caring for residents, including Personal Care and possibly manual handling

You need to be someone who can work as a team player, who is driven and passionate about their work in the care sector. Also, someone who is friendly, approachable and have excellent communication skills as you will be a senior. You will also need to be flexible, reliable and presentable.

Successful candidates will have:
-Driving licence and their own transport due to the location of the home
-2 years' experience as a care assistant in residential care (supervisor experience could be beneficial but not necessary)
-Have or be willing to work towards your NVQ Level 3 Health and Social Care

Benefits
-You will be provided with an excellent training programme that will be tailored to your needs
-Free parking
-Shopping vouchers
-5.6 weeks annual leave
-Pension scheme after the probation period
-Pay reviews (there has been 2 in 2019)

-Salary range: £18,291 (£10.05 p/h weekdays & £10.50 p/h weekends)
-Hours; Full time, 35 hours a week with a 2-week alternating rota, with every other weekend off
-No sleep ins
Shift Patterns: 7.30AM-2PM, 7.30AM-5PM or 5PM-10PM

If you think that you have the right skills or experience for this role then please get in contact, either emailing your CV with the job reference number to bristol @ bssocialcare.co.uk or do not hesitate to call Sarah on 01179486300.

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