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Senior Care Worker

  • Location:

    Belfast, County Antrim

  • Sector:

    Home Manager

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  • Salary:

    £18431 - £23537 per annum

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Job Description

Brook Street (UK) Limited is working on behalf of our Belfast client to recruit a Senior Care Worker.

Main Tasks of Job:

General Management
To assist the Manager in the smooth day-to-day running of the care home in accordance with the Residential Care Homes Regulations (NI) 2005, the RQIA Regulations Care Standards and the clients Policies and Procedures
To undertake such management/administrative tasks as may be delegated by the Manager.
In the absence of the Manager, to meet with the Head of Care/Service Manager and report on all matters concerning the care of the residents and the running and conditions of the care home and its grounds.
To help create a relaxed and homely environment which maximises the individual residents' opportunities for self-determination.
To attend meetings and conferences as requested, in relation to the residents and the running of the care home
Following the agreed procedures, to take responsibility for the correct custody, control and administering of medication when appropriate.
To help ensure high standards, continuity and efficient running and maintenance in the following areas -

a. the domestic character of the home, e.g. cleanliness and tidiness.
b. the physical character of the home, i.e. grounds, equipment and building, ensuring repairs are carried out as necessary.
c established emergency procedures e.g. fire.
d security of the care home and all keys.
e.quality of service ensuring assistance to residents as necessary in bathing, dressing, feeding, toileting and care of clothing.
f. adequate staff cover including managerial cover at all times.

To share oversight of menus and the preparation and serving of food.
To adhere to satisfactory standards of hygiene and ensure they are acceptable to environmental health.
To observe company policy in relation to Health and Safety legislation ensuring that staff and residents do likewise and to report to the Manager, any matters of concern regarding this.
To liaise with other agencies, voluntary groups and individuals in the community to maximise opportunities for residents to socialise and take part in activities in their local community.
To undertake sleep-in duties as required.
In agreement with the Manager, to delegate tasks as appropriate, ensuring they are satisfactorily performed.
To maintain confidentiality at all times.

In the absence of other staff to assist in the kitchen, laundry or other areas of the care home, or as may be required by the Manager.
To promote and maintain the good name of the company.


  • QCF (Level 3) Health and Social Care or about to complete OR equivalent qualification OR have a first level Nursing Qualification.
  • Registration with NISCC, or in the process of registration with NISCC. Evidence of a range and depth of experience in Caring for the Elderly in a residential/nursing setting.
  • Management experience at senior level either temporary or permanent.

Salary £18,431 - £23,537 per annum pro rata (Scale Point 20-26). 34 hours per week, as per rota and sleep in cover x2 22 days per year plus 12 public holidays (pro-rata).

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