Senior Care Assistant - Nights
Senior Night Carers
£9.50 per hour, 36 hrs pw
The Lodge at Burcot Grange is a new 54 bedded residential/dementia home that is opening in the Autumn 2017. We are currently recruiting for Senior Night Carers to join our new Team.
The Cinnamon Care Collection is an exclusive group of luxury care homes and retirement developments occupying beautiful locations around the country. Our aim is to help older people live happier and healthier through our award-winning developments, individual approach and commitment to first-class care. Our team offers vast healthcare expertise combined with a mission to make The Cinnamon Care Collection the ultimate difference in later life care.
As a Senior Night Care Assistant, you will be in charge of and work with the night team to assist our residents so their care and support needs are met during the night. This involves carrying out personal care and meeting each person's physical, emotional and spiritual needs, as well as promoting our resident's independence, choice and control. In addition to this you will delegate tasks and responsibilities to the team on shift, making sure all residents' needs and wishes are met. You will carry out detailed handover's to ensure all care plan and other documentation is completed and to a high standard. You will carry out care plan reviews and other audits when required, conduct direct observations of the night staff team members and be responsible for administering, ordering and returning medication.
You will need 2 years' previous experience gained from working with older people and people who experience dementia - previous experience as a Senior Care Assistant is desirable. You will hold or be working towards your NVQ/Diploma Level 3 in Health and Social Care, and have a sound knowledge of care legislation including CQC Fundamental Standards.