Senior Care Assistant

Black Country Housing Group
£9.18 per hour
17 Jan 2019
24 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Black Country Care is a recognised and trusted provider of care in the local area. We pride ourselves on delivering high quality of care to our customers and providing a supportive, positive environment for our care staff.

Following our recent growth into residential care with New Bradley Hall, Kingswinford, we are recruiting for Senior Care Assistants to join our established team. New Bradley Hall is our new 66-bed home. It is a purpose-built home which is specially designed and dementia friendly.

As a Senior Care Assistant, the main purpose of the role is to delivering the highest standards of personalised care to residents whilst ensuring that at all times residents are treated with respect and dignity, and that individual’s rights to privacy, dignity, independence and choice are met.

Specific tasks of the role include, but are not limited to:

  • Following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive.
  • To act as a care plan co-ordinator for a named group of residents, ensuring that these responsibilities are carried out in full.
  • To understand and comply with statutory and legal requirements which are relevant such as Health & Safety, COSHH, all aspects of the Health & Social Care Act, to maintain a safe environment throughout the home.
  • To participate in the formulation and maintenance of individual care plans for each resident and administer medication to residents as prescribed, accurately maintaining appropriate records for both.
  • To respect and maintain confidentiality of resident’s personal information at all times
  • The ideal candidate will need to have experience of working in a caring environment as well as supervisory and leadership skills, an NVQ Level 3 or higher in Adult Health and Social Care. Knowledge of supporting people with Dementia and age-related illnesses is essential, as is an understanding of CQC Standards and Compliance. The post holder must have a flexible and proactive approach to work, with the ability to work unsociable hours on a regular basis, including weekends, bank holidays and covering the on-call rota.

    There is a genuine occupational requirement to be physically able to lift residents and operate hoisting systems.

    Key Details
  • Based at New Bradley Hall, Kingswinford
  • 43.75 hours per week
  • £9.18 per hour
  • Working pattern will be agreed on a rota basis
  • Flexibility required to work evenings, weekends and bank holidays
  • The post holder will be subject to a six month probationary period
  • The post holder will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Check
  • Why work for Black Country Care?
  • The opportunity to work for a Top 100 Not-for-Profit company and knowing the difference that you have made by improving someone’s life
  • All staff will receive core training and induction into the company
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • A uniform for frontline care staff
  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • Confidential Employee Telephone Helpline

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