Senior Care Assistant
Senior Care Assistant
As a Senior Care Assistant at Meadowbrook Care Home, you will be passionate about showing warmth and support to our residents and their families, helping to promote independence and dignity and positively enhancing the lives of individuals in our care. Our Care team offers residential care for those who need help with daily tasks, nursing care for people who have complex medical needs, and dementia care. We also provide respite care to give family or friends a well-earned break, and specialist care for those with mental health conditions.
At Meadowbrook we offer a range of activities for our Residents, and which allow them to interact with other residents, colleagues and external entertainers. We have close links with the local community and regularly have companies in and offer their services
What we offer
We provide you with excellent learning, development and support opportunities, to equip you with the knowledge and skills to make a real difference in the role. We offer opportunities via digital learning and practical skills training and a range of career progression routes via our 'Careership' programme
We provide a variety of competitive benefits, including a generous holiday allowance, childcare vouchers and an employee discount scheme, plus free onsite parking and uniform.
About the Role
As a Senior Care Assistant what do you need to do to make this happen?
- Ensure the delivery of quality of care by continually assessing our residents needs Develop, review and update care plans to meet our residents changing physical, social and psychological needs
- Communicate professionally and warmly with visitors, family, and other health care professionals
- Promote high standards of care by ensuring all staff are supervised appropriately and shifts run in a smooth and efficient manner
- Promote the Home in a professional manner, by becoming actively involved in raising awareness of the Home within the local community
You will have a positive attitude and wholly adopt a person centred approach; showing compassion and a desire to make a difference. Demonstrate leadership qualities and take ownership for the delivery of quality care. Our Senior Care Assistants must hold a minimum of NVQ level 2 in Health and Social Care.