Senior Care Assistant
Care UK
Kingston Vale, South West London, GB
6d ago

What you’ll be doing

Being a Senior Care Assistant isn’t just about providing leadership and support for a care team. It’s about acting as a role model for good practice and a champion for residents’ dignity and safety.

It’s about regularly assessing, monitoring and reviewing day-to-day processes and coming up with improvements where required.

And, it's about ensuring that clear and accurate records and communication systems relating to clinical and care delivery are properly maintained and effectively used.

Put simply, it’s about making a difference. A real difference.

What you’ll need

An NVQ and relevant experience is essential, including a good understanding of care planning processes and a proven ability to write concise care plans.

We’ll also be looking for individuals who are well-organised, with excellent supervisory skills and used to planning, allocating and delegating work appropriately.

What's more, you have experience of contributing to, monitoring and implementing changes that improve outcomes for residents.

Above all, you have a natural ability to help make the lives of others more fulfilling and want to work in an environment where the work can be hard, but also fun and rewarding.

The benefits

Competitive rates of pay we continuously review pay in your local market Opportunities to progress through our personalised career paths into more senior and management roles whilst growing your earnings Earn whilst you learn and take on a variety of apprenticeships applicable to your role enabling you to increase your pay once achieved Competitive refer a friend scheme of up to £1000 depending on role Quality and free training to help develop and enhance your skills Bank holiday enhancements Cycle to work scheme Flexible hours, including day, night or weekend shifts Free DBS Thousands of online and in-store discounts across big known retailers enabling our colleagues to make big savings on every day shopping such as holidays, supermarkets and travel.

Employee Assistance Programme Immediate access to a confidential telephone counselling and legal information service which operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to include support such as financial and family concerns

One of the UK’s leading care home providers, Care UK run over 120 homes and day clubs across the UK that provide residential, nursing, dementia and end-of-life care for older people.

A top rated employer in best quality results, our goal is to help every employee fulfil their potential by providing first-class training and support.

Fulfilling lives, fulfilling Careers.

  • Where you'll work
  • Our luxurious care home in Kingston Vale, South West London, provides outstanding’ rated care in stunning surroundings.

    We’re thrilled to have been rated outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) at our inspection in late 2019.

    Exceptional, personalised care

    Every one of our home team at Sherwood Grange delivers exceptional care that’s tailored to residents’ needs and wishes. When you set foot inside our home, you’ll instantly notice the lively atmosphere.

    Everyone feels welcomed, included and at home. Indeed, our inspection report says, Residents and relatives could not speak highly enough of the care, support and attention provided.

    This was reflected in the vibrant and positive can-do attitude of staff and management team.

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