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.
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.
Mills Meadow, our care home in Framlingham, provides permanent and short term residential and dementia care for up to 60 older people.
We also provide day support for older people from the Framlingham area in the Mills Meadow Club, next door to the home.
We’re delighted to have achieved an outstanding’ overall rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) from its inspection in July 2019.
As well as gaining this superb overall rating, we also achieved an outstanding’ rating in two of the five areas that the care regulator inspects caring’ and responsive’.
Every member of our team is committed to going above and beyond’ for the people we care for. Our CQC report mentions that, consistently delivering high quality care to people were both a priority and a shared responsibility within the home.
We saw examples of staff going out of their way to improve someone's day by taking the time to engage meaningfully with them and offer support .
Colleagues even pop in on their days off to see residents, or bring them something. Put simply, we’re one big family at Mills Meadow.
Mills Meadow is a large home, and it takes a big team to keep everything working smoothly. We’re often looking for new colleagues to join our close-knit team.
We provide training and career prospects. Contact us today to get started.