Senior Care Assistant
Gracewell of Weymouth
Weymouth, GB
2d ago

You care for them, we’ll care for you

Join our home and provide the very best care to our residents. Build your skills and receive great benefits.

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Care Assistant to join our team at Gracewell of Weymouth

About the role

As Senior Care Assistant you will assist with daily activities providing residents with both physical and emotional support and personal care as needed.

You will be responsible for the smooth running of the shift and will assign specific tasks to the care assistants and monitor their completion.

You will develop, review and update residents’ personal care plan to meet their changing physical, social and psychological needs.

The Senior Care Assistant will promote high standards of care by ensuring all team members are trained and supervised appropriately and you will communicate professionally and warmly with visitors, family members and other health care professionals.

About you

We’re looking for caring, compassionate individuals who can manage a team, solve problems, show good judgement and communicate with all sorts of people.

For this role, successful candidates will have :

  • NVQ 2 / 3 in Health and Social Care desirable or a willingness to undertake the qualification
  • You’ll have at least one year’s experience in long term care, assisted living or healthcare
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrates good judgment, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Medication administration training or / and a willingness to undertake training if required
  • Demonstration of proficiency in computer skills, Microsoft Office (Outlook and Excel)
  • Have been, or willing to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19
  • Why should you work for us?

    As well as a competitive salary we offer some great benefits including :

  • 28 days holiday inclusive of Bank Holidays
  • Workplace Pension
  • Ongoing career training and development
  • A fantastic range of discounts and offers from many high street / online retailers
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Recognising great work through our Heart & Soul’ awards scheme
  • Wellbeing services, financial loans and more
  • Long service awards
  • We’re also committed to helping you progress and grow, with regular training, development opportunities and study support.

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