08 / 06 / 2021
As a Senior Care Assistant you will support the running of the shift and show 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.
So 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 and wishes
Develop, review and update care plans to meet our clients changing physical, social and psychological needs
Communicate professionally and warmly with visitors and 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
In order to achieve this our carers should have :
A positive attitude and wholly adopt a person centered approach; showing compassion and a desire to make a difference. Show leadership qualities, and be willing to 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 and have a legal right to work in the UK.
It is essential to have the following :
A minimum of 12mths experience of working in a health and social care setting
Senior care / team leading experience
Care Certificate or equivalent training covering care induction as defined by Skills for Care.