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.
Whitby Dene is a welcoming, purpose-built care home located in a leafy residential area of Eastcote, Middlesex.
We offer residential and respite care for older people, including individuals with Alzheimer's and other types of dementia.
We also provide sensitive and supportive end of life care.
Our friendly and experienced care team gets to know each resident on an individual level, so that we can respond to their specific and unique needs.
Our tailored care plans focus on residents' comfort and health, and we treat every person with dignity and respect.
Knowing about residents' life experiences, interests and hobbies also helps us to organise activities and outings that they'll want to take part in.
And we promote choice and independence by involving residents in decisions about activities and day-to-day life at the home.
We care for residents' families and friends too we’re always here with a listening ear and a cup of tea, and we support people who continue to play a part in their loved one's day-to-day care.
Families and friends are welcome to visit or call whenever they want and we’re always happy for people to join us for activities and outings.