26 Mar 2021
£9.65 - £10.15 per hour
Senior Care Assistant - Stroud, Gloucestershire
£9.65ph FT - Days
Our client in the Stroud, Gloucestershire is an organisation that runs and promotes the highest standards of care. They now have an exciting opportunity for a senior healthcare assistant to join their passionate team of healthcare assistants and seniors.
We are looking for an affectionate and dedicated senior care assistant who has a passion and desire to care for others and work alongside a team of care assistants to promote dignity and independence for all residents within the nursing home.
Main Duties For Senior Care Assistants Are:
* Routinely oversees and monitors care workers and home carers;
* takes responsibility for the shift and for the service while on duty;
* responds to emergencies and provides guidance and support to care workers;
* assists and enables service users to dress, undress, wash, use the toilet and bathe;
* serves meals to service users at table or in bed, assists with feeding if required;
* generally, assists with service users' overall comfort and wellbeing;
* provides interest and activities to stimulate and engage the service user;
* helps with daily activities such as letter writing, paying bills, collecting benefits;
* undertakes light cleaning and domestic duties including meal preparation as required;
* monitors service users' conditions by taking temperature, pulse, respiration and weight, and contributes to record keeping;
* liaises with professional staff in carrying out care plans etc.
Desirable Requirements For Senior Care Assistants:
Previous experience within a care home and an NVQ3 within health and social care.
Hours For Senior Care Assistant:
36 - 48 Hours Per Week
Rate Of Pay For Senior Care Assistant:
If you're interested in this role as a 'Senior Care Assistant', please don't hesitate to apply. However, if you would like to discuss your application or the role in more detail, please feel free to give me, Charlie Steptoe, a call on 0118 309 4222 and use job reference number CS32205