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22 Nov 2018

Senior Care Assistant (Nights)

Guildford, UK



£9.00 per hour





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Acting on behalf of our client who has a fantastic reputation within the Guildford area for being a well-established nursing home, we are currently recruiting for the following position.

Job Role - Senior Care Assistant (Nights)

Hours - 36 hours per week + optional overtime

This position is in a great 77 bedded nursing home in Guildford specialising in elderly care. The most recent CQC report is "GOOD" in 4 areas with an "OUTSTANDING" in Responsive.

They pay £9.00 per hour and the shifts are 7pm-7am or 8pm-8am depending on which would best suit you.

Our client strives to deliver the highest standards of care within their residential home and are seeking a strong Senior Care Assistant with previous experience to join their dedicated care team.

Senior Care Assistant Duties:


To Supervise and participate in the delivery of care to residents

To lead on the responsibility of residents individual care plans to ensure a person centres approach

To provide leadership and support to the care staff

Responsible for the administration of medication

Liaise directly with families and friends offering them professional and emotional support

Maintain residents dignity and independence at all times

As a senior care assistant you will be expected to lead by example at all times and provide strong leadership skills to the rest of the care assistants. You should have a strong work ethic and embody your care homes attitude towards delivering the highest standards of care.



Previous experience within a nursing/residential home

Previous experience as a HCA or SHCA

NVQ Level 2/3 in Health and Social Care

Willingness to gain medication certificate if not already received