Senior Healthcare Assistant

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2018-01-06 Care Homes Job Title: Senior Healthcare Assistant

Job Setting: Care Home / Nursing Home

Job Role: Carer / Care Assistant / Care Support Worker

Date Posted: 07 Dec 2017

Job Location: Ormskirk , Lancashire

Salary: £8.50 to £8.55 per hour

Hours: Full Time

Contact Name: george lanksford

Job Reference: 35264/002


Senior Healthcare Assistant

Ormskirk, Lancashire

Full-Time Hours - Nights (36 Hours)

REF: GL35264

We are currently recruiting for a client's spectacular residential home in Ormskirk, Lancashire and require Senior Carers for a permanent Full-Time role.

Job Description:

  • Be understanding and patient towards residents and their needs, and encourage, assist and support residents to participate in leisure activities as appropriate to the individual, ensuring their social and emotional needs are met. This also includes escorting residents to outside appointments and leisure outings.

  • Responsible for making and changing beds, tidying resident's rooms (with the resident's permission) undertaking light cleaning duties as needed and generally assisting in ensuring that the Home is kept clean, pleasant and welcoming at all times.

  • Helping to serve meals and drinks at meal times and other times when required, taking care to present meals and refreshments in an appealing way, with polite and courteous service.

  • To be understanding with residents who need assistance with feeding and provide the appropriate level of support and help.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience of working in a caring environment

  • NVQ3 in Health & Social Care

  • Medication Trained

  • Good numeric and literacy skills

  • A warm and friendly disposition

  • Good communication skills, able to put others at ease

  • A strong team worker

  • Supervisory/leadership skills

  • Supportive and patient

  • Reliable and punctual

  • Willingness to develop new skills (to NVQ 3)

  • Minimum of 2 years relevant experience is required

If this is of interest to you, please send over an up to date CV.


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