Senior Care Assistant


Toft, Cambridge

Salary & Benefits

£9.50 per hour

Vacancy Type

Full Time,

Part Time

Closing Date


Golden Handshake - Up to £600

This is being offered to all new Senior Care Assistants who join Home Meadow before the 31st December 2018 and will be paid at three service milestones subject to terms and conditions.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Work alongside the registered Manager to ensure that a high standard of care is delivered to residents.
  • Recognise and facilitate the daily needs of residents.
  • Conduct formal supervisions and appraisals.
  • Contributing to care planning and coaching care assistants.
  • Take an active professional role in promoting the services offered when dealing with relatives, prospective residents and enquiries.
  • Promote and encourage all staff to provide residents with privacy, dignity, independence, choice, rights and fulfilment.
  • Participate in updating and writing care plans and resident documentation.
  • Be responsible for making and reporting realistic assessments of each resident to ensure continuity of care.
  • Be responsible for administrating medication to the residents in accordance with policies and procedures.

Other Duties:

  • Maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Respect the confidentiality of information in line with the requirements of the Data Protection Act at all times.
  • Ensure the dignity and respect of every resident is maintained at all times.
  • Travel as required within the area and other areas within the company for business and training.
  • This list is not exhaustive and you may need to carry out other duties within the remit of the role.