Senior Care Assistant

Location

Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

Salary & Benefits

£8.90 per hour

Vacancy Type

Part Time

Closing Date

19/06/2019

Senior Care Assistant - Nights

The Gables, Great Yarmouth

                                                          24 hours per week

The Gables are recruiting for a Senior Care Assistant to join their team on night shifts.  The Gables is a residential home that provides care, support and accommodation for up to 43 older people, some of whom may be living with dementia.

As a Senior Care Assistant you will have:

  • Previous experience working within an elderly care environment.
  • Understand care planning process and experience of writing care plans.
  • Knowledge of regulatory framework.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • 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.

This is for 24 hour per week and will include alternate weekend working.