Senior Care Assistant


Mundford, Norfolk

Salary & Benefits


Vacancy Type


Part Time

Closing Date


Senior Care Assistant

19 hours per week

Alternative weekend working

St Leonards Court is situated in the pleasant village of Mundford on the edge of Thetford Forest. Within easy reach are the local post office, village store and pub, whilst residents can enjoy interaction with the local community through the comfort of the main lounge which overlooks the village green. They also have the benefit of the safe enclosed haven of our sensory garden, which is widely enjoyed in the warmer months

Knowledge and Experience:

  • 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.

Education and Qualification:

  • General education qualifications
  • Level 3 diploma in health and social care or equivalent