We wanted to reassure you during these challenging and unprecedented times that safety remains paramount for our residents, our teams and any potential new colleague wishing to join.

We are reaching out to those in other industries with vital transferable skills, that have found themselves not able to work because of company closure. We have bank, permanent and part-time opportunities for you to consider within our homes and in the community, full training and support will all be provided and again your safety will be our priority.

Available Bank roles can be seen here

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Senior Care Assistant

Location

Beccles, Suffolk

Salary & Benefits

£10.40 per hour

Vacancy Type

Part Time,

Full Time

Closing Date

23/09/2021

Senior Care Assistant

Day or Night shifts available

The White House, Beccles

Our Home

The White House is a residential home, caring for the elderly. The home is made up of 33 beds, The White House is located within a quiet residential area of Beccles where its position ensures peace and privacy.

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.
  • NVQ 3 is desirable / need to be willing to undertake the qualification.

Benefits

  • Competitive pay rates
  • Pension plan
  • Paid annual leave 
  • Opportunities to progress in career 
  • Comprehensive induction and ongoing training and development, support to access NVQ qualifications
  • Unlimited refer a friend paying £500 per role (£1000 for Nurses)

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.

Healthcare Homes offer an Employee Assistance Programme which is immediate access to a confidential telephone counselling and legal information service which operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to include support such as financial and family concerns.