Senior Care Assistant - Nights


Stowmarket, Suffolk

Salary & Benefits

£9.69 per hour

Vacancy Type

Full Time

Closing Date


Senior Care Assistant

Night Shifts (includes alternate weekends)

Hillcroft House, Stowmarket

Hillcroft House, a residential home in Stowmarket that accommodates up to 42 residents with dementia, is a Grade 2 listed building that dates back over 200 years. We are recruiting for a Senior Care Assistant to join the team on night shifts.

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.

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.