Senior Care Assistant


Newton Flotman, Norfolk

Salary & Benefits


Vacancy Type

Full Time,

Part Time

Closing Date


Senior Care Assistant

Olive House, Newton Flotman

Day and Night shifts available


Olive House is a purpose built, single storey care home offers extremely high quality residential care for elderly people and can accomodate upto 45 residents. All of the bedrooms at Olive House include en-suite facilities, and the home incorporates a welcoming reception area, dining room, many lounge areas, and attractive gardens surround the home, which our residents and their guests regularly enjoy.

We are recruiting for Senior Care Assistant to join our team.  We have positions available on days or nights, with full or part time hours.

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.