We have an opportunity at our care home in Lancaster for a Senior Care Assistant role. The main responsibility of the job is to deliver a high standard of care to our residents.

Hours and Pay: Full Time –  Night Shifts – £11.00 per hour

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To actively participate and supervise in the delivery of care to the residents
  • Support and work closely with families and friends offering them professional and emotional support, sensitive to individual need
  • To administer prescribed medication to residents following the home’s policy and procedure
  • To lead, motivate and support care staff
  • To be responsible with the team for the preparation, implementation, review and update of all residents care plans in line with their personal wishes and preferences
  • To establish affective liaison with other healthcare professionals e.g. GPs, District Nurses, Physiotherapy, Hospitals, etc.

What experience do we like you to have for this role?

  • Essential – A relevant NVQ Level 2 qualification or equivalent held for a minimum of 1 year
  • Desirable – A relevant NVQ Level 3 qualification or equivalent
  • Ability to work well as part of a team
  • Good communication skills
  • Can demonstrate an empathy and understanding of needs of residents
  • Have the ability to effectively supervise individuals and a team

We’ll provide full training, so it’s a great opportunity to learn something new. In return, you will enjoy access to a huge variety of benefits and services to support your well-being and throughout your career we will invest in you and you will enjoy additional support and benefits including:

  • We will pay for your DBS disclosure certificate
  • Induction and commitment to ongoing learning and development
  • Enhanced overtime rates
  • Wellbeing – free of charge access to an independent and confidential Employee Assistance Programme. This gives Colleagues and their family access to 24/7 365 support for a whole range of issues including physical, mental and financial issues
  • Access to Blue Light Card – discount service providing members with thousands of amazing discounts online and on the high street
  • Aged 18-25 – we pay at least National Living Wage rate
  • Pension contributions
  • Paid holidays
  • Free onsite parking

All offers of employment are subject to 2 satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

Important Notice: Legislation has now come into force from 11 November 2021, anyone who works inside a Care Quality Commission (CQC) registered care home in England must be fully vaccinated against coronavirus (Covid-19), unless they are medically exempt.

How to Apply

If you would like to be considered for this role, please submit your CV and application below.

 

Application Form UK

Come join the Nazareth Family!
  • Please specify the role you are applying for.