Senior Care Assistant, James House, Northwood, London

We are looking to recruit a Senior Care Assistant who can demonstrate compassion and empathy in their approach to caring for older people. Closely supporting the Home Manager, you will actively participate and supervise in the delivery of care to the residents, ensuring that their physical, social, intellectual and emotional needs are met.

Location: 2 Sandy Lodge Way, Northwood, London, HA6 2AJ

Salary: £10.95 per hour

Hours: 35 hours per week alternate weekends

Closely supporting the Home Manager, you will actively participate and supervise in the delivery of care to the residents, ensuring that their physical, social, intellectual and emotional needs are met. Responsibilities will include overseeing all the resident care plans in line with their preferences and assisting in the safe control of medication to residents. Day Seniors/Team Leaders will also be required to assist in the induction and support of new care staff at the home. 

Extensive previous care experience in a similar role in registered care setting, together with an NVQ2 and/or working towards NVQ3 or equivalent is essential. The ideal candidate must be an excellent communicator, good organiser and have the ability to work flexibly, both using their own initiative and within a care team.

The ability to demonstrate empathy and an understanding of the needs of older people is essential.

A compassionate, can-do person with experience supporting older people. To you, it’s more than just a job. It’s a role where you happily go the extra mile to make a difference to the lives of older people. A belief in giving your personal best at all times.

Situated in Northwood, our home is an excellent location with good transport links. We’re a five minute walk from the underground station, have good bus links, and we’re also a five minute walk away from the town.

We’re not like typical care homes, as our house was not purpose built, but a family home that has been converted. This helps to create our homely feel along with our friendly, dedicated and professional team who are committed to creating a warm, safe and secure environment, where we respect residents rights of choice, dignity and respect at a high level at all times.

Our home is small with twelve rooms, five of which are en-suite, creating a family, home from home feel and is still full of its beautiful original characteristics and features.

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Job Closing Date:
31 January 2020

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