Senior Care Assistant, Jim Gillespie House, Rugby, Warwickshire

We are currently looking to recruit a a 12 months Fixed Term Senior Care Assistant to join our busy team in Rugby. In this role you will work towards creating an atmosphere that is warm and welcoming, ensuring all our residents enjoy life with us to the full.

Location: 291 Dunchurch Road, Rugby, CV22 6HP

Salary: £9.66 per hour

Hours: 14.5 to 29 hrs per week, flexible rota working alternate weekends 7.15-14.15 and 14.30-21.30.

We are currently looking to recruit a Senior Care Assistant to join our busy team in Rugby. In this role you will work towards creating an atmosphere that is warm and welcoming, ensuring all our residents enjoy life with us to the full. Promoting the physical, social, intellectual and emotional wellbeing of our residents, you will play a key role in ensuring they maintain their independence. Duties will include providing assistance to residents with their personal care including washing and dressing as well as assisting them in all aspects of their daily lives.

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.

Please contact Alison Robinson on 01788 812644 for more details.

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Job Closing Date:
31 January 2020

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