Senior Night Care Assistants, North Weald, Epping

We're looking for a compassionate Senior Night Care Assistant at Cunningham House with experience of supporting older people.

The role of Night Senior Care Assistant will run the shift and the service on a nightly basis, administering medication and overseeing the care staff providing personal care to our Dementia care residents.  It will be a phased intake of residents, all relevant training will be given.  

Cunningham House is located in a village in North Weald Bassett, Essex. We are based just on the outskirts of Epping Forest. Our nearest City is Chelmsford. The house has 54 bedrooms, 33 of which are en-suite.

When residents choose Cunningham House, Melanie and her team of highly trained and motivated staff believe that they are choosing a lifestyle. This starts with them choosing how they wish to be cared for and supported, and choosing the activities they wish to be involved in. Whether it be enjoying peace and quiet in one of our libraries, choosing to take part in one of our exercise classes with our Personal Trainer, or taking part in one of the many outings that are arranged away from the house.

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

With a flexible approach to hours and responsibilities, an appropriate qualification and a good track record as a carer. This will have given you everything you need to operate with minimal supervision, backed by an organised but empathetic manner, real understanding of the issues and challenges facing older people and enthusiasm for gaining additional skills and qualifications.

Our values are Caring, Openness, Honesty and Respect. Your passion for looking after the needs of older people means that these things come naturally to you

Your keen to develop your career in elderly care provision and will advocate our mission to enhance the quality of life for older people.

You also enjoy working with people, and form honest and respectful working relationships.

If this is you, then you could be the person we are looking for join our team of Care Assistants. By joining us, you can make a real difference to the quality of people’s lives.

We are a respectful and honest company enhancing the quality of life with our caring and open approach in all aspects of our work.

 

 

 

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Job Closing Date:
05 June 2020

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