Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Senior Healthcare Assistant

A SENIOR HEALTHCARE ASSISTANT IS NEEDED ON A PERMANENT BASIS TO WORK WITHIN A PRIVATE RESIDENTIAL MENTAL HEALTH AND DEMENTIA CARE HOME IN MARKET HARBOROUGH, LEICESTERSHIRE.

Applicant must have a be able to drive and have access to a vehicle.



*Do you know someone who would be interested in this role? We offer a £250 referral bonus per successful candidate that is referred

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Permanent Pay Rate: £12.09-13.36ph ltd (£10-11ph PAYE)
Higher rate is paid if you are the Senior for that shift.

Hours and length of contract:
, Permanent position
, FULL TIME (part time potentially considered if wanting weekend work)
o Long Days: 08:00 - 20:00
o Long Nights: 20:00 - 08:00
, Weekends are worked on a rota basis
, ALL BREAKS ARE PAID FOR (12 HOURS PAID) & FREE MEAL PROVIDED.
, The manager is looking for the position to be filled ASAP.

Daily Duties:
This wonderful opportunity gives you the chance to work within a purpose built care home for up to 40 adults with complex mental health, dementia and behavioural issues.

The residents are aged 35 years upwards and the home provides a community that reflects life outside the home, where residents can achieve the best quality of life and health possible.



As a Senior Carer you will take a leading role in ensuring that the personal needs of the residents are met in a way that respects their dignity and promotes independence.

Daily duties include but are not limited to:
, To be a leader/role model in the provision of excellent standards of care for the residents
, Assist residents who need help with dressing, undressing, bathing and toileting
, Carry out regular discreet checks on all residents at intervals specified by the Home's Manager
, Carry out regular fire prevention and security checks of the premises
, Ensure any information that should be given to the night staff is recorded in the communication book and given to the night senior carer on duty
, Help residents with mobility problems and other physical disabilities including incontinence
, Care for the residents who are temporarily sick and need minor dressings and bed nursing
, Assist in the promotion of mental and physical activities of residents by talking, encouraging hobbies and any other recreational activities
, Undertake various domestic duties during the day such as laundry, ironing table laying and cleaning
, Take an active part in resident's review meetings, staff meetings and the training of junior staff
, Read and write reports.

Ensure all records are kept up to date and in the correct place.
, The Senior Carer is responsible for keeping accurate records of medication requested and received from the Doctor or Pharmacy and records of medication administered to the residents.



Location
The home is located 8 miles from the nearest town in the heart of glorious Leicestershire countryside it has beautifully landscaped grounds with idyllic views over the Welland Valley.

Person specification:
Relevant experience, in date DBS and NVQ in Health and Social Care.

If you are interested in this role then please contact Emma at SCS on 01772 208963 or send across your CV directly to emma.leck@servicecare.org.uk