Senior Healthcare Assistant

Premier Care Plymouth
Plymouth, Devon
£9.51 Per hour Plus Benefits
18 Jan 2019
15 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Healthcare Assistant
Plymouth, Devon (office/field based, with travel to service user’s sites in Plymouth)

Are you a compassionate care professional seeking your next step up? Want to progress your career as a Senior Healthcare Assistant with a well-established organisation? If so, read on. 

About Us 

Premier Care Plymouth provides a range of high-quality care services to help individuals lead fulfilled lives. The support we provide enables people to continue living in their own homes. 

We’re now looking for a Senior Healthcare Assistant to join us and support the successful delivery of our home care service. 

The Benefits: 

- Salary of £9.51 hour 
- Pension 
- Take on an engaging role where you can make a real difference 
- Structured induction 
- Ongoing training and support from our dedicated training department 
- 5.6 weeks’ holiday 

Fostering an open, friendly and supportive environment, we offer excellent training and plenty of opportunities to progress and develop. 

You will have the chance to build on your existing abilities, share your knowledge with a dedicated team and make a positive, lasting impact to peoples’ lives.

The Role 

As the Senior Healthcare Assistant, you’ll supervise, support and train a team of Home Care Assistants and assist in the successful running of our home care service in Plymouth. 

Your duties will involve: 

- Ensuring Home Care Assistants are able to perform tasks to the highest 
- Assigning care workers to service users 
- Providing home care assessments for new service users 
- Creating and reviewing care plans and risk assessments 
- Helping to review care packages 

About You 

To join us as a Senior Healthcare Assistant, you’ll need: 

- Experience of working in a care environment 
- Previous experience of supporting people who may display challenging behaviour and physical disabilities 
- Experience of using EHM and/or ECM systems 
- An understanding of equal opportunities 
- A Level 2 Health and Social Care qualification (or equivalent) 
- A full driving licence, as well as business insurance (or the willingness to gain this) 

Experience of managing and/or supervising a team would be beneficial to your application. 

Other companies may call this role Senior Care Assistant, Care Supervisor, Healthcare Supervisor, Care Team Leader, Healthcare Team Leader, Healthcare Co-ordinator, Senior Care Worker or Senior Healthcare Worker. 

Webrecruit and Premier Care Plymouth are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be. 

So, if you want to take on an exciting, new role as a Senior Healthcare Assistant, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Working hours: 37.5 hours per week