Senior Care Assistant

Ferndown, Dorset, England
21 Nov 2018
19 Dec 2018
LS 514178
Contract Type
Full Time


We have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior to join the team of a lovely residential home for elderly people in Ferndown, Dorset.

Main Duties

  • Caring for elderly people who have mild dementia, assisting with their day to day routines such as feeding, dressing, washing, nutrition, personal care and hoisting
  • Encouraging involvement in activities available at the home and being there as emotional and social support
  • Supervising a team of 5 -7 staff, delegating tasks
  • Reporting to and working closely with the manager
  • Handling and administering medication

From £8 per hour (negotiable at interview for certain qualifications)
36 hours per week. Shifts are 7am-7pm, 7am- 1pm, 1pm-7pm (mostly long day shifts). You will work some weekends, no night shifts or sleep ins.

Training & Benefits
- Training and career development
- 28 days paid holiday per year
- Pension Scheme enrolment
- Free Parking onsite

Qualifying Candidates
- Experience working in a similar care setting for at least 1 year
- NVQ Level 2/3 in Health and Social Care
- Medication Trained
- Strong leadership skills

If you are interested in this role please contact Lianna on 0117 922 1130 for a confidential discussion or email on lianna @ bssocialcare

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