Senior Care Assistant - Scoonie House Care Home
ABOUT THE HOME
Benefiting from a central, yet tranquil, location in the heart of the seaside village of Leven, Scoonie House is a charming Victorian home sympathetically converted to provide residential care for up to 36 elderly ladies and gentlemen. Scoonie House really enjoys the best of both worlds – it is close to all the shops and amenities of Leven village centre, yet lies within a haven of mature trees and parkland.
We offer fantastic training and development opportunities, each of our care workers work towards their Care Certificate, giving them the confidence to deliver first-class care.
We also undertake a wide range of diverse training, from manual handling to infection control and safeguarding. We have an extensive training team, consisting of regional trainers as well as a network of in-home trainers, able to deliver programmes to colleagues.
In 2015 we launched our own dementia training programme, called ‘My World’. This is accredited by City and Guilds and was awarded the Princess Royal Training Award, every employee is given the opportunity to learn and develop
ABOUT THE ROLE
An excellent and exciting opportunity to join our Scoonie House Care Home as a Senior Care Assistant! You will work part of a great team and be making a difference to our residents by providing excellent care standards, taking pride in treating our residents as individuals.
If making people’s lives better is what gets you up in the morning, you should come and join a like-minded team at our Scoonie House Care Home. As a Senior Care Assistant here, you can make a real difference to the lives of our residents with reliable, compassionate care.
Whether it’s going out of the way to make them feel comfortable and respected, or just taking an interest in how their grandchildren are doing, you’ll be the kind of person who loves to brighten up our residents’ days.
It will be your responsibility to build strong relationships with all those around you, making sure family and friends feel welcomed, that health care professionals are kept well-informed, and that you’re keeping your Line Manager up to speed with residents’ needs and progress.
Working in accordance with our philosphy of care, you will act as a role model for other Care Assistants and support them in their roles as key workers.
If that sounds like you, we think you’ll love working at Scoonie. We’re part of the Caring Homes Group, which is one of the UK’s leading providers of residential, nursing and dementia care for the elderly.
THE SKILLS YOU'LL NEED
To join us as a Senior Healthcare Assistant, you’ll need:
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS WE CAN OFFER YOU?
Within Caring Homes Group you can expect not just an exceptional and extensive benefits package as listed below, you will also get satisfaction of doing genuinely rewarding work.
Love your job every day! If you would like a meaningful career making a positive impact on the lives of those who require care and support, then please apply now by clicking the link.
“We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age”.
In order to protect both our staff and our residents, unless there are wholly exceptional reasons (which we will consider on an individual basis), From 11 November 2021, anyone working or volunteering in one of our cares home will need to be fully vaccinated against coronavirus (COVID-19) and will need to agree to continue to receive Covid-19 vaccinations as required and in accordance with public health guidance throughout their employment with us.