Senior Care Assistant

  • The Orders of St John Care Trust
  • Holbeach, UK
  • 18 Nov, 2021
Full time

Job Description

Senior Care Assistant
 *Become a Health & Social Care Hero!* 

Location: Holbeach, Lincolnshire
Salary: £10.67 - £11.02 (plus weekend enhancements)
Hours of work: 36 hours a week – Full Time

If these hours do not suit you, we can also offer hours on a casual basis that give you flexibility and work life balance. Simply let us know what you are looking for when you apply. 

We are now recruiting a Senior Carer to join our team!

Are you an experienced carer or senior carer with the passion to make a difference?

Can you lead a small team of people to deliver outstanding care to our residents, whilst encouraging them to always do their best?

Our care teams make a real difference every day and your professionalism, teamed with kindness and compassion, will be at the core of everything you do. Supporting the Home Manager, and leading a team of carers, you’ll be responsible for planning and implementing the kind of care that will give our residents a real sense of security, dignity, and independence. You’ll ensure care plans are regularly reviewed through continuous assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. You’ll be able to manage your time between supporting your team effectively and ensuring the wellbeing of our residents.

In return we’ll provide opportunities for career development and training to support your personal growth, all delivered in a nurturing, engaging and rewarding environment.

A NVQ Level 2 in Health & Social Care is essential.

You’ll have previous experience of working in a residential care setting with a NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Health & Social Care, or you’ve achieved NVQ Level 2, and you’re prepared to study for NVQ Level 3. You might have previous supervisory experience, like delegating tasks, supporting inductions for new starters and 1 to 1s but this is not essential. What is important is you are a positive role model, with excellent communication skills and a natural ability to get along with others. A supportive individual, able to motivate others to deliver the best possible care to our residents at all times. Alongside being confident taking charge and being able to use your own initiative to resolve problems and deal with queries.

Here are some of the other benefits you’ll enjoy as a valued member of our team:
* Paid breaks
* Paid DBS
* Higher rate of pay at weekends
* Free Uniform
* Free Training
* Development and progression opportunities
* Overtime available
* “My Rewards” offering you discount on shopping, days out, restaurants and much more!

If you think you have the right skills and attitude to deliver the highest quality of care for our residents as a Senior Carer within our care homes, then you could be next to join us.

So apply, and get your career started with us today. Should you have any questions about this role or our application process, please call our recruitment team on 0345 013 1714  or the Home directly on 01406 422012

All candidates will be required to have an enhanced DBS which is on the update service. All offers are conditional upon satisfactory background checks.

The Orders of St John Care Trust is the 2nd largest not for profit care provider in the UK specialising in providing high quality, person centred care for older people, in care homes and extra care housing. As a charity we ensure that any revenue goes straight back into our homes meaning our residents and staff are well looked after.  

Patchett Lodge Care Home rated 9.5 on!

Patchett Lodge Care Home, Holbeach offers compassionate, individualised residential and respite care for up to 28 residents in a homely, comfortable and safe environment. Our home benefits from being situated in large, attractive grounds close to the centre of the small market town of Holbeach. 

Alongside keeping our colleagues safe with PPE, daily testing and comfort in knowing all your colleagues will be fully vaccinated against COVID-19  (in line with government legislation; please do not continue with this application if you have not received all doses of an approved COVID-19 vaccination, clinically exempt or under 18 years of age).