Senior Care Assistant job in Castleford at Exemplar Health Care

Senior Care Assistant

Company: Exemplar Health Care

Location: Castleford UK

Date Posted:Nov 14, 2016

Senior Care AssistantFairburn ChaseKingfisher Unit£7.75 per hour (36-42 hours per week contract)NVQ 2 requiredNVQ 3 and Medication management experience desirable.Fairburn Chase is a 73 bedded specialist home that is made up of 4 differents units: Cygnet which is our 18 bedded Nursing unit, Teal our 11 bedded Nursing unit, Kingfisher our 24 bedded Residential unit and Athena our 20 bedded Residential unit.At Fairburn Chase we offer care and for support  adult service users who present with complex general nursing and complex physical health needs such as, but not exclusively to Cerebral Palsy, Challenging Behavior, Head/Brain Injury, Huntington's Disease, Motor Neurone Disease, Parkinson's Disease and Stroke.There is the opportunity not only to join an exciting, dynamic company that places emphasis on helping people to live the life they want but also to be part of the Fairburn site which also has our two sister homes; Fairburn Mews and Fairburn Vale. It’s a great opportunity to develop collaborative working, skill sharing but also to promote best practice and drive forward excellence in careThis post is for a Senior Care Assistant on Kingfisher Unit, our 24 bedded residential unit forAbout the Role:As a senior care assistant you are at the heart of the nursing team and your enthusiasm, warmth and compassion is a fundamental part in helping our services users to feel respected, included and cared for.The Senior Care Assistant will be in charge of a shift of workers and will take responsibility for the smooth running of the service whilst they are on duty. You will be a positive role model and provide leadership, guidance and support to care workers.An NVQ/QCF level 2/3 in health and social care and a certificate in the safe handling of medication is required for this post.Your duties will include:Promoting choice, independence, dignity and respectAdminister/order medicationAssist with the training of new team membersCommunicate effectively with the nursing teamAssist with on-going assessments on service users, reporting any changesMaintain up to date documentation, care plans, charts, etcEnsure confidentiality at all timesPositively promote the reputation of the home About you……We are looking to recruit a passionate, dedicated and motivated individual to join our team, who will share our vision of enhancing the lives of our service users. We recognise that to achieve an outstanding service, our staff must be supported, nurtured and developed to reach their potential.What do we offer…...A comprehensive seven day induction, designed to give you all the information that you’ll need before you start working in the home.Our home offers a rewarding and stimulating working environment, where you will be supported to develop your clinical, leadership and management skills, to prepare you for future opportunities that the group offers.Working for an Exemplar home means that you‘ll have genuine prospects for career development, including opportunities to move into a more senior post or develop in a specialist clinical area.Comprehensive induction and training programmeOn-going developmentCompetitive rates of payA challenging and rewarding work environmentCareer progressionEmployee benefits scheme - online shopping, discounts and vouchers BenefitsPerkz- an online benefits scheme that offers market-leading offers and discounts with high street and online retailers.An opportunity to join an exemplary organisation, with an excellent reputation.If you would like to find out more please contact the Recruitment Team on 01709 565822.Being the care provider of choice for our customersEncouraging communication, sharing knowledge, and embracing the views of stakeholdersInvesting in our personal and professional developmentNetworking with others to expand our horizonsGrowing in confidence, competence, and capability Individually and collectively making a positive differenceNurturing innovation and encouraging new ideasSharing our passion and enthusiasm with those around usProviding high quality care services in high quality purpose built homesImproving our status, ensuring quality standards and financial targets are met or exceeded  View full job description
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