Senior Care Assistant

Job description

Senior Care Assistant

Weekly Hours: 36 or 48 hours (Full  Time)

Hourly Rate:  £9.25

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The Opportunity

Are you looking for an opportunity to work with friendly, dedicated people who care, and support, vulnerable people?

Would you like the opportunity to follow a meaningful career in a warm, friendly and fun environment?

Are you looking to work for a company that values its employees, pays well and offers great benefits?

If your answers are YES,then we would be delighted to hear from you.

Being a Senior Care Assistant at Glenholme

Glenholme Healthcare is a well-established and highly regarded social and nursing care provider for older people. Our colleagues come from many different sectors to provide essential care for, older, vulnerable individuals to help them continue to lead a meaningful life. Glenholme can offer you an amazing opportunity and training to allow you to play an important and meaningful role working with older adults with physical disabilities or who are living with dementia.

What you will do as a Senior Care Assistant

We are looking for passionate and hardworking senior carers to assist our residents to enjoy a fulfilling and meaningful life, maintaining their dignity and helping them to feel valued members of society. You will be promoting independence, choice and inclusion. The role includes supervising care staff from the provision of support for day to day activities of daily living to full physical and psychological care for people at the end of their life. You will also assist people to take their medication, develop and update care plans, lead a team of staff and work with families to ensure they feel involved and part of the Glenholme family.


Your Safety

Safety of our staff and residents is our highest priority. All staff have access to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for use at work. In line with current social distancing measures, interviews are conducted via video and we are offering an e-learning induction training course.

Benefits

  • Flexible full-time 36 or 48 hours
  • Paid comprehensive training with genuine career pathway
  • Fully paid level 3 training and salary increase once completed
  • First-Week Pay Advance - Earn up to £350 early pay at the end of your first week
  • Pension scheme and 28 days holiday, plus an additional birthday day off
  • Refer-a-friend scheme: Earn a £250 bonus for each friend you refer to work for us
  • Life Insurance cover of £10,000
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Automatic entry into our Employee Assistance Programme offering:
  • Personal and everyday advice on child support, financial advice, mental health, health and wellbeing; and
  • Discounts on your favourite brands, restaurants and entertainment

This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check. If all of this is of interest to you, then please contact us to arrange an interview.

Note: Some benefits may be limited or not be available during countrywide lockdown due to external factors.

Closing date 23rd October 2020

Requirements

What you will need

Experience in the care sector is essential along with NVQ 2, or equivalent, and a willingness to complete NVQ 3. You must be of a caring, empathetic and compassionate nature, with a strong belief in teamwork, a keen work ethic and an interest in a career in care. We will provide training up to Level 5 Health and Social Care or Associate Nurse training; providing opportunities for promotion and enhancing your skills