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Senior Care Assistant

Newton Abbot

  • Full time
  • 2022-02-28
  • £10.75 a hour
  • Travel expenses: no
  • Job term: Permanent
  • Job code: 200122-23671

Job description:

If you’re passionate about providing the very best care in a residential care home setting, consider a move to South West Care Homes. We provide expert residential and dementia care to hundreds of people in care homes across the South West.

What you’ll be doing:

Leading a small team on your shift, taking responsibility for the support, physical and emotional well being and social needs of our residents

Administering medication to residents

Assisting and providing support for residents with personal care activities such as washing, personal hygiene, dressing and assisting with meals

Providing physical and mental stimulation by taking part in recreational and social activities with residents, both individually and as a group

Helping to maintain accurate records, using our advanced iPod based care system, and undertaking ongoing training.

Generally promoting our residents’ independence, choice, dignity and respect by delivering the very best standards of care

What you’ll need:

Ideally, both experience in a care environment and an NVQ 3 in Care, although we will consider people with an NVQ 2 who are willing to undertake the NVQ 3. What is essential is your genuine desire to develop a career in this field

Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well as part of a dedicated team

A respectful, courteous and compassionate nature and a belief in giving your personal best at all times and striving for continuous improvement.

What we’ll offer you in return:

· A competitive pay rate

· We cover the cost of your DBS Check

· Comprehensive induction and on-going training and development

· Hot meal provided

· Pension scheme available

· 28 days annual leave

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Job location

Lake View Care Home 4 South Road
Newton Abbot
Devon
TQ12 1HL

Job category

Care / support worker, Managerial, Residential care home

Profile

Lake View care home - South West Care Homes Where quality comes first

Type of organisation

Private

Sector

Social care

Description

Lake View is owned by South West Care Homes, a company with great experience in providing high quality care in the South West. Lake View is fully registered and has good working relationships with Social Service departments and local healthcare professionals. Lake View provides the informality of your own home, with the comfort and services of a country house hotel. Highly trained and caring staff are available 24 hours a day. We strive to encourage independence, in a quality setting, and are always happy to discuss individual needs, without commitment.

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