Sr. Care Assistant

Posted 28/05/2024 by Handsale Ltd

Location:
Paisley
Salary/Rate:
£13.40/hour
We are actively hiring for professional and experienced Senior Care Assistant to join our team on Night shift hours.

Ensure the highest possible levels of care are maintained by supporting/assisting Clients, when required, with all aspects of daily living.
Support training and supervision of junior and new Staff Members in all aspects of their work in the Care Centre, under the supervision of senior Staff Members.
Assist Clients in all aspects of their care needs (e.g. physical, emotional, and spiritual).Provide supervision and attention when needed, ensuring Clients retain their comfort and dignity.
Pay particular attention to assisting Clients who have limited mobility or physical / learning difficulties making the best use of aids provided.
SCA will assist in the delivery of care for Clients who are dying or who have a progressive illness. Assist with last offices.
Complete, observe, & review care planning needs for Clients, and complete written daily records as instructed and in line with the Company’s policies and procedures.
Answer Nurse Call system, giving assistance as required. Answer the door and telephone appropriately. Respond accordingly, and pass on messages promptly.
SCA needs to carry out regular checks on Clients at intervals determined by senior Staff Members.
Make and change beds, ensuring that rooms are clean and tidy, and commodes are empty, in line with the Care Centre’s disposal of waste policy. Ensure the Care Centre’s resources are used appropriately.

Qualifications and Skills
Required:
Genuine interest and experience of working with the relevant Client group
Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
Team player
Willingness to participate in Vocational Training Programmes
Satisfactory Police check and check against the POVA List (where applicable)
Requirement to register with SSSC

Desired:
N/SVQ Level 3 in Care
Previous supervisory experience as SCA
Experience / Qualification in the Safe Handling of Medicines

Benefits:
Highly Competitive rates of pay (£13.40 hourly)
+ £3.00 per hour enhancement for hours covered over contracted
28 days holiday entitlement
Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme
Excellent training and support
Established, Reputable, Forward Thinking Employer

About Handsale Ltd:
Handsale Ltd is a privately-owned healthcare company that currently owns and operates five Care Homes across England, Wales and Scotland. Founded in 1988 as a family business, Handsale has proudly maintained its family owned and operated structure to this day. Handsale has over 35+ years’ experience in healthcare and is a well-respected group in the industry. The Company operates 372 beds and employs over 457 people. Each Handsale care home is exactly that – a home. They are all situated in carefully chosen areas where their residents can continue to lead fulfilling lives while feeling confident and secure. The homes are run with an ethos based on quality, trust and support. Handsale prides itself on being an integral part of each of the communities it serves.

Westerfield Care Home – Handsale Ltd
The home caters 62 residents and offers Nursing and Residential care. We care for people those with Dementia & Old Age. Facility & Services we offer are Palliative Care, Respite Care, Convalescent Care, Alzheimer’s Care, Cancer Care, Stroke, Bipolar/Manic Depression, Cerebral Palsy, Colitis & Crohn's Disease and Separate EMI Unit.
Type:
Permanent
Contract Length:
N/A
Job Reference:
handsale.fgy2onjsEj_1
Job ID:
221725319

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