Senior Care Assistant, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
We're looking for a compassionate Senior Care Assistant at Hale Court, Tunbridge Wells, Kent with experience of supporting older people.
Location: 7 Culverden Park Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent,
Salary: £9.65 per hour
Hours: Bank / Casual Positions Available
Located in a quiet residential area of Tunbridge Wells and surrounded by beautiful countryside, Hale Court’s high quality Independent Living retirement apartments offer a home from home providing comfort, space and privacy, as well as 24 hour care from staff for that added peace of mind. Situated less than a mile away from the town centre, Hale Court has great transport links with the train station 1.5 miles away and a bus service travelling to Tonbridge, Maidstone and Paddock Wood.
Closely supporting the Home Manager, you will actively participate and supervise in the delivery of care to the residents, ensuring that their physical, social, intellectual and emotional needs are met. Responsibilities will include overseeing all the resident care plans in line with their preferences and assisting in the safe control of medication to residents. Day Seniors/Team Leaders will also be required to assist in the induction and support of new care staff at the home.
Extensive previous care experience in a similar role in registered care setting, together with an NVQ2 and/or working towards NVQ3 or equivalent is essential. The ideal candidate must be an excellent communicator, good organiser and have the ability to work flexibly, both using their own initiative and within a care team.
The ability to demonstrate empathy and an understanding of the needs of older people is essential.
A compassionate, can-do person with experience supporting older people. To you, it’s more than just a job. It’s a role where you happily go the extra mile to make a difference to the lives of older people. A belief in giving your personal best at all times
With a flexible approach to hours and responsibilities, an appropriate qualification and a good track record as a carer. This will have given you everything you need to operate with minimal supervision, backed by an organised but empathetic manner, real understanding of the issues and challenges facing older people and enthusiasm for gaining additional skills and qualifications.
Our values are Caring, Openness, Honesty and Respect. Your passion for looking after the needs of older people means that these things come naturally to you
Your keen to develop your career in elderly care provision and will advocate our mission to enhance the quality of life for older people.
You also enjoy working with people, and form honest and respectful working relationships.
If this is you, then you could be the person we are looking for join our team of Care Assistants. By joining us, you can make a real difference to the quality of people’s lives.
We are a respectful and honest company enhancing the quality of life with our caring and open approach in all aspects of our work.
This post is subject to a DBS check.
Job Closing Date:
11 June 2020
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